AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 21, 2024

Warner Holme Review: Firsts & Lasts Review by Warner Holme: Laura Silverman’s Firsts & Lasts is a themed anthology with a rather wide scope. While at first glance the concept is of covering important final […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 14, 2024

Interview With He Xi, 2024 Hugo Finalist INTRODUCTION: Eight Light Minutes(8LM) Culture of Chengdu has given permission for File 770 to reprint the series of interviews with Chinese science fiction writers which they have been running this week […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 7, 2024

Be the Change: For the Future of the Hugos by Paul Weimer EDITOR’S NOTE: In this sixth reprint from Journey Planet’s “Be the Change” issue, Paul Weimer urges future Worldcons to pledge that the persons […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 30, 2024

Get Hansen’s New Volume of British SF Convention History Rob Hansen’s saga of early sf conventions in the UK continues with the release of British SF Conventions Volume 2: 1952-1957 on July 1. The 101,000-word […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 23, 2024

2024 Locus Awards Winners The Locus Science Fiction Foundation today announced winners of the 2024 Locus Awards during an in-person Locus Awards Ceremony in Oakland, California.   The winners are: SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL FANTASY NOVEL HORROR NOVEL YOUNG ADULT […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 9, 2024

Lis Carey Review: Mammoths at the Gates  Review by Lis Carey: Cleric Chih travels widely, gathering stories, with a talking hoopoe bird. The hoopoe, Almost Brilliant, has perfect recall and serves as Chih’s neixin, ensuring […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: June 2, 2024

Lis Carey Review: How to Raise a Kraken in Your Bathtub (Uncanny, February 2023) Review by Lis Carey: Trevor Hemley is an ambitious young man in 19th-century London. The precise period isn’t clear, but to […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: May 19, 2024

Prix Jacques-Brossard 2024  Alain Bergeron has won the Prix Jacques-Brossard, a juried award for French sff worth C$3,000 given to an author who has distinguished himself with a work or production published during the year. […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: May 12, 2024

Camille Alexa Review: Folkmanis Sea Serpent Puppet Review by Camille Alexa: Folkmanis has gained an excellent reputation in recent decades for its overwhelming array of puppets. The plushies range from eerily lifelike to utterly fantastical. Right […]

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…but How Many Rockets Are Out There?

Most visitors here are at least passingly familiar with the Hugo Awards, the annual “Science Fiction Achievement Awards” that have been presented at World Science Fiction Society conventions (Worldcons) since 1953, and continuously since 1955. […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: April 28, 2024

Robert Tilendis Review: Bissinger’s Carmelized Blood Orange Chocolate Candy Review by Robert Tilendis: Founded in France in the 17th century, Bissinger’s chocolates were favored by the luminaries of 18th and 19th century Europe, such as […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: April 21, 2024

2024 CWA Dagger Awards Longlists The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) of the United Kingdom announced the longlists for the 2024 Dagger Awards on April 20. The Daggers were first given in 1955, however, for the first five years […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: April 14, 2024

Pixel Scroll 4/13/24 A Penchant For Multisyllabic Words (1) MURDERBOT THEMES. Martha Wells has posted the text of the “Jack Williamson Lecture 2024” she delivered on April 12 in Portales, NM. Here are the opening […]

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