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SF Tidbits for 1/11/09

  • Vice Magazine interviews Ursula K. Le Guin: “…the entrance of a substantial number of women sf writers in the 60s and 70s, along with some unconventional males of the same generation, enlarged the scope of the genre, increased its literary and intellectual sophistication, introduced credible female and nonheterosexual characters, and improved the general quality of the prose–and won a lot of new and faithful readers.”
  • SFF World interviews Jim C. Hines, author of The Stepsister Scheme.
  • Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]:
  • The Time Traveler goes back to revisit Robert Silverberg’s 1970 WorldCon Guest of Honor speech in which he talks about Science Fiction in the Age of Revolution. [via SFFaudio]
  • Alex Zalben talks about the emotional lives of Terminators: “The robots in the Terminator Universe (or T-U, as I like to call it) have some of the most complex emotional lives of any movie characters ever.”
  • @The World in the Satin Bag: 5 Reasons Science Fiction Is Better Than Fantasy.
About John DeNardo (13013 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

1 Comment on SF Tidbits for 1/11/09

  1. Good to see sci fi and fantasy both get their equal 5 Reasons time over at the Satin Bag! šŸ™‚

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