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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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 31, 2024

Speculative Sounds: Sonic Discoveries from “John The Balladeer” By RL Thornton: One of the great rediscoveries of this year has been the stories of World Fantasy Award-winner Manly Wade Wellman. In particular, his magical stories […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 17, 2024

So Glad You (Didn’t) Ask #84: A Column of Unsolicited Opinions Unburdening Myself of Unfinished Business By Chris M. Barkley:  ITEM ONE: As we emerge from the cold and cloudless days of January and February, […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 3, 2024

Self-Published Science Fiction Competition 3 Semifinalists The third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition’s 18 semifinalists have been announced. They have been selected by the nine remaining judging teams. (The original Team EPIC was dissolved in […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 25, 2024

Warner Holme Review: Heather Webber’s At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities by Heather Webber (Forge, 2023) Review by Warner Holme: Heather Webber’s At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities is the latest […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 18, 2024

Cheryl Morgan, Dave McCarty Resign from WSFS’ Hugo Award Marketing Committee WSFS’ Hugo Awards Marketing Committee (“HAMC”) members Cheryl Morgan and chair Dave McCarty have resigned. New chair Linda Deneroff says, “We are currently in […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 11, 2024

NESFA Presents Skylark, Gaughan Awards at Boskone 61 The New England Science Fiction Association honored the winners of two annual awards at Boskone 61 on February 10. SKYLARK AWARD NESFA presented the Skylark Awards for […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 4, 2024

Cat Eldridge Review: Marvel Femme Fatales Spider-Gwen Statue Review by Cat Eldridge: I’ve needed to write to this up for quite some time and since the second animated Spider-Verse film is recently out, it’s good time […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: January 21, 2024

The Heinlein Society Scholarship Application Deadline 4/1/24 The Heinlein Society has opened its thirteenth annual scholarship essay contest for the 2024 – 2025 academic year. Four $4,000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: January 7, 2024

Sakinah Hofler Accepts the 2023 Analog Award for Emerging Black Voices Sakinah Hofler, winner of the 2023 Analog Award For Emerging Black Voices, made an impressive acceptance speech to audience of the online 8th Annual City […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: December 31, 2023

Journey Planet: Watchmen Now Online “Who Watches the Watchmen?” Well, WE do, and we have been watching for almost forty years! The latest issue of the multiple-award-winning fanzine Journey Planet takes a look at the […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: December 24, 2023

Uncanny Magazine Issue 56 Launches January 2 The 56th issue of the Uncanny Magazine, winner of seven Hugos and a British Fantasy Award, will be available on January 2 at uncannymagazine.com.  Hugo Award-winning Publishers Lynne M. Thomas and […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: December 3, 2023

2023 Hugo Finalist Voting Statistics Posted The 2023 Hugo Awards were presented October 21 during a ceremony at the Chengdu Worldcon. Today the committee released the voting statistics for the finalists, which show how the […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: November 19, 2023

Remembering Fans Who Were Activists in Real World Politics and the Counter Culture Stirred to action by a particularly stupid and dismissive media generalization about science fiction fans, Rob Hansen has prepared this collection of […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: November 12, 2023

National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees for 2023 The National Toy Hall of Fame revealed four inductees for 2023 on November 9 — baseball cards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher Price Corn-Popper, and NERF. The Fisher-Price Corn Popper is […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: October 29, 2023

2023 Pegasus Awards The 2023 Pegasus Awards for excellence in filking were announced on October 28 at the Ohio Valley Filk Fest (OVFF). BEST FILK SONG BEST CLASSIC FILK SONG BEST PERFORMER BEST WRITER/COMPOSER BEST ADAPTED SONG [Tie] […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: October 8, 2023

Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Vol. 4 Arriving On October 17 Pyr Books will release The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Vol. 2 edited by Paula Guran. It’s the fourth from the current publisher, […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: September 24, 2023

Lis Carey Review: Chasm City Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds (Trantor Audio, 2009) Review by Lis Carey: Chasm City is set in Reynolds’ Revelation Space universe, a century or so after the events of The Prefect and Elysium Fire. […]

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