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Michael A. Burstein: Library Trustee

Michael A. Burstein, award-winning SF author, father of twins,. purportedly excellent husband, is now also a 4-time elected Library Trust for the city of...

Of Books and Book Shelves: The Travails of an SF Book...

As mentioned here and elsewhere, I recently received a boon from my wife.  She finally allowed me to devote some space to bookshelves.  Our...

The Art of the IAAA: David A. Hardy – The King...

Today we begin a new bi-weekly feature that introduces the art and history of the members of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA),...

Amazing Stories Top Posts of April 2013

More Sci Fi Shows To Hit Screens in 2013 Interview With A Wizard: Mike Top Ten RPG Game Systems of All Time Jack Vance...

How American Airlines Helped Me Gafiate

Gafiate, for those whose Fannish Lexicon isn't handy, is Fan Speak for the act of 'Getting Away From It All'.  Leaving Fandom.  Putting conventions...

From the In Box 4/28/13

Tony C Smith from StarshipSofa sent along the following:   Live Video Writers Workshop with Mike Resnick and Paul Di Filippo 16th June 2013 UK Greenwich Mean Time 17:00 Eastern...

Marketing is Destroying the Science Fiction Genre

The other day I was listening to NPR as they ran a piece on the TOTALLY NEW! NOT SCIENCE FICTION! genre of Cli Fi...

From the In Box 4/25/2013

Clarion West Receives $10,000 NEA Art Works Grant Seattle,WA—The National Endowment for the Arts announced today that Clarion West will receive a $10,000 Art Works grant...

Anonymous Calls for Internet Blackout to Protest CISPA

A branch of Anonymous called for an internet blackout (voluntary downtime) to bring attention to the CISPA law that recently passed a House vote....

From the In Box 4/19/13

Mather offers .99 cent deal on Cyberstorm Larry Tucker - Send Letters, Look for Tapes Matthew Mather, author of Cyberstorm, currently the number 1 novel...

TWO NEW FEATURES COMING TO AMAZING STORIES and AMAZING STORIES GOES...

The Experimenter Publishing Company and Amazing Stories are pleased to announce that beginning in May of 2013, two new bi-monthly features will be coming...

From the In Box 4/18/13

StarShipSofa LiveCast KGB Reading Angry Robot's Strange Chemistry Signs Sarah Raughley Via Facebook: the accented Tony C reminds us that - Live Online In Video: An Audience...

From the In Box: Oblivion Already Taking Hits

The latest Tom Cruise vehicle - Oblivion - has hit the theaters outside the US and is apparently doing fairly well - at the...

A Visit To A Cinema Pub

My family used the occasion of two close family birthdays as an excuse to visit a Cinema Pub.  I don't know how common such...

From the In Box 4/15/13

John Scalzi reminds us that today is the last day to vote for the Locus Awards.  You can read his reminder and vote here. ANYONE...

From the In Box 4/13/13

Thanks to the Chums on Fictionmags (an invite group), this article in Popular Mechanics features a house designed and built by the author of...

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months. ...

From the In Box 4/12/2013

The International Board on Books for Young People is proud to announce the 2014 Jury and the candidates for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards....

From the In Box

Mexican Author Verónica Murguía Wins Spanish Great Angular SM Literary Award Tax Evaders Video Game The Mexican writer Verónica Murguía has won the Great...

From the In Box – Cassandra Rose Clarke, Elizabeth Bear, Andy...

Angry Robot Signs James A. Moore Strange Chemistry Signs Cassandra Rose Clarke Elizabeth Bear and Andy Duncan accept appointment to the jury for the Theodore Sturgeon...

Will the Real Tony Stark Please Stand Up

Over the past few decades the uber rich have had an increasing influence on our technological future: Peter Diamandis funds various space-oriented X-Prizes, one...

April is National Women’s History Month

Which is kind of short-shrift for women - one month only - considering that homo sap history is women's history and, like, there's this...

Get a Button, Badge or Banner From Amazing Stories – for...

At Long Last...Centuries in the Making!....Like Nothing Ever Seen Before!.....For the First Time Ever!....Is This the Beginning of the End?...or is it just THE...

Oh the Hugos, Ahh the Hugos, Ewww The Hugos

Every year, the Hugo Awards -presented by the World Science Fiction Association at its annual event, Worldcon - are announced amidst much internet and...

Amazing News

Only one item today:  Your's truly was interviewed by the prestigious StarShipSofa and its enormously enthusiastic host Tony C. Smith this past Tuesday (at...

From the In Box Too/Two

"SHOULD YOU BE BLACKLISTED, MR. CARD?" The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art New York, NY Share this event: Wednesday Apr 10, 2013 7:00 PM - Wednesday Apr...

From the In Box: Iain Banks Has Cancer

Update below. via Facebook and SFX, today we learned the sad news that Iain M. Banks has late-stage gall bladder cancer. Iain has written a letter...

From the In Box

From Lightspeed Magazine - The April 2013 Issue is Now on Sale! Welcome to issue thirty-five of Lightspeed! In this month's issue, we have original science fiction...

Top Posts from March & Other Amazing Cool Stuff

Today, on April 1st - and this is no joke - Amazing Stories crosses the 500 posts line.  Congratulations to all of our contributors. ...

From the – We ARE Living In A Science Fiction World...

When those who are critical of science fiction's predictive powers - or seeming lack thereof - are searching for a pithy sentence with which...