Interviews & Profiles
- A Conversation between Anne Charnock and E.J. Swift.
- A.M. Dellamonica interviews Jane Lindskold.
- StarShipSofa interviews Ellen Datlow.
- Tor.com interviews Linda Nagata and Marko Kloos.
- Nightmare Magazine interviews Sarah Langan.
- The Future And You podcast welcomes James Maxey and Jim Craig.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Kelley Armstrong.
- The Grim Tidings Podcast interviews John R. Fultz.
- Nerds of a Feather interviews Cyberpunks Bruce Sterling and Pat Cadigan (Part 2).
- Suvudu interviews John Birmingham.
- Ellen Datlow Acquires The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle.
- Liber Primus Games and Gollancz Announce A Land Fit For Heroes Fantasy Adventure Game-book App.
- J.K. Rowling Confirms Existence of American Wizard School.
Events & Event News
- As part of the Fantastic Fiction free reading series, Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present Dale Bailey & Simon Strantzas on June 17, 7pm at KGB Bar in NYC.
- Superhero: 4th Annual Portrait Invitational. [via Geek Art Gallery]
- At the Electronic Entertainment Expo from June 16-18: The 2015 “Into the Pixel” Collection, honoring video game art. [via Geek Art Gallery]
- New Baileys Women’s Prize winner Ali Smith will deliver the second annual PEN HG Wells lecture, which will this year take place at Edinburgh International Book Festival.
- SFF readers and writers: support the Clarion Write-a-Thon.
- Champions of Aetaltis: A Heroic Fantasy Anthology by Marc Tassin.
- Birth Movies Death on Paleo Pictures: Dinosaurs On Film.
- Book Riot on Chinese Science Fiction and Reading Internationally.
- Brain Pickings on Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing. [via Geek Art Gallery]
- Christopher Johnson on Fairy land meets real life.
- Django Wexler on Abridged Script to Blackhats.
- George R.R. Martin on Not A Blog – Wars, Woes, Work.
- George R.R. Martin on Why a Game of Thrones film wouldn’t work.
- Jeff Somers on 5 Dystopian Societies That Might Actually Function.
- Jennifer Schlameuss-Perry says I don’t want to be upgraded.
- Kirkus Reviews (me!) on Read Them Now, Watch Them Later: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Adaptation Watch (June 2015 Edition).
- Mary Robinette Kowal on What it’s like to audition for a Henson workshop.
- Modern Myth Media on Jaws and the Mostly Forgotten Allure of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances.
- Paul Di Filippo reviews Nemesis Games by James S. A. Corey.
- Prehistoric Pulp on Beyond Jurassic World: A guide to current dinosaur media.
- S. Andrew Swann on SF as Thriller/Thriller as SF.
- SILive says Getting ready for Star Wars at Walt Disney World.
- Whatever on The Big Idea: Beth Cato.
- Art by Asher Ben Alpay.
- Geekscapes 2014.
- Robo-head, Waldemar Pietka.
- Spectral Hound, Adam Duff.
- Sad, Ian Barker.
- Encounter, Marco Gorlei.
- Sahaqiel, Angel of the Sky, Peter Mohrbacher.
- Geek Art Gallery: Posters: Downtown Mos Eisley.
- Art Inspired By Jurassic Park.
- Bob Canada’s Spock Model Kit Illustration.
More Fun Stuff
- Read the prologue from Pierce Brown’s third Red Rising book, Morning Star.
- Read an Excerpt of (R)evolution by PJ Manney.
- Excerpt: The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato.
- Excerpt of Michael R. Fletcher’s Beyond Redemption.
- Nerdist Book Club: DUNE.
- Audiobook Extract: The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth read by David Rintoul.
- StarShipSofa #390 w/ fiction by Allen M. Steele.
- LightSail sends back photo of deployed solar sails.
- BookScans – Graphically illustrating the evolution of Vintage American Paperbacks, 1939 through 1979. [via Andrew Porter]