Moonwalk by H. B. Fyfe is science fiction’s short story equivalent of Hemingway’s classic The Old Man and the Sea, minus all of the fanfare and accolades.
Jorge Luis Borges and the definition of science fiction.
Top posts from March
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.
New releases, conferences, interviews and a Cuban fanzine
The third and final part of a series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.
Steve looks at a brand-new SF/F stop-motion animated short film by the talented film-maker and director Alba Garcia-Rivas.
The very first audio books came pressed on vinyl.
The Golden Age of science fiction is long over, but perhaps we are living in the Golden Age of science.
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement.
Ebooks versus traditional books, as filtered through an Ecuadorian lens.
Fracisco Porrúa, editor and translator of Bradbury, Borges, Simak & Sturgeon, passed away on December 18, 2014
Ben Bova, editor of Analog & Omni, author of many fine SF works, always deserves a second look.
Steve talks about artists and their Christmas cards. (Only a day late, right?) Merry Christmas!
It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction
Ray Bradbury’s R is for Rocket is a welcomed perspective of future space travel from years past. Because just like NASA’s Orion test launch, space matters.
Portland is putting its horror on
a roundup of new Spanish language releases
How big is a book? SF & Fantasy books were slim volumes in wire racks until market forces created the massive tomes we’re used to today. What happened?
Steve reviews Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s book “Catalyst” and talks about a writers’ workshop.
Introducing AMAZING STORIES CLASSICS – reprints from the golden age of Amazing Stories magazine!
FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic Reprint – the first book is now revealed!
The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!
Amazing News isn’t always amazing…sometimes it’s just Startling, or merely Astounding, or somewhat Thrilling…or maybe even Unknown….
Super Under-Size Me!
Tanya rounds up the most popular posts of May for our Spanish speaking audience.
A thing of steel and alloy—a rocket ship. Yet it claimed respect and gave a great enduring loyalty.
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.
As I sat on a park bench outside of the Art Deco exterior of the Hollywood Theater, on the nicest day of the year so far in Portland, not only did it seem like a victory and a vindication of the weird words and worlds of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, but for the whole of SF fandom.