All the news that doesn’t fit is blastered into nothingness…
R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF – or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead….)
M. David Blake’s magnum opus, the 2014 Campbellian Anthology, is now available for download! This book attempts to collect in one volume representative works by most of the writers eligible for this year’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. We don’t have them all—there were a few we couldn’t get—but all the same, this book contains […]
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As with all Mr. Robinson’s books he involves his personal sensitivities to the environment and his ecological concerns within the story. Global warming has had profound effects on Earth and the parts of the story that take place there present these problems realistically.
Journey Planet 17 reviews and celebrates the history of Worldcon and is probably one of the best fanzine issues to be published in 2013.
Egoboo can be found in all kinds of strange places – including science fiction conventions!
Two zines from 2013’s TAFF winner – Jim Mowatt
Un résumé des articles populaires de Amazing Stories du mois de Septembre.
A new fanzine from a new fan
Long a popular feature in fanzines, con reports have provided detailed and not-so-detailed write-ups of fan gatherings that fall under the general label of “convention.”
“It is rare that someone who you first come to know as an icon becomes a human and a friend, and that is what happened with Fred in the years that I’ve known him
Just a brief note that I won’t be posting a review this week as I will be at Worldcon. I’d hoped to have finished Bryan Thomas Schmidt’s New anthology Beyond the Sun, but the day job has kept me extra busy. (I’m in academia, and it was the first week of classes.) I’ll review it […]
Worldcon’s Daily Newsletter
Worldcon’s Daily Newsletter
Read the day’s happenings from the 71st Worldcon
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A preliminary scouting report on LoneStarCon3 – including a report on the winners of the Chesley Awards for fantastic art.
Read LSC3’s Daily Newsletter – La Estrella Solitaria – and find out the latest happenings on Worldcon’s very own scandal sheet
LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom
Conventions, Readings, Scientific Advances, Awards, Trouble Makers and Just Plain Fun Stuff
I must confess, when it comes to SF/F the more you see of it, the easier it is to become innured to its novelty. Familiarity with dragons, wizards, and flying saucers can breed not contempt – but worse: indifference and inattention.
For more than 30 years, Ellen has edited speculative fiction with a discerning eye, helping to shape the stories and authors we all love to read.
Fotos of Worldcons Past. A photo gallery by Fred A. Levy Haskell of Saint Louiscon, the 27th Worldcon.
Ever wanted to drop a fan into the middle of the Atlantic? Learn how.
The summer convention schedule marches on. Already we have sampled the delights of E3 and Comic-Con, and WorldCon looms on the horizon. This weekend another destination convention takes the stage, as Gen Con 2013 gets underway Thursday, August 15, in Indianapolis. Tens of thousands will make the pilgrimage for the annual celebration of all things […]
21st Century Pulp Artist There’s Something About Night Vale Interview with SFWA Grand Master Frederik Pohl Review: Destination: Planet Negro What if Every Superman Actor Was One Man? Why yes, I’m going to WorldCon by Christopher J Garcia La ciencia ficción no es diversión vacía A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued…. I Can’t Compete with […]
Worldcon, coming up at the end of August, regularly conducts the WSFS business meeting where, among other things, possible changes to the Hugo Awards are proposed, discussed and then voted on by the membership. (Going to Worldcon? You’re a member and you get to vote, if you want to.) John Scalzi today published portions of […]
Today we are joined by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Frederik Pohl. Frederik was one of those wild-eyed youths who through force of will and determination spread science fiction across the world. Even today, his sweat still marks the hammer and anvil that forged the industry. Across his career, he […]
I love WorldCons, and not just because that’s where the Hugos are given. I’ve been to a few of them, and had a great time at every one of them. This year has some promise of being one of the better ones despite the incredibly high cost of hotel rooms. And flights. ESPECIALLY flights… The […]