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SF Tidbits for 7/10/07

SF Tidbits for 7/9/07

SF Tidbits for 7/8/07

  • SF Scope is reporting that Daniel F. Galouye (Dark Universe) is the recipient of this year’s Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award, awarded to SF and fantasy writers whose work “displays unusual originality, embodies the spirit of Cordwainer Smith’s fiction, and deserves renewed attention or ‘Rediscovery’.” See also: Past winners.
  • SF Canada interviews Bantam editor Anne Groell.
  • The July 5th issue of Nature feature article “The Biologists Strike Back” includes looks at science fictions treatment of the biological sciences and includes comments from authors Ken MacLeod (who has a masters in biomechanics), Joan Slonczewski (professor of biology at Kenyon College), Paul McAuley (formerly lecturer in botany at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland), and Peter Watts (who has done research in marine biology). Here’s the supplementary text in PDF. [via Biology in Science Fiction]
  • Create your very own Who Wants to be a Superhero comic book creation and you could win prizes, courtesy of a SciFi Channel promotion.
  • Quasar Dragon has the TV classic Space Patrol!

SF Tidbits for 7/7/07

SF Tidbits for 7/6/07

My, what a busy blogosphere its been!

SF Tidbits for 7/5/07

SF Tidbits for 7/4/07

SF Tidbits for 7/3/07

SF Tidbits for 7/2/07

  • Artist Bob Eggleton shows off the cover he did for the reissue of Heinlein’s Farmer in the Sky.
  • Agent Alison Eldred points us to some nice eye candy in the form of stock images from client sf artists Jim Burns and John Harris.
  • Locus online posts the contents of the July 2007 issue of Locus magazine.
  • Crawford Kilian has posted the downloadable content from his book Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy and it has a wealth of cool links for the science fiction fan.
  • The Free Lance Star has an article on Robert A. Heinlein: Centenary a modern sci-fi giant. [via Mike Brotherton]
  • From The Houston Chronicle: The Future of Futurism. “Is science fiction thriving amid the pyrotechnics, or is it dying a slow and hideous death, suffocated by publishing-industry group-think and unimaginative movie execs drunk on sequels?”
  • The Telegraph offers Science fiction – or a horror story? “Among the things spoilt by the Nazis was science fiction.”
  • Marginal Revolution cites underrated science fiction (even though “the genre is mostly retreads”) and names Sphere by Michael Crichton, Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon and Gun with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem.
  • Gary Gibson has been added to the list of sf/f authors who blog.
  • Writers reviewing outside their field, Part 1: Paul Levinson loves Live Free and Die Hard.
  • Writers reviewing outside their field, Part 2: Cherie Priest almost rips Bob Saget a new one.
  • Retro Sci-Fi game from Adult Swim: Nine Billion Miles from Earth.

SF Tidbits for 7/1/07

SF Tidbits for 6/30/07

SF Tidbits for 6/28/07

SF Tidbits for 6/27/07

SF Tidbits for 6/26/07

SF Tidbits for 6/25/07

SF Tidbits for 6/22/07

SF Tidbits for 6/21/07

SF Tidbits for 6/20/07

SF Tidbits for 6/19/07

SF Tidbits for 6/18/07

I’m behind on tidbits, so this is partly me playing catch-up.

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