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Improbable Interviews – Cherith Baldry

An interview with Cherith Baldry, one of the contributors to the anthology Improbable Botany.

Anthony Boulanger, l’auteur qui monte

An interview with prolific French fantasy and science fiction author Anthony Boulanger.

Novedades de Octubre y Noviembre en Hispanoamérica

Como la semana pasada "Computer said no" y no pude publicar mis novedades de octubre, pues ahora publico dos pájaros de un solo tiro....

COLUMN 21 Redux: NaNoWriMo IS HERE! AGAIN! (Wha?)

Steve takes us "Back to the Future"... er, "Back to the Past" again with another recycled column. This week, it's all about his writing and NaNoWriMo. If you don't know what that is, you should probably read this.

Literatura fantástica juvenil: Entrevista a Carla Angelo Paredes (Hitto)

An interview with Carla G. Angelo Paredes, the author of Spanish-language novels for young adults.

MÁS ALLÁ DEL ORIGEN: Entrevista a Miguel Alpire

An interview with Miguel Alpire, whose epic fantasy deals with fundamental questions about the origins and nature of existence in this universe and beyond.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Calendars

Mark it on your (NEW) calendar: 2016 has begun!

Science Fiction and Fantasy Spoken Word Recordings

The very first audio books came pressed on vinyl.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 11

A new fantasy entry for the greatest fantasy novels of all time.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 10

The character of the young Arthur, known as Wart, was so finely crafted that famous authors such as J. K. Rowling and Neil Gaiman have confessed to borrowing elements of the character for their own stories.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 9

A new addition to the Greatest SF&F works of all time!

MOORCOCK vs. ULTRON: Two Reviews

Two new reviews by Steve: the new Michael Moorcock book and The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Are they worth it? You bet they are!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 8

An 8th tome is added to our running list of - THE GREATEST FANTASY NOVELS OF ALL TIME

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 7

The latest induction into the Greatest of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 6

Which novel has RK vetted for this go 'round? Read on to find out!

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 5

Read on to find the latest addition to The Greatest Fantasy Novels of ALL Time

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 4

"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 3

Find out what novel has just been added to the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time list

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 2

What novel qualifies for the list of the Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time?

The Greatest Fantasy Novels of All Time Part 1

The Greatest of All Time turns its attention to fantasy.

Obituario: Fracisco Porrúa (Corcubión, La Coruña, 1922 – Barcelona, 18 de...

Fracisco Porrúa, editor and translator of Bradbury, Borges, Simak & Sturgeon, passed away on December 18, 2014

Next Generation Readers and the Future of Fandom

What are our kids reading these days? The next generation of fandom may be in for quite a surprise from a literary perspective.

The Fourth Gwenevere by John James

A tale of forensic authorship, the discovery and completion of John Jame's long lost final novel.

The Road to Middle-Earth by Tom Shippey

The Road to Middle-Earth is a wonderful companion to any trip across Middle-earth and it is a welcome reminder of the huge craft that J.R.R. Tolkien brought to his work.

What’s Wrong with the Saga?

The trilogy, the saga, or the series. They come in many shapes and forms, but in the end…they may NEVER end! Is it too much to ask that books have an ending?

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List Part 5

Somehow our first taste of fiction always seems to hold a special place in our minds and hearts even after we’ve read hundreds of new stories. Another installment of the ultimate science fiction reading list from some of our favorite authors and editors.

Interview with Robert MacAnthony, Founder of Long Count Press

An interview with Robert MacAnthony, founder of the new speculative fiction small press Long Count Press.

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized...

A Little Game of Three-Hobbit Monte

A discussion of the pitfalls of movie rights agreements in regards to the Hobbit franchise.


Nothing spells "Fantasy" as clearly as the image of a dragon does. And isn't it strange that every one of us will have a...