Who stole the future and put a shopping mall in its place? The tallest freestanding tower in the world dominates the Tokyo skyline, but falls far short of touching the stars.
The most difficult speculation for a science fiction writer to undertake is to imagine correctly the *secondary* implications of a new factor.
What does the future portend for a world inhabited by the franchise generation?
Tanya rounds up the Latino field with new books, magazines and happenings.
“Expanding Universes”, a critical anthology of Peruvian Science Fiction, was presented at the International Book Fair in Lima, Peru.
Proxima is going to Spain!
Antonio Mora Vélez’s Journey to the Neighboring Universe is a collection that transcends boundaries.
The latest in Hispanic science fiction on TV, in books, magazines and conferences.
An interview with the organizers of Ansible, the first Feminist Hispanic SF Festival
London Comic Con – cohabiting costumes and cosplay (lots of pichurs!)
June is LGBTQI Pride Month.
A call out for Latin American Specfic Poets to join the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association
Dr. Stephen Hawking and Science fiction: “I read a lot of science fiction when I was a teenager…”
IRAQ + 100 is not just an entertaining collection of science fiction short stories, but an emotional view of a distant future many of us could never imagine.
¿Y qué hago promocionando un nuevo libro en finlandés en este blog? Pues que una de mis historias se encuentra en él. La historia va como sigue: Roxana Crisólogo es una poeta peruana viviendo en […]
Getting “Ginked” – the fine art of genre tattooing.
Call for submissions for an anthology of Spanish neo-indigenous speculative fiction.
New book releases, a television series, radio interviews and so much more!
This is one of those issues that is so fraught, so convoluted, so personal and so public, that it is doubtful anyone can address it in a manner that doesn’t offend some, certainly doesn’t solve anything and may serve to confuse rather than to illuminate. Nevertheless….
Worldcon report: Entry 0
Happening in Helsinki! Tanya covers the beat.
Steve ceases reviewing this week to tell you of cheap and free SF/F ebooks, SF sites, semiprozines and all sorts of SF/F resources online. Check them all out!
So, a female Doctor is coming. Is the casting really a sign of the apocalypse, as some fanboys would have us believe?
An account of research into Visual Poetry in Spanish countries.
News of a seminar on Isaac Asimov, the publication of 818: Origen. Antología de ciencia ficción hispano-mexicana, and much much more.
I’m just Superman. Cosplayers of color discuss their efforts to fit in and gain acceptance.
The unceasing efforts of all the people within the SF community have given the genre a positive outlook in China.
An Spanish interview with new weird author Karin Tidbeck.
This week, Steve continues his romp into his past by talking about Robert A. Heinlein, E.E. “Doc” Smith’s daughter, Verna Smith Trestrail; and MosCon 1, back in 1979.
Steve looks at Robert A. Heinlein’s SF (and his use of nudity and sex in his SF) then touches on some other classic SF authors’ way of “doing it.” Is Heinlein still worth reading? See for yourself!