Interviews & Profiles
- HuffPo video-interviews Stephen King. [via Bill Crider]
- Sword and Laser mini-interviews Kate Elliott, Todd McCaffrey, Ian McDonald, Liz Williams, Ian R. MacLeod, and Simon R. Green at LonCon 3.
- GenreTainment interviews Mur Lafferty.
- Nerdist interviews Geoff Johns.
- Gravetapping interviews Ed Gorman. [via Bill Crider’s Pop Culture Magazine]
- Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer Sign On as Indies First Spokespeople.
- Marvel, Jack Kirby Estate Settlement Brings End to High-Stakes Battle.
- Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books. [via Derek Johnson]
Events & Event News
- October 02 in Washington, DC: Can We Imagine Our Way to a Better Future? (With Neal Stephenson, Kathryn Cramer, Ted Chiang, Ed Finn, Elizabeth Bear, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Madeline Ashby, Vandana Singh, Karl Schroeder and more.)
- Cory Doctorow’s upcoming appearances to promote In Real Life.
- JournalStone announced as Supporting Sponsor of the Bram Stoker Awards Banquet in May 2015.
- Call for Papers: Pulp Magzine Studies at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference, April 1–4, 2015, New Orleans, LA. [via Andrew Porter]
- Clarkesworld: Chinese Science Fiction Translation Project.
- The Green Alliance – scifi WW2 Orc Miniatures.
- The Last Parsec – Savage Worlds.
- NerdPosters – Personalized Sci Fi Posters.
- Star Wars – Original Fan Film: Sith Rising.
- Fortune’s Tavern – The Fantasy Tavern Simulator.
- Cherie Priest on Tiny Godzilla – author, editor, wife.
- Helen Lowe on Literary vs Genre, Seriously?
- Jaym Gates says I wish someone had told me…
- Ted Gioia on When Science Fiction Grew Up – How renegade sci-fi writers of the 1960s paved the way for today’s blending of literary and genre fiction.
- Revision is a Dish Best Served Cold on The Metaphor of the Ring in Fantasy.
- Kyle Anderson: I’m a Man and I Want to See Female Superhero Movies.
- Mark Finn on MondoCon 1: The Little Show-Within-A-Show That Could.
- Jeff VanderMeer on Southern Reach: On the Road with Acceptance–DC, Baltimore, Richmond, Austin To Go.
- Lou Anders offers Refections from the Road: The Tweens Read Festival.
- Paul Levinson on Outlander 1.8: The Other Side.
- Bull Spec reprints The Exploding Spaceship Eugie Foster Memorial Review of Returning My Sister’s Face.
- WSJ on James Frey Hasn’t Given Up on Writing.
- Flavorwire on Amazon vs. Hachette: Authors Speak Out.
- Motherboard on The Most Valiant Attempts to Program Our Five Senses Into Robots. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Vice on Science Fiction Fanzines Before the Future Got Broken.
- CNet on The researcher who wants to put you in someone else’s head.
- Daniel Carpenter lists 5 Gateway Comics for Doctor Who fans.
- Brain Pickings lists David Bowie’s 75 Must-Read Books.
- Kate Atherton lists 10 Reasons to Read and Love Peter F. Hamilton.
- Concept Art by Laurel D. Austin.
- Project “Acheron” Function Character , Chang-youl Park.
- Soul Eater , Soren Zaragoza.
- “Wasp”, Paul Paulino.
- Destiny – Ketch, Mark Van Haitsma.
- “Rengar”, Jaime Martinez.
More Fun Stuff
- The Tree of Water (Excerpt) by Elizabeth Haydon.
- Retribution (Excerpt) by Mark Charan Newton.
- Story Excerpt: Risk of Love and Magic by Patricia Rice.
- David Nickle reads “Dracula Must Die” – Ottawa, Sept. 23.
- Watch Batman’s Parents Die In Every Incarnation — All At Once.
- Islam and Science Fiction webiste – On Science Fiction, Islam and Muslims. [via Tesseracts 18]
- Original Star Trek Cast Morphed with New Cast.