Interviews & Profiles
- Carolina Book Beat interviews Clay & Susan Griffith of The Shadow Revolution.
- F&SF interviews Matthew Hughes, author of “The Curse of the Myrmelon.”
- Galactichat interviews author David McDonald.
- Ginger Nuts of Horror interview David Owain Hughes, author of Walled In.
- Jane Friedman interviews Nathan Bransford, author of the Jacob Wonderbar children’s series, including the recent Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp.
- Legendarium Media interviews Paul Mitchell and Alan Mechem, author of the recently released time travel novel The Man That Time Forgot.
- Lightspeed interviews David Gerrold, author of The Man Who Folded Himself.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Sam Munson, author of The War Against the Assholes.
- The Qwillery interviews S.K. Dunstall, author of Linesman.
- SFFWorld interviews George Zebrowski, author of Macrolife.
- Tor.com interviews Daniel José Older, author of Shadowshaper.
- Two authors have been named as recipients of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award for 2015.
- The winners of the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry have been announced, Ramsey Campbell and Sheri S. Tepper.
Events & Event News
- Author James Patterson will appear at Barnes & Noble – Union Square in New York City on Sunday July 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM to sign the graphic novel ZOO!
- Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, will appear at Barnes & Noble – Union Square in New York City on Thursday July 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign his new novel ARMADA!
- Book Review: Sanctum Sanctorum: Under Ground by S. L. Grey.
- Book Review: Cory Doctorow calls Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older “outstanding supernatural YA contemporary fantasy.”
- 6 Novels and Graphic Novels That Continue Beloved SF/F TV Shows.
- The 10 greatest sci-fi insults ever.
- 15 underappreciated books: sci-fi, fantasy, horror fiction.
- Comics capture digital readers – and grab more print fans: More and more devotees of ‘sequential art’ have begun to consume stories on e-readers and online.
- David Bowie Is Sci-Fi and Fantasy Personified.
- Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Every Time Travel Movie Ever, Ranked.
- Falling under the spell of fairytales and myths: From folk tales to Greek myth, ‘old stories’ are fuelling a fantasy boom. In a recent discussion chaired by Marina Warner at the Royal Society of Literature, four authors explored the reasons why.
- Five Mythical Islands of the Atlantic Ocean: Your Guide to Summer Adventure.
- Five reasons why Terminator Genisys fails to deliver.
- Five Super Villain Schemes So Crazy They Might Just Be Crazy.
- The highs and lows of the soft movie reboot.
- Is sci-fi predicting the future, or creating it?
- It’s Independence Day! 8 Revolutionary SF/F Novels.
- Kelly Link, surreal genius. (according to LitHub)
- Kim Stanley Robinson’s 9 Favorite SF Novels.
- Kirkus compiles July’s essential sci-fi for your sci-fi reading convenience.
- Proof that economics can be interesting, as long as you insert Warboys and starships.
- Raised By Apes and Wolves: Fiction’s Top 11 Feral Children.
- Terminator Genisys: 22 questions about the film answered.
- Top 25 films with unrealistic computer scenes.
- With Mark Lawrence: Why I Love Leather-Bound Books.
- Iron Man armor meets Asgardian armor.
- School hallways can be grim places, but a group of teachers at Biloxi Junior High School found a way to lighten the mood. They’ve turned the 8th grade English hallway into an “Avenue of Literature” by transforming 189 unused lockers into book spines! This seems like the best possible thing that could ever happen to a locker.
More Fun Stuff
- H.P. Lovecraft Describes the Unspeakable Things He Witnessed in the Star Wars Films.
- Listen to William Gibson’s Seminal Novel, Neuromancer Dramatized for Radio.
- McFarlane Toys and HBO Announce New GAME OF THRONES CONSTRUCTION SETS.
- Read an excerpt from The Flicker Men by Ted Kosmatka at Tor.com.
- Read an excerpt from Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove at Suvudu.
- Read the short story “At the End of Babel” by Michael Livingston at Tor.com.
- What to Expect From Aliens When We Make First Contact.
- Why Does a Terminator’s Skin Age? Why Does a Terminator’s Skin Age? video.
- With a name like Sarah O’Connor, you probably shouldn’t tweet about killer robots…