Tanya begins her series focusing on writers of the fantastic with this interview with author Nieves Guijarro Briones.
Mexican author Gerardo Horacio Porcayo’s novel, Back to the Skin, evokes Well’s Island of Doctor Moreau.
Northern lights: anthology of Finnish science fiction (Osuuskumma International, 2016), edited by Magdalena Hai and Anne Leinonen is an interesting and novel proposal to approach, in Spanish, Finnish science fiction and fantasy.
Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction is a gallery of literary wonder edited by Michael Sims
The July/August edition of F&SF features many stories of dark fantasy and an unofficial theme of the arts.
An interview with the three editors of 1818: Origen.
Ecuador has a small, but potentially vital, number of science fiction titles.
Helly Happoween! This week Steve dissects two horrible Halloween-ish movies, then gives several thumbs-up to a real Halloween classic!
On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Rodolfo Salazar Ledesma published a novel that paid tribute to the early science fiction work. But, does it live up to its predecessor?
The Eternal Frankenstein is coming
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing in theaters, although by the time you read this it may very well not be, having slunk away in disgrace after failing to pull the box office mojo. It stars James McAvoy as Doctor Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe as Igor. It is yet another retelling of the Mary Shelley classic […]
Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative novel. By choosing to operate within a realistic, post-crash, dystopian cyberpunkish framework Stephen Palmer has written his most accessible and commercial work to-date.
he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Kate Wilhelm is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction industry, and many consider this her best work.
One author gets onto the list a second time!
A well traveled novel makes its way on to our Best of All Time list.
This week we are going back before the science fiction awards were created to find our entry into the list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. In fact, we are going back before science fiction was science fiction. Science fiction has always been around, but it wasn’t until the 20th Century that […]
Radi Radev and John Dodds introduce us to the world of Bulgarian Science Fiction.
“Greetings! Welcome to SciFi4Me.com – where we talk science fiction, not wrestling. “ I ask you how can one not love a sci-fi based website that has that as the first thing you see on their homepage? It certainly got my attention. I know I overuse the term “geek” or “geeky” sometimes, but I’m proud […]
Imaginings Volume: 6 – Feast and Famine is a collection of ten short stories by the British writer Adrian Tchaikovsky, best known for the nine-volume (and counting) fantasy series, Shadows of the Apt, published by Tor.
A new fanzine from a new fan
Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.
Profiles of women science fiction authors – including the mother of it all, Mary Shelley.
Simone de Beauvoir, en El Segundo Sexo, postula que la mujer no es, se hace, que la figura/identidad/rol “mujer” es un constructo elaborado por la civilización. La ciencia ficción, como producto cultural, como fruto y reflejo de la sociedad que la genera, repite fielmente sus patrones y ha ido otorgándole diferentes roles a la mujer, […]
Quoting lines from science fiction can be expected amongst the members of fandom. But getting it right is vital to your nerd credibility.
The fear of the dark, the unknown, the monster standing right behind you ready to tear you limb from limb…is part of the human condition. Since the dawn of civilization we have been terrified by creatures we can neither comprehend or defend against. Even as the mysteries of the universe unfold before us thanks to […]
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, while on holiday, visited Lord Byron’s Villa Diodati near Lake Geneva in 1816. Percy Shelley, her lover and future husband, and two close friends entertained Lord Byron, over several days, with discussions about galvanic responses, reanimation, and vivisection. After a lucid dream, she meditated upon these ideas and so inspired, began […]
Memorable first lines can not only make-or-break a story, these quick literary introductions can become just as iconic as the entire body of work.
I suspect what most people remember most about H. G. Wells gets confused with Orson Welles, the actor. You know, that infamous radio announcement? When the radio started blaring out reports on Halloween, 1938, that New Jersey was being invaded by aliens from outer space, the resulting panic led to unofficial evacuations on a large […]
Some people like to date Fantasy as starting with Tolkien, some like to reach back to the tales of the ancient world, but I like to split the difference and start with Beowulf. In terms of historical reach, the Anglo Saxon world is barely a stone’s throw from us today, and you can […]