Interviews & Profiles
- Little Red Reviewer interviews Mahvesh Murad.
- Luna Station Quarterly interviews Catherine Lundoff.
- Notes from Coode Street interviews Ian McDonald.
- San Jose Mercury News interviews John Scalzi.
- The Barnes & Noble Review interviews Michael Dirda.
- SFFWorld interviews Mark Chitty.
- Gareth L. Powell interviews Peter F. Hamilton.
- Portuguese American Journal interviews Larry Correia.
- The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog interviews The Creators of the Ultraman Manga.
- Baen Fantasy Award Winner.
- Updated! 2015 Parsec Awards Finalists.
- On Spec Suspends Print Magazine.
- Disney announces creation of Star Wars theme parks.
- Subterranean Press has put up the pre-order page for Hell’s Bounty by Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale, a new weird western novel to be published in February 2016.
- BVC Announces Walking on Sunshine by Jennifer Stevenson.
- Fall 2015/Winter 2016: A Sneak Peak at our Upcoming Books from Night Shade.
- Now available: Writers On Writing: An Author’s Guide edited by Joe Mynhardt.
- Still avaoilable: The Women in Science Fiction Bundle.
Events & Event News
- Now – September 6: Racine, Wisconsin exhibit of sci-fi, fantasy, steampunk art a galactic pleasure.
- Minas Tirith – Help build the fictional city of Minas Tirith, from J. R. R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- The Immortal by Darryl Knickrehm.
- A.C. Wise on Non-Binary Authors to Read: Where to Start – Part 1.
- A.G. Wyatt on Predicting the Future: Inventing Future Technology in Sci-Fi.
- Amal El-Mohtar on Writing the Margins from the Centre and Other Moral Geometries.
- Book Riot on Fran Wilde’s Updraft & Five More Novels of Flight & Fantasy.
- Chuck Wendig on This Hackable Life.
- Europa SF on Danish Science Fiction Fandom and Fanzines – Knud Larn (Danemark).
- Gail Carriger’s 10 Favorite Space Operas.
- Gary K. Wolfe reviews China Miéville, Michael Swanwick, Aliette de Bodard. [via Locus Online Blinks]
- George R.R. Martin is Handicapping the Hugos.
- Heather Massey on Scarlet Overkill Deserves Her Own Movie — So Here’s The Script.
- Jess Nevins on The Victorian Hugos: 1894 Brings The First Great Female Mad Scientist In Literature.
- Jim C. Hines on Racial and Gender Diversity in 2015 SFF Convention Guests of Honor.
- Ken MacLeod on Science fiction: taking science personally.
- Leah Schnelbach on Diana Wynne Jones Subverted Fantasy Even as She Celebrated It.
- My Bookish Ways on Read This: Agents of the Internet Apocalypse by Wayne Gladstone.
- New Stateman on I read the 100 “best” fantasy and sci-fi novels – and they were shockingly offensive.
- Paul Di Filippo reviews on Puss in D.C. and Other Stories by Pamela Sargent.
- Peter Watts on “Humans”? They Weren’t Kidding..
- Sabine Quetant on 8 Afrofuturist Artists You Need To Follow Right Now.
- Salon says The ecological lessons of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece were ahead of its time. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Scientific American on War in Space May Be Closer Than Ever. [via LR Noakes]
- Stephen Baxter, James Benford and Joseph Miller offer up A Science Critique of Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Suvudu offers A Letter from Jason M. Hough.
- The Wertzone on Gratuitous Lists: Games for Readers.
- Vonda N. McIntyre on How Starfarers came to be.
- The Art of Anna Dittmann.
- The Art of Anna Steinbauer.
- Sorry I’m late., Yan Hao.
- Kothophed for Magic the Gathering, Tianhua Xu.
- Rancor, Matt James.
- Get out of me swamp by HelmiP.
- Frankensteining 25 Looney Tunes Covers For DC Comics’ November Titles Together.
- Spider Woman, Sara Wilde.
- Thomas Perkins: Lunchtime Scribbling – The Marvel Comics Edition Part 1.
- Cover art for the Chinese edition of The Quantum Thief.
More Fun Stuff
- Aliette de Bodard Pre-order special offer.
- CoverGirl Star Wars Makeup Is A Thing.
- NASA fires up engine that will take the SLS to Mars.
- Which Mirrir Empire Character Are You?
- Learn How To Make A ‘Star Wars’ Speeder Bike Rocker.
- George Miller’s original 1999 storyboard for Mad Max: Fury Road.
- GALACTIC GALAXY: the series.
- Millennium Falcon Quadcopter seen in the wild. (Thanks, Eddie!)
- Beware the Hairy Mango episode 294 – “Angels With Slightly Less Dirty Faces” by Matthew Sanborn Smith.
- The Golden Age: Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers Big Little Books ~ 1934-1945. [via Bill Crider]
- Best. Thanos. Cosplay. Ever.