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Professor Rachel Armstrong Joins Improbable Botany

Professor Rachel Armstrong joins the Improbable Botany team!

Improbable Interviews – Adam Roberts

I have recently edited a new anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories about fantastical flora. The book, Improbable Botany, features authors who between...
cover of Improbable Botany

Improbable Botany art preview

A preview of the art by Jonathan Burton

Improbable Interviews – Ken MacLeod

Ken Macleod interviewed about his contribution to Improbable Botany

Review: The Baby Merchant, by Kit Reed

The Baby Merchant, an expertly crafted psychological crime drama with a modicum of science fiction, a book which reads with the page-turning magnetism of Stephen King, Thomas Harris or Michael Crichton.

Review – Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod

Intrusion is a novel, published in 2012, by Scotland's preeminent writer of serious hard SF. It was nominated for both of the UK's top science fiction awards, the British Science Fiction Association Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Crossroads: A Genre Darkly

World-building, extrapolation, analogy, conceptual breakthrough, thought experiment - these are science fiction's basic methods. Other genres might occasionally borrow them, but SF has sharpened them to a razor's edge. So what happens when this set of tools works alongside the themes, styles, and plot structures of noir?