You are pulled through the novel like the proverbial fly-on-the-wall riding on a character’s shoulders observing what’s happening with morbid fascination.
Wry humor, political intrigue and alternate history combine in this fantasy romp
Apparently, you CAN rely on the human race for something, and screwing things up would be that thing.
Introducing Polar Starlight, a magazine of Canadian speculative poetry, offering a free download of its first issue
It’s about trees. Trees that collectively form a super computer of unimaginable power. Trouble is each tree thinks of itself as a human being, and you know that means trouble.
Genuine Canadian Speculation. Got the stamp of approval and everything!
a vision of presenting world SF&F in as great a variety as possible.
Augur seems to be bounding from strength to strength. Quite an achievement.
This publication features a Q&A with each author following their fiction.
A wide mix of stories in this latest issue
Stories with low stakes and small rewards, little triumphs, happy chances.
An online tri-annual speculative fiction magazine of work by “queer POC / Indigenous / Aboriginal creators”
a horror magazine with a Stephen King theme
On Spec always offers an incredible variety of fiction. Not merely a case of something for everybody, but a whole bunch of stuff worth reading
Neo-Opsis returns, and goes digital
A review of Lackington’s cocktails themed magazine issue
Wouldn’t you know it, judging stories on their merits alone nevertheless results in a pleasing diversity of authors. Bonus!
Graeme reviews a collection of stories from the magazine he edits, though the anthology is edited by someone else.
In sum, a classic case of a self-published work that needs a final edit at multiple levels. However, nitpicky points aside, the variety of theme and approach exhibited is pleasing, and the sweep of Dean’s imagination impressive and exciting. It’s actually a fun read.
My grasp of the internal angst of being a misunderstood teenage girl in modern times is somewhat limited
A review of Augur magazine, a publication which brings uncommon perspectives, and brings together the often disparate realms of literary and genre fiction
A review of the stories, poems and interview in the latest issue of Pulp Literature magazine
The description in this tale is lush and vivid, conjuring up details of a spiritual reality quite different from Western tradition.
Congratulations to R. Graeme Cameron for his Aurora win. Here, he fills us in on what it was like to attend When Worlds Collide
Two of Amazing Stories’ Columnists – Steve Fahnestalk and Richard Graeme Cameron – are up for Aurora awards this year
This issue a good mix of fun and creepiness, with some first class writing.
Catherine’s experience as a publisher offers a role model in terms of what it takes to make the commitment.
Our second review of Sawyer’s latest; well worth two reviews, well worth the read.
A new Canadian SF magazine hits the stands!
OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. SMALL RAIN and Other Nightmares – by Paula Johanson Publisher: Doublejoy Books, Victoria, British Columbia, June 2020. Cover Art Design: by Lila Klassen. Note: All stories by Paula Johanson. Small Rain Premise: End of the world, basically. How do you survive? Review: A young […]