Interviews & Profiles
- My Bookish Ways interviews Cat Rambo.
- Angry Robot Live with Alyc Helms, Ferrett Steinmetz, and Tim Waggoner.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Jonathan Barnes.
- My Bookish Ways interviews MP Johnson.
- StarTalk Interviews George Takei.
- The Qwillery interviews Steven H. Silver.
- Amazing Stories interviews Andrew David Barker.
- Redditors interview Timothy C. Ward.
- S.C. Flynn interviews A Fantasy Reader.
Hugo Award News and Articles
- Saquan Relases “final” Hugo Award ballot, adding The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Novel) and “A Single Samurai” by Steven Diamond (Short Story).
- Brad R. Torgersen on Sad Puppies: We are not Rabid Puppies.
- Larry Correia points out He is not Vox Day.
- Jason Sanford on Screaming “We’re not VD!” while ignoring your relationship with VD.
- Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter.
- Tor.com announces Binti by Nnedi Okorafor.
- A new Witcher novel is coming.
- Science Fiction Research Association Award Winners.
- Search of 100,000 galaxies finds no sign of alien life.
Events & Event News
- Saturday, April 18 at Austin Books: Rick Klaw to interview Michael Moorcock.
- April 24 – 26: See Patrick Hester at The Pikes Peak Writers Conference 2015. Tell him bagels are better than bear claws.
- Chronicles of Gor. [Thanks, Lawrence]
- Beauty in Ruins on Tough Travels with Awesome Displays of Magic.
- Bookworm Blues on Superposition by David Walton.
- Diabolical Plots on “Ones to Watch” Anthology (Replacing the Mulligan Awards).
- Fandomania on Fangirl’s Guide to Game of Thrones.
- Film School Rejects on 12 Movies to Watch After You See Ex Machina.
- io9 on Star Wars Costumes And Props Reveal New Characters For Episode 7.
- Kirkus Reviews Blog (Patrick Hester) on Clinging to Hope.
- Michelle Sagara on I don’t write romance.
- Nerdist on Why The Terminator Franchise Should Be Terminated.
- Paul Di Filippo reviews Romance on Four Worlds: A Casanova Quartet by Tom Purdom.
- Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris on Inspirations for the Steampunk World of The Diamond Conspiracy .
- Tsana Dolichva asks Why the Apocalypse?
- VIDEO: Karen Kleckner Keefe and Rebecca Vnuk on Readers, Writers, Books and Blogs. (Thanks for the SF Signal shout-out at 52:20!)
- Sea Demon, Javier Ruiz.
- Bellona SMITE, Simon Eckert.
- Dragon head, Le Long.
- Lord Bafla, Carlo Spagnola.
- Book Cover: Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper by David Barnett.
More Fun Stuff
- A Horror Story Constructed Entirely from Actual Sentences in Reviews of the Apple Watch. [via Look At This]
- Steampunk Lamps.
- This student’s created a Batman outfit – and it works.
- Sword & Laser #213 – Our Thoughts on the Hugos.
- Quiz: Which Sci Fi Character Would You Be in an Apocalypse?
- All Nippon Airways Announces ‘Star Wars’ Project With R2-D2 Painted Jet.
- Scenes from the set of Dark Matter.
- Cosplay: Pinhead, Jr.