Interviews & Profiles
- As the Page Turns interviews Davila LeBlanc, author of Dark Transmissions.
- A.A.B. and M. interviews Charlie Pulsipher, author of The Crystal Bridge.
- The Childrens Book Review interviews Tom Jones, author of Ask the Astronaut.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Beth Cato, author of Wings of Sorrow and Bone.
- Lightspeed Magazine interviews Chuck Wendig and Alexandra Bracken, author of Guide to the New Star Wars Canon.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for Elizabeth Bonesteel, author of The Cold Between.
- Aimee Ogden Wins 2016 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award
- Doctor Who Heading to Amazon Prime Under Exclusive BBC Pact
- Morphing Metal Could Create Shapeshifting Robots, because roboticists see a post-apocalyptic movie and think to themselves, “hey, that looks like it might be fun.”
- Available Now: Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley where the future of humnaity is haunted by alien ghosts.
Events & Event News
- 2016’s Gemmell Awards presentation will take place at Fantasycon, the UK’s longest-running fantasy convention. This year, Fantasycon will be held in Scarborough between 23rd and 25th September, with the Gemmell Awards ceremony staged at 8pm on Saturday 24th September.
- Join Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder, signing at Forbidden Planet London Wednesday, March 23 at 6pm!
- Seven things that shaped Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016
- The Daedalus Sentence: Escape from Space Prison (Co-Op Game) – a cooperative escape game for 1 to 4 in a dangerous and ever-changing prison with 7 difficulty levels.
- TAU CETI: Planetary Crisis – A 1-5 player sci-fi board game. Harness your alien abilities, adapt to a collapsing economy, & lead your civilization to Enlightenment!
- Whispers from the Abyss 2: The Horrors That Were & Shall Be – H.P. Lovecraft inspired stories specifically for readers on the go.
- TV Review: NPR calls The Expanse the “Best Science-Fiction Show In A Decade”
- The 100’s Creator Finally Spoke Up About That Controversial Death
- Abigail Nussbaum on The Hugos: My Hugo Ballot, Publishing and Fan Categories.
- Are we witnessing the death of YA dystopia at the movies … or just Woodley’s career?
- Den of Geek is Exploring David Bowie’s Sci-Fi Fascination
- Doctor Who and the Communist: The work and politics of Malcolm Hulke
- From Hunger Games to Ender’s Game: The Teen Dystopia Boom, Ranked
- How Marvel Is Partnering With Star Wars For Rogue One
- How Midnight Special Proves You Can Make Science Fiction for Adults
- In History and Fantasy, Diversity is the Tradition
- Is Watching Robots Ram into Each Other Still Fun? Of course it is! Because long as they’re killing each other, they’re not kill us!
- John Scalzi answers the question “Will Humans Survive?“
- A Logic Named Joe: The 1946 sci-fi short that nailed modern tech
- The Martian author wrote Ready Player One fan fiction, which is now official canon
- Pros vs. Cons: Should You Watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? On one hand, “no.” On the other, “Hell no.” You discuss.
- SpeakEasy examines The Political Power Play of Batman v Superman
- Star Wars 7: How did Rey defeat Kylo Ren?
- The Terrifying, Dystopian Future of Divergent Is Already Here
- What J.K. Rowling’s New Story Can Teach Us About Cultural Appropriation
- DC heroes reimagined as ancient Malaysian shadow puppets
- First Look at Star Trek Art Exhibit Commemorating the Sci-Fi Franchise’s 50th
- How to Draw Clone War’s Ahsoka, Amidala, Anakin, QUI-GON JINN R2-D2
More Fun Stuff
- The 30 Funniest Single Panels in Comic Book History
- An animated explanation of the Terminator franchise in 3 minutes
- THE SONS OF MACHA the third and final book in John Lenahan’s YA series SHADOWMAGIC is (finally) a free weekly podcast! (iTunes)
- There’s a chess based on quantum mechanics and the only way to win is not to play
- Watch a trailer for April and the Extraordinary World, a Sci-Fi Talking Cat Adventure
- Watch a trailer for Dead 7