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A Hook Into an Eye: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

A review of the sequel to the Handmaid's Tale

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

It’s that spooky time of year again when thoughts turn to scary books and movies. I decided to ask two of my favorite groups...

CANADIAN AURORA AWARDS: LAST CALL TO VOTE!

This week Steve talks about Canadian SF/F, and those books, stories, and so on, that have been nominated for an Aurora Award this year. Oh, yeah—he’s a nominee too!

Blogger Invitado: Diego Maenza. Importancia de la Ciencia Ficción

An analysis of how science fiction themes and tropes have become a part of popular culture, and, in particular, have merged with literary fiction, leads to a discussion of the writing of Cristián Londoño Proaño.

Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonderful

In the battle between literary fiction and genre fiction, Ellen Klages belongs to both sides, as her engaging collection of short stories Wicked Wonders demonstrates.

Steve Fahnestalk’s VCON 39 Report. NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s VCON 39...

Steve's (NOT R. Graeme Cameron's) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!

Entrevista con Scott Lynch, Autor Nominado al World Fantasy Award

An interview with World Fantasy Award nominee Scott Lynch

When Science Fiction IS Science Fiction

It is a profound mistake to interpret the genre of science fiction literally

Female Heroes in Literature

For my birthday last year, I went to the cinema to watch the popular—and somewhat controversial—Hunger Games. Well, controversial among some critics and followers...
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Crossroads: “Speculative” Literary Fiction and SF/F Techniques

Last week, we talked about how works of speculative fiction deploy techniques commonly found in literary fiction. This week, we're going to flip that...

Marketing is Destroying the Science Fiction Genre

The other day I was listening to NPR as they ran a piece on the TOTALLY NEW! NOT SCIENCE FICTION! genre of Cli Fi...

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months. ...

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Kristina Grifantini

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all...

Amazing News for Tuesday, January 22

Today - Matt Mitrovitch looks at Balkanized America in Alternate history, Adam Gaffen interviews Kevin J. Anderson, and J Simpson reviews the audio work Weird Tales for...

What SF Means To Me

I grew up watching and reading Science Fiction.  Some of it was actually old by the time I had already been born, but it...