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F&SF 70th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE (SEPT/OCT 2019)!

Steve reviews the 70th Anniversary Issue of F&SF and finds it good. Excellent, in fact. There’s still time to read the issue before the Nov./Dec. one comes out!

Profiles in Pulp: The First Science Fiction Magazine(s)

Is Amazing Stories the world's first science fiction magazine? Yes. Did it get there all on its lonesome? No.

Blogger Invitado. Cristian Londoño: Verne Imaginado

Imaginando a Verne takes a look at Jules Verne's influence on Ecuadoran science fiction.

Nuevo Libro: (El mío) Ada Lyn

Tanya takes a moment out to let us know about her latest book, one that begins with a "false" biography of Jules Verne, including his automated "nanny"!

Review: A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films by Jeff Rovin

A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films contains arguably the most complete list of movies produced between the earliest silent films to the mid-seventies

Review: The Ghost Club by William Meikle

The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror is a unique collection from William Meikle, as if told by some of the most classic voices in literature.

Review: Nemo Rising by C. Courtney Joyner

Nemo Rising by C. Courtney Joyner is a fitting addition to the storied character’s legacy.

Review: Frankenstein Dreams

Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction is a gallery of literary wonder edited by Michael Sims

Amazing Histories, January 1927: Start of a New Year

The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine's first...letters column!

Amazing Histories, December 1926: Moon-Men and Murders

Amazing Stories closes out its first year of publication with excerpts from novels by H. G. Wells and Garrett O. Serviss, and much, much more.

Amazing Histories, November 1926: Apocalyptic Visions

The November 1926 issue of Amazing Stories contained a lot of dark stories, including the conclusion of the serialization of H. G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau.

CIENCIA FICCION NEOINDIGENISTA EN BOLIVIA

An overview of the theory and practice of Spanish language neo-indigenous science fiction.

Inviting the Next Generation of Readers to Explore Science Fiction

Veronica interviews Corie Weaver, editor of the Young Explorers’ Adventure Guide series of books, then asks some science fiction romance writers what the first science fiction books they read were.

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together.

Noticias Literatura 31-5

News of the Ignotus Award (the Spanish Hugos), the publication of El Club de los Etéreos by Aniel Dominic, and more!

Amazing Histories, September 1926: Novel Matters

the sixth issue of Amazing Stories focuses on novel excerpts rather than short stories, but what novel excerpts they are!

Amazing Histories, August 1926: The Mind Electric

A recurring theme in Amazing Stories #5 is the alteration of the human mind.

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver?

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories?

Thinking in Context: The Anchor of Genre Translation

An exploration of some of the challenges of translating an English language text into Chinese.

On Ecology, Women and Science Fiction: Part 2, Praxis

Nina Munteanu explores issue surrounding eco-fiction and optimistic science fiction with four female speculative fiction authors and/or publishers.

Imágenes de la interculturalidad en Star Trek

Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the "other."

Verne y los comienzos del cine

Jules Verne - fascinating in any medium and in any language!

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

Steve finishes his "time machine" with a look at the final three issues of Amazing's first full year.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 3)

Steve continues his look at the first full year of Amazing Stories. This week it's the third quarter of 1926.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US!

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 1)

Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories' first full year of publishing!

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!

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.