- The New YorkerJul 29 04:02 PM
In 1968, Samuel Delany attended the third annual Nebula Awards, presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). At the ceremony that night, “an eminent member of the SFWA,” as Delany later put it , gave a speech about changes in science fiction, a supposed shift away from old-fashioned storytelling to “pretentious literary nonsense,” or something along those lines. At the...
- Seattle TimesJul 31 02:07 PM
Seattle editors and writers will discuss “Stories for Chip,” a new collection honoring science-fiction author Samuel Delaney, Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the University Book Store.
- GizmodoJul 30 11:34 AM
Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books—but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it’s easier to fake it. We asked some of our favorite writers, and they told us the 10 books that everyone pretends to have read. And why you should actually read them. Read more...
- The Huffington PostJul 15 05:50 AM
Vacation season, ahoy! If you’re stuck at home this summer, you can always set off to faraway fictional lands with a new science-fiction or fantasy novel. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from. Below, I picked the best of 'em. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro The breath of an aging dragon casts a spell on a row of Arthurian villages, and their residents can’t seem to recall the details of...
- The AdvocateJul 15 01:47 AM
Rather than ignore the centuries-long relationship between sex work and queer liberation, we should embrace it, writes Contributing Editor Diane Anderson-Minshall. read more
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