I found out just yesterday from the Internet Speculative Fiction Database that November 1979 marks the first fan column I ever published in Amazing magazine, the print version. My column was titled “Fans, Prose and Cons”—a somewhat obvious three-way pun. That means it’s been 34 years since I started writing for this magazine.
Octavia Butler era una chica negra, pobre, inusualmente alta, tímida, tartamuda, disléxica y lesbiana. Desde muy joven tuvo una idea bastante clara de lo que era la discriminación en sus muchas formas y utilizó la ciencia ficción para explorar temas sociales antiguos y modernos.
Douglas Smith wins another Aurora Award at the CanCon 2013 convention.
Crisis en la colección RBA fantástica Hace unos días se anunció mediante un comunicado en su web la desaparición de la colección de literatura fantástica de RBA. Pocas horas después de publicar dicho post, se […]
An interview with author Alvaro Perez Quehi
Recent developments in the world of spanish SF/F/H
What Would You Expect From Amazing Stories? Amazing News, That’s What!
A Photo gallery from this year’s Worldcon
The Rhysling Award, the Science Fiction Poetry Association’s award for poetry in two length categories
One of our contributors is up for an Aurora Award and voting ends tomorrow!
A new award for special kinds of (non) science fiction.
Fans, publishers, art directors, and collectors expected Worldcon art shows to display the best-of-the-best art being created in the field, and top artists looked forward to meeting their expections. NO MORE.
The 2013 Hugo Awards were presented at the 71st Worldcon – LoneStarCon3 – in San Antonio Texas over the Labor Day Weekend. Best Novel Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor) 2312, Kim […]
A preliminary scouting report on LoneStarCon3 – including a report on the winners of the Chesley Awards for fantastic art.
After an extended summer break I’ve returned with lots of exciting news and a whole bunch of wonderful books, which I’ll be reviewing for you in the coming months. It’s award season!!! With WorldCon this […]
LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom
Browsing through my photo file yielded one of me taken at the 16th annual Chesley Awards, 2001, accepting an award for one of the winners. Which did not include me 🙂 (although I have been […]
Cool Stuff That Might Happen (or Not): Awards, Best of Anthologies, Movies Welcome back! This week I’ll be looking at some of the cool things that just might happen to you after you’ve published a […]
Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” […]
As I was downloading some bid sheets this week, in preparation for packing up the art to be displayed at the LoneStarCon3 Art Show, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (San Antonio TX) I was […]
Let this serve as your reminder that final ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards are due today. (07/31/13) With that in mind, I bring you my continued parade of Hugo Award statistics from across the […]