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» Ellen Datlow's photos from the KGB reading with F. Brett Cox and Jack Womack

» Rick Kleffel talks with Jeffrey Ford

» USA Today's best books of the year include Elizabeth Kostova, J.K. Rowling

» Narnia walks out of World Trade talks!

» Emerald City #124

» Sci Fiction's final original story: The Dope Fiend, by Lavie Tidhar

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Armstrong, Atwood, and Winterson on myths; also, Caroline Hsu reviews Scott Bradfield

» Runcible Ansible: David Langford and Greg Pickersgill remember Ken Bulmer

» Jeff VanderMeer has posted a holiday story from Secret Life

» SFFWorld reviews Justina Robson, interviews and reviews Deborah J. Miller, and launches its annual 2005 Best Reads poll

» Far Sector SFFH (formerly Deep Outside) for December has an interview with R.A. Salvatore, plus reviews and humor

» Tee Morris podcasts Robert J. Sawyer discussing the promotion and marketing of SF&F books

» Guardian talks with Ursula K. Le Guin about fantasy

» The Bat Segundo Show podcasts Aimee Bender

» Time Magazine names Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners one of its top 5 fiction books of 2005 (along with Kazuo Ishiguro, Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and E.L. Doctorow)

» Jeff VanderMeer walks James Patrick Kelly down the plank

» Paula Guran's REAL 2005 Recommended Reads List

» Independent: obituary of Ken Bulmer by Jack Adrian

» Guardian: obituary of Robert Sheckley by Christopher Priest

» The New Yorker: Laura Miller visits Philip Pullman; Louis Menand thinks about book prizes; Zoran Zivkovic is briefly noted

» L.A. Times: Robert Sheckley obituary; from Sunday's paper, long expose on Scientology and Tom Cruise

» Slate: Alison Gopnik on The Real Reason Children Love Fantasy

» Salon's Top 10 books of the year includes titles by Kelly Link, Kazuo Ishiguro, Haruki Murakami

» New York Time Book Review's Gerald Jonas reviews China Miéville, M. John Harrison, Alexander C. Irvine, Kim Stanley Robinson

» Boston reviewer Peter Bebergal lists his 10 favorite books of 2005 in his blog

» The Agony Column reviews Neil Gaiman lettered editions from Hill House

» Colleen Lindsay, laid off this week from Ballantine Books, can still be reached at or at 917-312-1612. (Locus Magazine's January issue will detail staff changes at Ballantine Del Rey.)

» In this week's Runcible Ansible Michael Swanwick reports from Robert Sheckley's funeral, and David Langford exposes Narnia naysayers (about which more in this L.A. Times op-ed)

» Jeff VanderMeer walks Tim Pratt down the plank; meanwhile Bloggasm posts interviews with Heather Shaw, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, Tim Pratt, Charlie Stross, Eugie Foster, Greg van Eekhout, Doug Lain, Jenn Reese, Nick Mamatas, Christopher Barzak, Barth Anderson, Christopher Rowe, Jay Lake, Alan DeNiro, Paul Tremblay, Ben Peek, Jeff VanderMeer, Mike Jasper, and Benjamin Rosenbaum... with recommendations of blogs they read

» SF Site's new issue invites readers to vote for your favorite books of 2005

» Hill House, publishers of limited editions by Gaiman, Pratchett, Bujold, and others, has a new newsletter and catalog

» Jonathan Strahan is posting picks of the year's best books and stories

» Matthew Cheney interviews Joe Hill

» Rick Klaw reviews King Kong

» Fantasybookspot interviews Kelly Link

» Rick Kleffel reviews Kim Stanley Robinson

» New York Times reviews Dean Koontz, profiles George R.R. Martin, and reviews Canongate's three books on myths

» John Shirley reviews King Kong

» Chicago Sun-Times' Dan Miller searches for a 'Chicago school' of SF, by way of reviewing Platinum Pohl

» Infinity Plus has an appreciation of Zoran Zivkovic by Tamar Yellin plus a new Zivkovic story, Words; also, Crowther interviewed and Ford excerpted

» Apex Digest interviews Lavie Tidhar, author of the last story to be published by Sci Fiction

» Rambles reviews Shanna Caughey's book of Narnia essays, Gregory Benford, Michael Moorcock, Kenneth Oppel

» December Internet Review of SF: Bluejack departs; Lois Tilton and Greg Beatty join the team; Robert J. Sawyer is interviewed; Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold debate

» SFFWorld interviews Caitlin Sweet

» Gregory Benford's Benford & Rose blog discusses the 'rise of fantasy' with Darrell Schweitzer

» Rick Kleffel interviews John Scalzi

» Quantum Muse has a new issue of SF, fantasy, and alternative stories and artwork

» Cold Tonnage Books has posted its December catalogue

» RevolutionSF: Rick Klaw reviews a King Kong radio play

» Bev Vincent's Stephen King news column from Cemetery Dance magazine is now online at

» SFFworld interviews John Twelve Hawks and reviews John Meaney

» Bookslut's Adrienne Martini raves about The Next Big Thing -- David Marusek's Counting Heads

Entertainment Weekly's Dec. 9th Sci-fi 101 reviews (not online) grade Allen Steele A-, Ken MacLeod B, Richard Paul Russo B-, and David Marusek A-

» David Langford's Ansible 221

» Paula Guran picks the best of 2005

» Issue #12 of Lone Star Stories has work by Sandra McDonald, Jo Walton, Pam McNew, and others

» New small press Payseur & Schmidt has a website and has published an anthology with work by Thomas M. Disch, Tim Kirk, and BlöödHag

» Denver Post: Dorman T. Shindler reviews George R.R. Martin

» Frank Wu analyzes Hugo recommendation lists

» AS if!, a new Australian site to help readers find books and magazines to read, has launched

» New e-zine Electric Spec is seeking submissions for its first issue in early 2006

» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews Dava Sobel's The Planets

» Infinity Plus has new reviews of Rowling, Turley, Meaney, and others, plus reprinted fiction by Gregory Frost, Paul Witcover, and Karen D Fishler

» Fantastic Literature's December list is online

» fps Magazine has new reviews by Cynthia Ward

» The Distant Star is a new "amateur sci-fi and fantasy literature community website"

» Group blog Crooked Timber has hosted a seminar about Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, with response by Clarke; the full seminar is available in pdf

» DarkEcho: Paula Guran interviews and reviews Joe Hill

» Guardian: C.S. Lewis opposed a live action film of Narnia

» Boston Review: John Crowley reviews Richard Hughes

» Emma Bull blogs at Get Back to Work

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City #123 is online

» LA Times Book Review: Susan Salter Reynolds' front cover review is of Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling; also, Gregory Benford reviews Ray Kurzweil

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Kage Baker, Cherie Priest, Jonathan Carroll

» The New Yorker: Adam Gopnik profiles C.S. Lewis

» Gregory Benford has a new official site, and has teamed with fellow UCI prof Michael Rose for Benford & Rose, promoting "an on-going series of essays on topics spanning a wide range of evolutionary science, physics, and beyond" via Amazon Shorts

» Stephen Jones writes "If anyone has a current contact address or e-mail for Galad Elflandson or the Estate of Sharon Baker, could they please contact me. I have checks and books for both."

» Greeley Tribune: Connie Willis on CBS' adaptation of her novella "Just Like the Ones We Used to Know", broadcast last weekend

» UK bookshop chain Forbidden Planet has a revamped website, and offers an affiliate program

» Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books has posted his World Fantasy Con pics

» NY Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of the Year includes Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and books by Murakami, Ellis, Ishiguro, Rushdie

» Blog updates: Derryl Murphy has moved; On Spec has one; and A Small Drop of Ink is a new group blog

» NY Times: Christopher Nolan's film adaptation (scroll down) of Christopher Priest's The Prestige to star David Bowie and others...

» Rick Kleffel on Richard Paul Russo

» SF Weekly: John Joseph Adams interviews Katrina survivors Cowdrey, Brite, and Fox

» Strange Horizons offers an article about the Arctic and an essay by Matthew Cheney

» New York Times Book Review: Jonathan Lethem's Italo for Beginners

» San Francisco Chronicle: SF & Fantasy gift books for the holidays -- i.e. Michael Berry's picks for the best books of the year, by Tuttle, Farris, Waldrop, Varley, Simmons, Link, Moore et al, Westerfeld, Gaiman, and Butler

» Boston Globe's Joshua Glenn's Back to utopia asks "Can the antidote to today's neoliberal triumphalism be found in the pages of far-out science fiction?", considering works by PKD, Le Guin, Delany, and Fredric Jameson's new Archaeologies of the Future

» Guardian: Gwyneth Jones reviews Justina Robson; Top 20 geek novels

» Green Man Review's Cat Eldridge reviews Richard Bowes and Larry Niven; also, a Vance bibliography reviewed, and Kage Baker’s soul cake recipe in What's New

» Rambles has new reviews of books by Gregory Frost, Richard Bowes, and Jane Yolen

» Ellen Datlow has posted photos from the SFWA Reception in NYC and photos from the KGB reading with Judith Berman and Joe Hill

» Independent: Roz Kaveney talks with Alan Moore: Could it be magic?

» Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show has new comics by Orson Scott Card, "Fat Farm", and new reviews by John Joseph Adams

» Call for submissions: She’s Such a Geek, "An Anthology by and for Women Obsessed with Computers, Science, Comic Books, Gaming, Spaceships, and Revolution" (also posted by Boing Boing)

» Aeon Speculative Fiction's fifth issue, now available via various online retailers, features Howard V. Hendrix, Jay Lake, Mark Bourne, Dr. Rob Furey, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and others

» Australian dark fantasy/horror e-zine Shadowed Realms has published issue #8, with Poppy Z Brite, Robert Hood, Lee Battersby, and others; also just released is the Shadow Box e-anthology, edited by Shane Jiraiya Cummings and Angela Challis, with work by more than 60 authors, available as a download or on CD

» Rick Kleffel reviews Jess Nevins' Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana

» New York Times: Manohla Dargis reviews the new Harry Potter movie: The Young Wizard Puts Away Childish Things

» Next week's Time Magazine calls George R.R. Martin "The American Tolkien"

» Rick Kleffel reviews Joe Hill and reviews Jess Nevins' Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana

» David Schwartz has set up a Sci Fiction appreciation project, inviting readers to submit appreciations for stories published there

» The Carl Brandon Society has a blog

» Wrigley-Cross Books, which closed its brick and mortar store in September, is now open for online business

» Jeff VanderMeer has posted his World Fantasy Con report

» November Ultraverse has new fiction and poetry

» L.A. Times Magazine: The fabulist literature that's peculiar to Los Angeles is the only American fiction that's really worth reading, says Alan Rifkin

» SF Chronicle: Elizabeth Svoboda reviews Rudy Rucker

» NY Times: A.O. Scott on Medal Fatigue

» From last week's New York Times Magazine: D.T. Max on The Literary Darwinists

» Democracy Now!: Octavia Butler on Race, Global Warming and Religion, with links to audio files of the interview

» New magazine Robot has these writers guidelines

» SFFWorld's Rob H. Bedford reviews the next R. Scott Bakker

» The Author's Dilemma: To Blog or Not to Blog

» French website SF Mag has this English language interview with Richard Calder

» Bookslut: Adrienne Martini's Chicks with Guns reviews Elizabeths Bear and Moon

» November Internet Review of SF discusses military SF onscreen, editorial lessons, why wizards are boring, and more

» Historian Robert Conquest, author of SF novel A World of Difference in 1955 and co-editor of the Spectrum series of anthologies in the early 1960s, is among today's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

» Ellen Datlow's photos from World Fantasy Con

» Socialist Worker Online: Ken MacLeod: science fiction can help us learn to change the world

» Apex Digest interviews Angeline Hawkes-Craig

» The Agony Column chats with Richard Morgan

» World Fantasy Con reports from Cheryl Morgan, Paula Guran, Matthew Cheney

» Green Man Review reviews historical dictionaries by Brian Stableford, Sharyn November's Firebirds Rising, and Jane Lindskold

» The Bat Segundo Show podcasts Lydia Millet

» Keith Stokes' photos from the 2005 World Fantasy Convention

» Anchorage Press: article on David Marusek, author of just-released Counting Heads

» Boston Globe: article by James Sallis, Miéville maps out new territory in fantastic fiction

» David Langford's Ansible 220

» Autumn issue of Endicott Studio's Journal of Mythic Arts features Ari Berk, Helen Pilinovsky, and Christopher Barzak, plus art by Oliver Hunter, and poetry

» October Broadsheet, newsletter of Broad Universe, features M.C.A Hogarth, Wen Spencer, Carol Emshwiller, Suzy McKee Charnas, and interviews with Ellen Datlow and Spanish writer Nuria C. Botey

» James Patrick Kelly is offering free podcasts of readings of his own works, beginning with new novella "Burn"

» ST:TNG exec producer Michael Piller died today at the age of 57

» FantasyBookSpot reviews John C. Wright

» Rick Kleffel reviews and interviews Mary Roach, author of Spook

» November scifidimensions has reviews and original fiction by editor John C. Snider

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Borges, Ron Charles reviews Butler

» Fantastic Literature's November list is online

» Jeff VanderMeer announces two new anthologies

» The SF Poetry Association has two editor's choice poems this month, by Tobias Seamon and by JoSelle Vanderhooft • Elsewhere, Mythic Delirium has a featured poem by Ann K. Schwader, and Matt Cheney interviews Mike Allen

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City #122 reviews George R.R. Martin, Kim Stanley Robinson, Joe Hill, Gary Westfahl... and many others

» Stephen King to write The Dark Tower comics for Marvel Comics

» The 'new' DarkEcho has interviews with Jeff VanderMeer, Michael Moorcock, and Karl Schroeder, an article about those 'Tor Essentials', and lots of reviews...

» LA Times: Carmela Ciuraru reviews Del Howison & Jeff Gelb's Dark Delicacies: Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre

» Design the 2006 Hugo Award trophy!

» Jeff VanderMeer is hosting a Halloween Haiku contest

» Fall issue of Rain Taxi reviews Neil Gaiman, Michel Houellebecq

» The Agony Column reviews Richard Morgan, Terry Pratchett, Gary A. Braunbeck, Connie Willis

» Green Man Review's Favourite tales of some of our best liked literary folk

» Orson Scott Card's online Intergalactic Medicine Show is open to submissions

» NY Times: article about Anne Rice's new house in La Jolla

» USA Today's 2046: A boomer odyssey cites Paul Levinson among others

» PDF Issue #6 of critzine Some Fantastic is now available

» The Devil in Brisbane, an anthology of Australian SF, has launched; photos from the launch

» PH-UK interviews M. John Harrison

» Guardian reviews Interzone

» Ellen Datlow's photos from KGB's October 19th reading with Melinda Snodgrass and James Baker

» Issue #4 of Edward J. McFadden's COSMIC Speculative Fiction is available for a free subscription

» USA Today reviews Dava Sobel's The Planets and covers Narnia tie-in books

» Rambles reviews John Scalzi, a Gordon Van Gelder anthology, and Clive Barker's Abarat

» Gary Westfahl, Geoffrey A. Landis, and Andy Sawyer comment on China's recent manned spaceflight

» Paul Levinson's remarks in USA Today were cited by Judith Miller in her speech to the Senate Judiciary Committee (near the end of each piece)

» Jeff VanderMeer responds to Rich Horton's article on editors and awards

» RevolutionSF: Rick Klaw reviews MirrorMask

» Ellen Datlow's photos from Capclave

» Michaela Roessner has exhibit "Landscape as Architecture" of pastels and gouaches at the Maturango Museum in Ridgecrest CA, 12 Nov - 14 Dec 2005

» SF Weekly: Nick Gevers interviews Alexander C. Irvine; Wil McCarthy raises the dead

» This week's Strange Horizons has an interview with Holly Phillips and an essay by Matthew Cheney

» Jeffrey A. Carver's free online writing course Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

» Orson Scott Card's new online magazine InterGalactic Medicine Show is live

» Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Novels includes A Clockwork Orange, The Lord of the Rings, Neuromancer, 1984, Snow Crash, Ubik; article

» Boston Globe: Into the woods, article about Americans' love of British fantasy fiction

» BBC: Philip Pullman attacks Narnia film plans

» A few thousand science fiction covers

» Mid-October SF Site interviews Gwyneth Jones and Simon Clark, reviews Karl Schroeder, M.T. Anderson, Mike Resnick, and many others

» Green Man Review reviews Patricia A. McKillip's new collection

» FantasyBookSpot reviews Sean Wright

» interviews and reviews Tim Lebbon, reviews Martin Sketchley, and reviews Robert Buettner

» The Times: Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees asks Earth to aliens: we haven't had a signal yet. Could you try again?

» Jeff VanderMeer has posted his Australian trip photos from Sydney, Brisbane, and Cairns, Queensland

» USA Today interviews Gregory Maguire

» Ellen Datlow's photos from The Witching Hour, the Harry Potter symposium last weekend in Salem MA

» La Gringa's back; Patrick O'Leary launches

» October Internet Review of SF covers golden age SF, ArmadilloCon, Pod People, and more

» SF Weekly: Nick Gevers interviews Jeffrey Ford; Scott Edelman editorializes about Gary Westfahl's Quotations

» Salon's Laura Miller talks with Neil Gaiman and Susanna Clarke

» Summaries of 2005 SF begin, from Jonathan Strahan and Rich Horton

» Tim Pratt's webpage for The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl includes an original story

» NPR: SciFi Themes Invade the Literary World by Rick Kleffel

» New York Times Book Review: Charles Taylor reviews Neil Gaiman; Sophie Harrison reviews Gregory Maguire

» San Francisco Chronicle: Daniel Burton-Rose reviews Michael Blumlein

» Washington Post: Thrity Umrigar reviews Tananarive Due

» Futurismic's October fiction is Changing the Tune by Jason Stoddard

» Green Man Review covers MirrorMask, Serenity, and Philip José Farmer

» Ticonderoga Online's Issue 5 has fiction by Cat Sparks and Shane Jiraiya Cummings, an interview with Stephen Dedman, and reviews

» Dave Langford's Ansible 219

» FantasyBookSpot interviews Paul Park

» The 2005 Friends of Old-Time Radio Convention, 20-23 October in Newark NJ, will present a recreation of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet with original stars Frank Thomas and Al Markim, Thursday evening 20 Oct

» USA Today interviews Kurt Vonnegut, on politics, presidents and librarians

» interviews Richard K. Morgan, 'the new king of cyberpunk fiction'

» SFFWorld interviews Joss Whedon, and reviews Moorcock & Constantine's Silverheart

» CNN: Rev. Graham (Shadowmancer) Taylor was thrown out of a school where he was giving a talk for calling Harry Potter gay and making other offensive remarks

» Rick The Agony Column Kleffel reports on SF for NPR this Sunday, October 9, featuring Terry Pratchett, Susanna Clarke and Kazuo Ishiguro.

» WHEDONesque readers respond to Gary Westfahl's review of Serenity

» Wilson Tucker's 90th birthday will be celebrated November 26th in Bloomington IL, and you're invited

» Washington Post: Katherine A. Powers reviews Gregory Maguire; Donald E. Westlake reviews Terry Pratchett

» SF Weekly: John Clute reviews Susan Palwick

» NY Times Book Review: Heinlein's Female Troubles by M.G. Lord; also, Neil Gaiman debuts at #1

» Peter S. Beagle needs help

» ChiZine Issue #26 features fiction by 11th ChiZine/Leisure Short Fiction Contest winners S. E. Ward, Cat Rambo, and Stephen M. Wilson

» Lone Star Stories Issue #11 has work by Sherwood Smith, Jay Lake, Bruce Boston, and others

» October issues of scifidimensions, SF Site, SFcrowsnest, Deep Magic

» Fantastic Literature's October list is online

» Chicago Tribune: Lost's connection to Flann O'Brien

»: BBC's Afternoon Reading audio on Thursday was Zoran Zivkovic's "The Train"

» USA Today: Podcasts give publishers another publicity tool

» Green Man Review: Will Shetterly reviews Finding Serenity...

» Washington Post: Lucius Shepard reviews Paul Di Filippo

» Chris Nakashima-Brown interviews Bruce Sterling on JG Ballard

» New York Times: Michael Crichton testifies against global warming

» FantasyBookSpot reviews Paul Park's A Princess of Roumania

» Onion's A.V. Club interviews Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean; also, Serenity reviewed

» Time Magazine interviews Neil Gaiman and Joss Whedon, paired with essay The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth by Lev Grossman

» L.A. Times article on MirrorMask's $4 million budget

» Rick Kleffel interviews and reviews Aimee Bender

» Ellen Datlow's photos from the Sept 21st KGB reading with Nancy Kress and Alexander Irvine

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City issue #121

» Boston Globe's Peter Bebergal reviews books by John Crowley and Kelly Link

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Neil Gaiman's "delightful, funny and affecting new novel"

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Scott Westerfeld, Rick Riordan, and Hervé Jubert

» Green Man Review offers "The Winter Queen" reel composed in honor of Jane Yolen; see What's New for the story behind it, or listen

» The New Yorker briefly notes Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners

» The Carl Brandon Society, "dedicated to the representation of people of color in the fantastical genres", is holding a contest to name its two new awards; Cheryl Morgan spells out the details

» Rick Kleffel interviews and reviews Jeffrey Ford

» Concatenation's Autumn issue has extensive news from recent months, plus reviews of books, art, and graphic novels

» SFFWorld reviews Neil Gaiman, Raymond E. Feist, and David Gemmell

» FantasyBookSpot interviews Robin Hobb

» PH-UK interviews Hal Duncan

» Tachyon Publications celebrates its 10th anniversary this Saturday at Borderlands Books in San Francisco, with Jack Vance, Peter Beagle, Terry Bisson, and others

» ArtOrg in Northfield, Minnesota, is hosting a John Berkey exhibition this weekend, 23-25 September, including works never before seen by the public; a second, larger exhibition opens in November

» Holtzbrinck Podcasts, offering free audio excerpts of selected titles from Tor and other publishers, begins this week with works by Orson Scott Card and Ben Bova

» AP: Stephen King is auctioning rights to name characters in his novels to support the First Amendment Project; other writers involved are Neil Gaiman, Peter Straub, Karen Joy Fowler, and Jonathan Lethem

» Strange Horizons has revived its reviews section and will be posting several items weekly; editorial

»'s Science Fiction in the News

» A.R. Yngve provides classic pulp covers resized for mobile phone screens

» LA Times Magazine: profile of Richard Matheson

» Jeff VanderMeer interrogates Australian writers Bishop, Westerfeld, Larbalestier, Maloney, and others...

» Voting for the 3rd annual Wooden Rocket Awards, for best SF/F websites, is now open

» Jeff VanderMeer interviews Garth Nix

» Jack

» Steven H Silver's Argentus issue #5 is available in PDF, with work by Julie E. Czerneda, Mike Resnick, Stanley Schmidt, S.M. Stirling, Gene Wolfe, and others

» Apex SF and Horror Digest Issue #3 is now on sale; contents include M.M. Buckner, William R. Eakin, Brian Keene

» FantasyBookSpot interviews Sarah Ash

» SFFWorld interviews and reviews John Marco, reviews Dozois' Galileo's Children, and reviews Robert Williams

» Reason: Dhalgren in New Orleans: What an old science-fiction novel can tell us about the Big Easy

» Where London Stood, David Platt's site about 'the contemporary city in ruins'

» John Shirley's guest blogger Norman Spinrad on the "War on Terror"

» Guardian's Sarah Crown talks to Kim Stanley Robinson "about climate change, the power of science and the trials of living under 'the worst president in American history' "

» Jeff VanderMeer interviews the editors of Scottish SF/F Fiction anthology Nova Scotia

» DoubleFiltered: interview with Cory Doctorow

» Paul Levinson on media coverage of Katrina: The media's righteous outrage

» Salon serializes Cory Doctorow's novella "Themepunks" beginning today for 10 weeks

» Time Magazine reviews 5 Short Story Gems including books by China Miéville and Kelly Link

» Guardian's Gary Taylor doesn't like Dan Simmons' Olympos; Cheryl Morgan comments

» Telegraph: Philip Pullman attacks school league tables for killing off curiosity and joy

» Boston Globe: James Sallis on Echoes from sci-fi's golden age, specifically Eric Frank Russell's Wasp

» LiveScience: Housing for Katrina Victims: Ideas from Science Fiction

» Apex Digest interviews Rhonda Eudaly

» Sony's MirrorMask site has previews and clips; film opens Sept. 30th

» And here's the site for Corpse Bride

» Futurismic has posted His Whore The Vector by David McGillveray

» Recent Sci Fiction stories are by Laird Barron, M. Rickert, Pat Cadigan, and Lucius Shepard

» San Francisco Guardian profiles indie SF press Tachyon Publications

» Current story arc of webcomic something positive is by guest writer Paul Riddell

» John Shirley's Edge Trends

» Semiotext(e)

» David Langford's Ansible 128 includes a link to Christopher Priest's InterAction Guest of Honour speech

» Katrina victim Tyrannosaurus Press

» SF Weekly's John Clute reviews Hamilton & Brackett; Dorman T. Shindler interviews Bradley Denton

» September Bookslut interviews Susanna Clarke and interviews Mary Doria Russell

» Strange Horizons has articles on stupid utopias and sci-fi imagery on wine bottles

» Jeff VanderMeer interviews the editors of forthcoming non-realist fiction anthology Paraspheres

» FantasyBookSpot interviews Caitlin Sweet

» BBC: J.K. Rowling's portrait in the National Portrait Galley

» September Internet Review of Science Fiction discusses disaster, Clarion and other such workshops, defining genre, Thomas Disch, and movies; plus reviews

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Paul Park's A Princess of Roumania

» RevolutionSF: Jayme Lynn Blaschke reports from Armadillocon

» Slate's Bryan Curtis celebrates Ray Bradbury, pulp god

» Early reviews of A Sound of Thunder are not promising... Sentinel SF; NY Times; CNN

» Page Horrific: 10 questions for Ellen Datlow

» Rick Kleffel reviews Gaiman's Anansi Boys

» SFFWorld interviews Robin Hobb, reviews Elizabeth Kostova, and reviews Gary Wassner

» Seattle Times profiles Harry Harrison, scheduled (but canceled) GoH at Cascadia Con

» Iowa Review Web has Kathleen Ann Goonan essay Consciousness, Literature, and Science Fiction

» Fantastic Literature's September list is online

» Fantasybookspot interviews Sarah Monette

» New Russian SF e-zine: Shaltay-Boltay [Humpty-Dumpty]

» New travel e-zine for SF fans, The Genre Traveler, set to launch Oct 1st

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City completes its 10th year with Issue 120, with reviews, plans, reaction to Worldcon, and analysis of the Hugo results

» NY Times Book Review: Chelsea Cain reviews Jeffrey Ford's The Girl in the Glass

» SF Chronicle's Michael Berry reviews Kelly Link, Richard Bowes, Alan Moore, Joe Haldeman

» The SF Poetry Association has posted photos of the 2005 Rhysling Awards, with links to the winning works, and from the Poetry Slan at ReaderCon

» Green Man Review reviews Gaiman's Anansi Boys and Blaschke's Voices of Vision

» Christian Science Monitor on Edward Whittemore, "America's best unknown novelist"

» Newsday article on becoming a successful writer interviews John Marco

» Ellen Datlow has posted photos from Readercon and photos from the July 20 KGB Reading with Michael Blumlein and Kelly Link

» Salon's reviewers recommend Bret Easton Ellis and Kelly Link's latest books

» SF Weekly's Dorman T. Shindler interviews Dan Simmons, while Wil McCarthy explores the Science of Willy Wonka

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Bret Easton Ellis' Lunar Park; also, Paul Di Filippo reviews Sturgeon, Avery, McKillip, and Denton

» LA Times: Denise Hamilton is not too impressed with Christopher Paolini's Eldest

» Elsewhere, Entertainment Weekly gives Paolini [August 26th issue, not online] a D+

» Jeffrey Ford has a blog

» Ideomancer interviews and reviews Charles Coleman Finlay; also, fiction by Angela Boord, Tom Doyle, Roger B. Bagwell, David Kopaska-Merkel, and Marcie Lynn Tentchoff

» The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page is publishing a print magazine, Farmerphile, featuring a serialized unpublished novel Up from the Bottomless Pit

» UC San Francisco profiles staff physician Michael Blumlein

» New author David Louis Edelman, whose Infoquake is due next year from Pyr, has a website

» Amazon Shorts offer short fiction, at 49 cents each, by genre writers including Robert Silverberg, Audrey Niffenegger, Gregory Benford, James Morrow, Mary Rosenblum, Lucius Shepard, Jack Dann, Michael Swanwick, and many others

» The Albuquerque Tribune profiles Jack Williamson, who says he's done writing

» The 2005 Hugo Award Ceremony Script

» Ellen Datlow's photos from Glasgow

» Listen to Cory Doctorow reading from a work in progress -- his fourth novel -- at Worldcon

» Bookgasm is a blog "dedicated to reading material to get excited about"

» A.R. Yngve transcribes Elizabeth Moon's guest of honor speech from Intercon 2005

» RevolutionSF interviews and reviews Chris Roberson

» January reviews J.K. Rowling, Jeffrey Ford, Cory Doctorow, Robert Charles Wilson, and Mark Helprin

» Fantasy Book Spot reviews Hal Duncan's Vellum; also, reviews of Richard Bowes and Robin Hobb

» David Hartwell's photos from InterAction

» Keith Stokes' photos from InterAction

» Rick Kleffel reports from Worldcon; many other links blogged by Cheryl Morgan

» SFFWorld reviews Robin Hobb and reviews China Miéville

» It's Richard Morgan week at Your Mom's Basement

» Las Vegas Business Press article on conventions supported by the 'New Geeks'...

» SF Weekly's Scott Edelman editorializes about Worldcon; last week, Nick Gevers interviewed John Crowley and John Clute reviewed Jeffrey Ford

» Meanwhile, Scott Edelman has posted his Worldcon 2005 photos

» Newsweek interviews Jane Yolen

» Rick Klaw reviews Jeffrey Ford for Austin Chronicle

» Jeff VanderMeer interviews Kelly Link; starting today Kameron Hurley guest-blogs for Jeff

» Star*Line's current poem is "Malgre le Nuit Seul et le Jour en Feu" by David Lunde; Mythic Delirium features "Genetics" by Charles Saplak

» Fantasybookspot interviews Richard Bowes

» More press coverage of InterAction: Guardian cites odd panel topics; The Times notes the con's seriousness

» Salon: Douglas Wolk profiles Carla Speed McNeil's "aboriginal SF" graphic novel series Finder

» Washington Post: Carolyn See reviews Bradbury Speaks

» The Scotsman covers Worldcon

» BBC on this year's British Hugo nominees

» August SFRevu interviews Simon R. Green, prepares to cover InterAction

» Blogging from InterAction is Rick Kleffel, among many others; Cheryl Morgan is tracking them

» STLtoday: Dorman T. Shindler reviews Dan Simmons, Charlaine Harris, and "what might prove to be the year's finest urban fantasy" by Lydia Millet

» James A. Owen's blog and sketchbook

» David Langford's Ansible 217

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City 119 looks to Scotland

» August Internet Review of SF has features and reviews and invites volunteer copy editors

» The Scotsman previews Worldcon

» Glasgow's The Herald talks with Christopher Priest and Geoff Ryman

» Green Man Review covers Gardner Dozois, Neal Asher, Niven & Cooper, and others

» Baltimore Sun's Victoria A. Brownworth wonders why horror doesn't get more respect

» Fantasybookspot interviews Jasper Fforde

» SF Chronicle: David Kipen responds to reader reactions to his Potter review, and addresses myths about what critics do

» The Guardian: article about an ill-timed promotion on the London Underground for Iain M Banks' The Algebraist.. "a perfect place to have your mind blown to smithereens"

» New Jersey Star-Ledger: Dorman T. Shindler reviews Simmons' Olympos

» The New Yorker: profile of Chocolate Factory author Roald Dahl

» NY Times Book Review: advance posting of Liesl Schillinger's 31 July review of the new Harry Potter

» Futurismic has posted The Rivers of Eden by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold

» World Fantasy Con 2006 has its own website

» Dark Regions Press has a new website and email address

» Issue #5 of critzine Some Fantastic is now available as a PDF file

» Green Man Review reviews Cemetery Dance novellas, Diana Wynne Jones, and Edgar Pangborn

» Tor Books' Knife of Dreams Internet Hunt begins August 2nd, promoting Robert Jordan's new book; registration open now

» USA Today article on the future of books interviews Cory Doctorow

» Salon's Laura Miller reviews Harry Potter, with spoilers

» Time Magazine's Lev Grossman talks with J.K. Rowling

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Dan Simmons and Jasper Fforde; also, David Lazarus reviews John Twelve Hawks

» NY Times Magazine article about the new Battlestar Galactica profiles Ronald D. Moore

» LA Times: Anne Boles Levy reviews Yolen & Nielsen Hayden's Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy for Teens

» Reviews of the new Harry Potter from NY Times' Michiko Kakutani and LA Times' Emily Green

» Slate profiles L. Ron Hubbard

» The SciFi Podcast debuts

» UC Riverside's Science Fiction Trove Winning Literary War of the Worlds

» The Guardian's Harry Potter pastiches, in the style of various authors, presume that Dumbledore dies in the new book [via]

» Rachel Purdom, granddaughter of SF writer Tom Purdom, is one of Amazon's 10 Harry Potter Kids Review Panel; see her video here

» Ian R. MacLeod now has his own domain; Fantasybookspot interviews him

» Sci Fiction's latest original stories are by Elizabeth Hand, Suzy McKee Charnas, Barry N. Malzberg & Jack Dann, and Richard Bowes

» RevolutionSF has new fiction by S.E. Wallace and, coming soon, John Garrison, Steven Gould & Rory Harper, and Lou Antonelli

» Electric Story offers five short fictions by George R.R. Martin, as well as Lucius Shepard's review of War of the Worlds

» New quarterly e-zine Son & Foe will publish fiction, poetry, and art beginning November

» Paul Guran's DarkEcho blog has moved [new URL]

» Anatomy of Wonder's chronology, squeezed out of the print edition

» NY Times: Edward Rothstein on Martians

» Kathryn Cramer's photos from Readercon

» LA Times: Gavin J. Grant reviews new editions of H.G. Wells

» Boston Globe: Renée Graham reviews Mary Anne Mohanraj

» Weird Tales

Entertainment Weekly (July 15 issue, not online) gives Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners an A and an Editor's Choice insignia

» NY Times article When the Film Outshines the Novel discusses The War of the Worlds among others

» The Scotsman article The secret to writing a best-seller is .. includes advice from Iain M Banks

» David Langford's Ansible 216

» July Internet Review of SF has pieces on Wells, War of the Worlds, and Susanna Clarke...

Entertainment Weekly (July 8 issue, not online) gives Niven & Cooper's Building Harlequin's Moon an A-, Reynolds' Century Rain a C, Card's Magic Street a D, and Stross' Accelerando an A-

» Jeff VanderMeer interviews Lucius Shepard (from Rain Taxi)

» Green Man Review: Jack Merry reviews Anatomy of Wonder; Denise Dutton reviews Essential SF

» Fantastic Literature's July list is online

» John Joseph Adams reviews Spin

» Feo Amante's Story Time

» RevolutionSF: Rick Klaw reviews War of the Worlds

» Rick Kleffel interviews Andrew Vachss

» New ChiZine has fiction by Huey Alcaro, Hannah Wolf Bowen, Mark Budman, and Simon Owens, plus poetry by Bruce Boston and others

» Green Man Review: Robert M. Tilendis reviews Silverberg's Star of Gypsies

» Slate: David Edelstein reviews The War of the Worlds

» Salon: Laura Miller on what Dianetics really says

» NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews John Twelve Hawks' The Traveler; also, article about the book's marketing campaign

» CNN: Star Trek's Jack-the-Ripper John Fiedler dies

» John Joseph Adams interviews Kelly Link

» PKD Android

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City #118

» LA Times: Jonathan Kirsch reviews Sam Weller's Ray Bradbury bio

» The Agony Column updates Al Sarrantonio

» Nerve: Andy Duncan's Inspiration Point [requires premium login]

» Fantastic Metropolis has an interview with Paul Witcover and an excerpt from Tumbling After

» Ellen Datlow's photos from June 15th KGB Reading with Jeffrey Ford and Gregory Frost

» Salon's latest reading recommendations include books by Michael Cunningham and by John Crowley

» The Agony Column reviews Stross' Accelerando

» Cory Doctorow's Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town is available as a free download

» CBC TV documentary about Doctor Who features Robert J. Sawyer

» Cleveland Plain Dealer: profile of Ellen Klages, Nebula winner

» Boston Globe: profile of Eric Van, co-founder of Readercon, with quotes from Clute and Crowley

» Jeff VanderMeer questions Jeffrey Ford

» SFPA's latest editor's choice poem is Roger Dutcher's "Awakenings: Cryogenic Dream #2"; also, Rhysling winners anthology available for pre-order

» Good Housekeeping's Book Babes recommend sci-fi and fantasy

» The Onion reports from 2056

» NY Times Book Review: Gerald Jonas reviews Clarke & Baxter, Liz Williams, Steve Cash, Jon Courtenay Grimwood; also, Christopher Benfey reviews John Crowley

» Washington Post: Ron Charles reviews John Crowley

» Boston Globe: James Sallis essay on Edgar Allan Poe

» Slate: Bidisha Banerjee likes Diana Wynne Jones' Howl's Moving Castle better than she likes Hayao Miyazaki's film adaptation

» NY Times op ed by Neal Stephenson about Star Wars: Turn On, Tune In, Veg Out; also, Caryn James essay about the pop-culture Manichaeism of Star Wars and Batman

» Guardian: Margaret Atwood on why we need science fiction

» SF Weekly: John Clute reviews Bradley Denton's Laughin' Boy

» Apex SF and Horror Digest's Summer issue has been released

» Storytellers Unplugged is a new virtual home for 30 authors, editors, and booksellers in the horror and dark fantasy genres

» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews Elizabeth Kostova's The Historian

» NY Times: A.O. Scott on The Miyazaki Menagerie

» NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews Elizabeth Kostova's Dracula novel The Historian; also, Thomas Mallon reviews Umberto Eco

» Washington Post: Joshua Foer's review of Joel Garreau's Radical Evolution mentions "eccentric scientist" Vernor Vinge...; also, Bill Sheehan reviews Mary Gentle, Ramsey Campbell, Ian R. MacLeod, and Neal Asher; and, Michael Dirda reviews Elizabeth Kostova

» SF Chronicle: David Wiegand reviews Michael Cunningham's Speciman Days

» LA Times: David Ebershoff reviews Michael Cunningham; Max Allan Collins reviews Batman

» LA Times: article about and review of Hayao Miyazaki's latest

» Futurismic offers Real Death by Terry Hayman

» Brian Aldiss' website has been redesigned

» Guardian: How to make a book

» Barnes & Noble's Explorations newsletter interviews Chris Roberson

» Bookslut interviews Lois McMaster Bujold and reviews Carol Emshwiller

» Apex Digest Online interviews Christopher Rowe

» Back to Futures Past, article on Canadian SF writers Wilson, Sawyer, and Schroeder

» SFFWorld is running a short story contest, with deadline August 31, 2005

» FantasyBookSpot interviews Matthew Hughes

» June Internet Review of SF interviews Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, reports from WisCon 29, comments on Star Wars and The Time Tunnel, etc.

» SF Weekly: Nick Gevers interviews Paul Park; Michael Cassutt anticipates The Lost Generation

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews John Varley, Damien Broderick, and Carol Emshwiller

» Salon's Summer Reading picks include Charles Stross' The Hidden Family and Kevin Guilfoile's Cast of Shadows

» London Times: profile of Charles Stross (here scanned)

» This week's Strange Horizons has a Matthew Cheney column on new movements in SF

» David Langford's Ansible 215

» Green Man Review: interview with Kage Baker

» Rambles: reviews of Jasper Fforde, of John Varley, of Theodore Judson

» Black Gate has posted the complete text of Judith Berman's The Poison Well

» MarsDust article: N3F re-launches national NEFFY Awards

» QuickTime trailer for Hayo Miyazaki's animated Howl's Moving Castle, based on a novel by Diana Wynne Jones

» SF Weekly: Nick Gevers interviews Robert Charles Wilson; Wil McCarthy wonders Why Crush the Moon?

» New issues of SF Site, Lone Star Stories, scifidimensions, SF Crowsnest, Quantum Muse, Deep Magic

» Fantasybookspot interviews R. Scott Bakker

» Fantastic Literature's June booklist is online

» Sean Johnston invites submissions to new webzine Turn the Page

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City #117 reviews Dan Simmons, Gwyneth Jones, Steve Aylett, etc., with other reviews by Anne K.G. Murphy and a column by Daniel M. Kimmel

» The Broadsheet for May has a UK focus with guest editor Liz Williams, interviews with Tanith Lee and Susanna Clarke, Michael Arnzen's Grossing Out Teacher: A Horror Writer in the Writing Classroom, reviews, etc.

» George R.R. Martin is done with A Feast for Crows

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Chuck Palahniuk's Haunted

» review of Yolen & Nielsen Hayden's The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy for Teens

» Rambles: new reviews of George Alec Effinger's Live! From Planet Earth and of Marvin Kaye's The Dragon Quintet

» Library Journal's Best Magazines of 2004 includes Argosy

» Far Sector (formerly Deep Outside SFFH) for May has interviews with Ray Bradbury and Michael A. Stackpole

» The Science fiction, Fantasy and Horror Bookstore of Stockholm, Sweden invites visitors, especially authors (contact)

» New blogs: Ian McDonald, Lucy Snyder, Justine Larbalestier, Mario Milosevic

» Short fiction nominees for this year's Hugo Awards are now available online

» The Agony Column: interview with Chuck Palahniuk, and more

» Planetary Society: Cosmos1 Ships in Preparation for June Launch, with a microwave beam experiment led by Gregory Benford and James Benford

» The current featured poem at Mythic Delirium is Sonya Taaffe's "The Laying Out"

» New York Times: Edward Rothstein reviews the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in Seattle

» Charles Stross will make forthcoming novel Accelerando available as an ebook under a Creative Commons license, via, in June

» Green Man Review: reviews of Gaiman & McKean's Mirrormask, of Holly Black, and of Butler/ James/ Mendlesohn about Terry Pratchett

» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews Steph Swainston and Justina Robson

» Washington Post: Paul Di Filippo reviews Tanith Lee, William F. Nolan, Robert Charles Wilson, and Judith Merril

» Denver Post: Fred Cleaver reviews Neal Asher, Ian R. MacLeod, A. Lee Martinez

» Rambles has reviews of new books by Connie Willis and by Elisabeth Vonarburg

» John Joseph Adams (assistant editor at F&SF) declares June Slush Writer Appreciation Month

» [dead cities] ver.4.o is a new messageboard devoted to SFF

» Issue #4 of Some Fantastic is now available as a PDF download

» SF Weekly: John Clute reviews John Crowley's Lord Byron's Novel

» Mid-May SF Site has reviews of Robert J. Sawyer, Karen Traviss, James Tiptree Jr., four Wesleyan Early Classics, and an interview with Michael Moorcock

» Washington Post: Lloyd Rose reviews H.P. Lovecraft

» The Onion: Scientology Losing Ground To New Fictionology

» Dorman T. Shindler reviews Lucius Shepard's Weapons of Mass Seduction

» L.A. Times: James Sallis reviews Laurell K. Hamilton's A Stroke of Midnight; also, Charles Solomon reviews three books about Star Wars

» Agony Column's Nazalee Raja interviews David Mitchell

» Salt Lake Tribune: Marc S. Williams responds to Orson Scott Card about the end of Star Trek

» Discovery Channel's Alien Planet, a fictional exploration of a new planet, featuring Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, and George Lucas, premieres Saturday May 14; follow links for photos, videos, etc.

» Gabe Chouinard is researching pulp author Nathan Schachner, and invites suggestions from Locus Online readers of decent resources, sources for stories, a bibliography or any other snippets of information

» Blog The Pig of Death has Tough Questions For Tough Jews: Harlan Ellison, first of a three-part interview

» Scott Edelman's Nebula Awards photos

» Ellen Datlow's photos from April 20th's KGB Reading with Harvey Jacobs and Benjamin Rosenbaum

» Ellen Datlow has posted Nebula Awards photos from last weekend's event

» CBC Magazine: essay by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling: Editing Anthologies for Young People

» Green Man Review: Cat Eldridge reviews George Alec Effinger's Live! From Planet Earth

» Futurismic has new fiction by Will McIntosh, The Existential Cure

» January: Andi Shechter reviews a new Jerry Oltion and reviews a classic Ursula K. Le Guin

» Rambles: reviews of Heinlein's The Puppet Masters, Gordon Van Gelder's In Lands That Never Were, and Simon Brown's Soveriegn

» Archaeology: Robert J. Sawyer reviews a new edition of Jack London's Before Adam

» Fantasybookspot: interview of Steph Swainston

» sffworld: interview of E.E. Knight

» Slate compares Wikipedia to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

» LA Times: Orson Scott Card says good riddance to Star Trek

» May issues of Ansible, SF Site, scifidimensions, Internet Review of SF

» Fantastic Literature's May list is online

» Rick Kleffel reviews Cory Doctorow's new novel

» NY Times: Jonathan Lethem on Kafka and Roberto Calasso

» Jeff VanderMeer is collecting manifestos

» Rambles: reviews of Lisa Smedman, of Curt Benjamin, and of Catherine Fisher

» Sunday Business Post: review of Jeff VanderMeer

» South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Alice Hoffman on SF and fantasy

» More on Interaction's shipping arrangements for artists

» NY Times: What SF writers think of Star Wars -- Morgan, Le Guin, Niven, Bradbury, Russell

» LA Times: Philip Pullman on how fiction is A Subtle School of Morals

» DarkEcho: Paula Guran tries Setting Locus Straight on Print on Demand

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City: April issue has reviews of Swainston, Broderick, Sketchley, etc.; an interview with Golden Gryphon's Gary Turner; and more

» Guardian: PD Smith reviews Mike Ashley's Transformations

» MultiVerse is a new e-zine of speculative poetry reviews

» Rick Kleffel interviews and reviews Kazuo Ishiguro

» Important information about Exhibitor Shipping and Customs Services for people from North America attending this year's World SF Convention in Glasgow

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews John Farris, Chris Roberson, Howard Waldrop

» Elizabeth Hand is this year's May Queen

» Jeff VanderMeer celebrates the new Steve Aylett

» Green Man Review: Lenora Rose considers a book from PublishAmerica; also, Cat Eldridge on a new edition of Miéville's King Rat

» NY Times: Caryn James on the latest trendy theme in serious books and films: cloning

» Rick Kleffel reviews Steve Aylett's Lint, a biography of fictional SF writer Jeff Lint

» NY Times: Michiko Kakutani reviews another cloning novel

» SF Weekly: John Clute reviews Andreas Eschbach

» Strange Horizons: interview with Stephen Baxter; James Schellenberg surveys writers about music they listen to while writing

» Concatenation's Summer 2005 issue includes lots of news and numerous reviews (see What's New)

» LA Times Book Review: Stephen King's introduction to Michel Houellebecq's book on H.P. Lovecraft; Gavin J. Grant reviews Lovecraft

» San Francisco Chronicle: Trey Popp reviews Jan Lars Jensen's Nervous System..

» Rick Kleffel interviews Lou Anders

Entertaiment Weekly's 'Sci-Fi 101' column in the Apr 22 issue (not online) gives Clarke & Baxter's Sunstorm a B+, Reed's The Well of Stars an A, Roberson's Here, There & Everywhere a B, and Sawyer's Mindscan a B

» SFPA's latest editor's choice poem is Peter Payack's "Universal Kiss-off"

» NY Times Book Review: Daniel Handler reviews H.P. Lovecraft; Sarah Kerr reviews Kazuo Ishiguro

» The Agony Column: review of Neal Asher; column on story collections, science books, Elizabeth Bear, Stephan Zielinksi (audio interviews), etc.

» Rambles: review of Kim Stanley Robinson

» Bookloons: column on Robert J. Sawyer

» Bookslut: Adrienne Martini reviews odds & ends -- Vess, Dozois, McHugh, Oltion

» NY Times Book Review: Andrew Leonard reviews Richard K. Morgan

» Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin is profiled in today's LA Times

» Green Man Review: reviews of Kage Baker, Card et al's Three Plays, Tracy & Laura Hickman, Manly Wade Wellman (twice)

» Reflection's Edge: Michael McCarty interviews Charles de Lint

» The Infinite Matrix: download Richard Kadrey's new novel Blind Shrike for free

» Rambles: reviews of William F. Nolan and of Hartwell & Cramer's Year's Best SF 9

» Fantasybookspot interviews John C. Wright

» Issue #1 of Adventure Fiction Magazine is available as a free PDF download

» April issue of The Internet Review of Science Fiction features Joy Ralph, Jay Lake & Ruth Nestvold, Heidi Kneale, John Lanagan, etc

» University of Liverpool has launched the SF Hub, a portal for SF scholars

» For a biography/art book on the SF&F artist Ed Emshwiller (emsh), Luis Ortiz would like to hear from anyone who knew him, has stories of his appearances at sf cons during the 1950s and '60s, or owns any of his original artwork (sf or otherwise)

» NY Times: Michiko Kakutani reviews Kazuo Ishiguro's "bravura new novel" Never Let Me Go

» Strange Horizons has fiction by Mark Rich, poetry by Bruce Boston, a column by Matthew Cheney, and an article by Yoon Ha Lee; last week SH's Reader's Choice Awards included Tom Doyle, Tim Pratt

» Futurismic: fiction by Lisa Mantchev, Better Sweets to Prove Than Sleep

» Issue #13 of Le Cafard Cosmique

» Rambles: reviews of L.A. Banks, Elizabeth A. Lynn, Marion Zimmer Bradley

» David Langford's Ansible 213

» Chicago Sun-Times: Dan Miller reviews Sam Weller's book on Ray Bradbury

» Publishers Weekly: Lou Anders article about whether fantasy is overtaking SF

» Fantasybookspot: KJ Bishop On the Spot

» New issues of SF Site, Lone Star Stories, scifidimensions, SFcrowsnest, Deep Magic

» The Believer: Lou Anders interviews China Miéville (minor spoilers)

» Slate: Margaret Atwood on Kazuo Ishiguro

» March issue of Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City covers ICFA and Hugo nominees, introduces a new short fiction columnist, and reviews Wilson, Faust, et al

» ChiZine issue #24 has fiction and poetry by M.K. Hobson, Lavie Tidhar, Marge Simon, and others

» Infinity Plus interviews Zoran Zivkovic and excerpts his novel Hidden Camera

» Fantastic Literature's April booklist is online

» OpinionJournal: profile of Harriet Klausner

» LA Times: op-ed article about what Caltech undergrads read: Orson Scott Card, David Brin

» Denver Post: Fred Cleaver reviews Eschbach, Grimwood, Benford

» Green Man Review: Patrick O'Donnell reviews Subterranean Worlds, A Critical Anthology

» Ellen Datlow has posted photos from the March 16th KGB reading with Paul Witcover and Robert Freeman Wexler

» Fantastic Metropolis features the title story from Jeff VanderMeer's collection Secret Lives, plus two new pieces

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Peter Rushforth

» The Agony Column: reviews of Duchamp, Jensen, de Lint, Argosy #3, etc.; earlier, column on pastiche fiction by Hughes, Scalzi, Chabon, et al

» San Diego Union Tribune: profile of Harlan Ellison, at 70

» Wall Street Journal: John J. Miller essay on H.P. Lovecraft

» Green Man Review: Cat Eldridge reviews Charles de Lint

» Publishers Weekly: interview with William Schafer of Subterranean Press [subscription required]

» New York Review of Books: essay on Jonathan Lethem's recent books

» SF Weekly: John Clute reviews Lisa Tuttle

» NY Times Book Review: Gerald Jonas reviews Peter Watts, Mark Budz, Justina Robson, Douglas Adams

» Tom Purdom has begun posting installments of a literary memoir discussing the background of his stories, how he became a music critic, etc. (scroll down)

» Rick Kleffel reviews Michel Houellebecq's H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life

» Rick Klaw is looking for the owner of the original manuscript of Michael Moorcock's Behold the Man, which the author sold at auction sometime in the '70s; contact Rick Klaw

» Mythic Delirium's current featured poem is Bud Webster's "Rude Awakening"

» Bookslut: Adrienne Martini reviews Harrison's Light

» Wall Street Journal: John J. Miller reviews H.P. Lovecraft

» Green Man Review: Cat Eldredge reviews Charles Stross

» Glasgow Evening Times: articles about local comic writers and local SF writers -- Morgan, Gibson, Millar, et al

» Washington Post: Bill Sheehan reviews Paul Witcover, Lisa Tuttle, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Richard K. Morgan

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Lisa Tuttle, Richard K. Morgan

» Guardian: Adam Mars-Jones reviews Bryan Appleyard's Aliens: Why They Are Here

» Reviews of Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go: Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian

» South Florida Sun-Sentinel: review of Chris Roberson's Here, There & Everywhere

» Asimov's: James Patrick Kelly's latest On the Net column modestly proposes five website Hugo categories, and suggests nominees in each

» New blogs: editor Lou Anders; new writer (3 book contract with Eos) David Forbes

» Patrick Nielsen Hayden has posted the table of contents to Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy for Teens: First Annual Collection, edited by Jane Yolen & Patrick Nielsen Hayden, to be published in May

» Green Man Review: April Gutierrez reviews Neil Gaiman's Melinda

» Radio interview with Ellen Datlow at The Dragon Page — click on link under Downloads

» The Oxford English Dictionary's science fiction project has been relaunched, with definitions and newest additions; comments and citations invited

» Kathryn Cramer has posted the table of contents to Year's Best Fantasy 5, edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

» David Langford's Ansible 212

» The Agony Column: Rick Kleffel reviews and interviews Steve Erickson

» This week's SF Weekly has an interview with Ian R. MacLeod and Wil McCarthy's Lab Notes column about safe nukes

» This week's Strange Horizons has an interview with John Scalzi, fiction by Liz Williams, and a SF-is-dead column by Matthew Cheney

» New issues of SFRevu and Ultraverse are available

» CBC Archives: 1967 TV documentary about Toronto hippie-haven Yorkville features interview with a young Bill Gibson

» New: Forbidden Planet International Blog Logs

» Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents to Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Volume 18, edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link, and Gavin Grant

» Gardner Dozois posted the table of contents to Year's Best Science Fiction Volume 22 back in February

» Portales News-Tribune: report from the Jack Williamson Lectureship

» Kathryn Cramer has posted the table of contents to Year's Best SF 10, edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

» Futurismic: fiction by Donnárd Ricardo Sturgis, Strike a Pose

» New SF imprint Pyr

» SF Site for March has Readers' Choice Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004

» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City #114 has Hugo picks, reviews, an interview, etc.

» Aeon Speculative Fiction's second issue, with fiction by Howard V. Hendrix, Bruce Holland Rogers, Gary W. Shockley, and others, is available for download

» Internet Review of Science Fiction's new editor-in-chief is Joy Ralph, beginning with the March issue, just posted, with contributions from Lavie Tidhar, Jay Lake, Lezlie Kinyon, Lisa Agnew, Dotar Sojat, and others

» Deep Magic's March issue is available for download

» Fantastic Literature's March 2005 booklist is now online

» San Francisco Chronicle: Alan Cheuse reviews H.P. Lovecraft

» Infinity Plus: Adam Roberts reviews novels on the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist

» Weekly Standard: Michael Dirda reviews Lovecraft's Tales

» Unitarian Universalist World Bookshelf: Will Shetterly on Speculation and revelation

» Denver Post: Fred Cleaver reviews Steve Cash, C.J. Cherryh

» Miami Herald: Robert Folsom reviews Robert Metzger, Justina Robson

» NY Times: profile of Francesca Lia Block

» The Agony Column: Rick Kleffel comments on the splitting of long novels into 2 or more volumes... (to which Patrick Nielsen Hayden responds); also, an exclusive story by Elizabeth Bear, Botticelli

» Fantastic Metropolis: Rick Klaw interviews Steve Aylett

» Kathryn Cramer & David Hartwell's photos from Boskone

» Washington Post: Paul Di Filippo reviews Steve Cash, John Scalzi, Cecilia Dart-Thornton, Sean Murphy

» Scott Edelman's Antarctica Adventure

» Ellen Datlow's New Zealand Adventure

» NY Times: an introduction by the late Susan Sontag to a book by Halldor Laxness discusses SF

» New issue of The Broadsheet: newsletter for Broad Universe with Diana Pharaoh Francis, John Grant, Sheila Finch, Ken Rand interviewing Louise Marley, and others

» The 25th Anniversary Edition of Little, Big, by John Crowley will be published September, 2006, with art by Peter Milton and an introduction by Harold Bloom

» Green Man Review: Moira Russell reviews Elizabeth Bear's Hammered

» The Agony Column: Rick Kleffel reviews the Hill House version of Ray Bradbury's The Cat's Pajamas

» Salon: Andrew Leonard interviews Iain Banks

» NY Times: Sarah Boxer's article Literary Sport: The Roar of the Crowd, the Review of the Books cites Malzberg & Pronzini's Prose Bowl

» The Infinite Matrix: Cory Doctorow's I, Robot; Slashdot reaction

» Christian Science Monitor: Ron Charles reviews Graham Joyce

» LA Times: profile of Steve Erickson

» SF Site: Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2004: Editors' Choice; plus, Greg L. Johnson's Best of 2004

» Seattle Times: Ray Kurzweil aims to live forever

» Washington Post: Bill Sheehan reviews Steve Erickson's Our Ecstatic Days

» NY Times Book Review: Tobin Harshaw reviews William Nicholson's The Society of Others

» Rambles: Sarah Meador reviews Cox & Duncan's anthology Crossroads

» Salon: Laura Miller essay on H.P. Lovecraft, "American literature's greatest bad writer"

» Infinity Plus: Matthew Cheney interviews Holly Phillips; Phillips' story A Woman's Bones

» Ellen Datlow's Australian Adventure

Fri 11 Feb 05 —
» Nature has launched a new series of "Futures" vignettes, so far by Ian Stewart and by Stephen Baxter

» Bookslut: Adrienne Martini reviews John Scalzi

» The Agony Column: interview with Lucius Shepard

» Futurismic: fiction by Jay Campbell, Push Patterns

» The Oracle: Univ. of S. Florida prof Rick Wilbur leads panel with Haldeman, Harrison, Anthony

Tue 8 Feb 05 —
» San Francisco Chronicle: David Kipen wonders about the Quill Awards

Mon 7 Feb 05 —
» Reason Online: Mike Godwin interviews Neal Stephenson

» RevolutionSF: Rick Klaw reviews Kong: King of Skull Island

» LA Times: James Sallis reviews Harry Turtledove

Sun 6 Feb 05 —
» David Langford: Ansible 211

» Washington Post: Jonathan Lethem essay and profile

» St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Dorman T. Shindler reviews Theodore Sturgeon, John Barnes, Allen Steele, Kage Baker

» Boston Globe: It's a pod, pod world

» The Agony Column: Rick Kleffel reviews Steve Erickson and Steven Erikson

» Fantastic Literature February list is online

Fri 4 Feb 05 —
» Tangent Online has relaunched

» February Internet Review of SF includes bluejack's Best Short Stories of 2004, interview with Michael Moorcock, essay by Cheryl Morgan, etc.

Mon 31 Jan 05 —
» SF Weekly has an interview with Alastair Reynolds, reviews of Al Sarrantonio and Elizabeth Bear, and Scott Edelman's editorial about visiting Antarctica

» Strange Horizons has fiction by Tim Jones, poetry by Joanne Merriam, and a Michael Underwood article about The Laws of the Space Frontier

» Suzy McKee Charnas reviews The Phantom of the Opera; also The Phantom Phragments

» Lone Star Stories Issue No. 7 has fiction and poetry by Sarah Prineas, Mikal Trimm, Michael Kelly, and others

Sun 30 Jan 05 —
» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews Liz Williams and Pamela Sargent

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Charles Stross, Steven Gould, John Scalzi

» SF Poetry Association's current editor's choice poem is Charles M. Saplak's "Toteg in Shards"

» Green Man Review: reviews of Dianna Wynne Jones and Neil Gaiman's Screenplay

Sat 29 Jan 05 —
» Gregory Benford and Martin Hoffert editorialize about Michael Crichton's State of Fear; meanwhile NYT Book Review's Bruce Barcott has another review

Wed 26 Jan 05 —
» New site The Book Standard debuts Jan 27

» The Agony Column: Five Top Ten Lists from 2004 by Rick Kleffel and others; reviews of Elizabeth Bear and Matt Hughes

Tue 25 Jan 05 —
» Washington Post: Bill Sheehan reviews Gene Wolfe's The Wizard

» SF Weekly: Nick Gevers interviews John Varley; John Clute reviews Sean Murphy

» LA Times: long profile of Dean Koontz

» Rambles: reviews of Joseph McCabe's book of interviews and books by S. Andrew Swann and Ian Graham (What's new)

Sun 23 Jan 05 —
» Cheryl Morgan's Emerald City for January includes her selection of the Best of 2004

» Green Man Review: reviews of Neil Gaiman and of Susanna Clarke

» Guy Lillian has posted Challenger issue #21

» Rick Kleffel reviews a Neil Gaiman limited edition

Mon 17 Jan 05 —
» Farah Mendlesohn is conducting a survey of SF Reading Habits as research for a book on children's SF

» Tobias Buckell is conducting a survey of genre author advances

Sun 16 Jan 05 —
» January: Andi Shechter reviews Suzy McKee Charnas' Stagestruck Vampires and Other Phantasms

Tue 11 Jan 05 —
» Dave Langford's Ansible 210

» Henry Farrell of Crooked Timber has organized a mini-seminar on China Miéville's Iron Council

» New Ultraverse has fiction by Chris Africa, Beverly Forehand, J.A. Howe, Ashley Hibbert; plus a review

Thu 6 Jan 05 —
» Globe and Mail: Margaret Atwood invents an amazing automatic autographing machine

» Powell's Books' Staff Picks for the best of 2004 include titles by Harrison, Moon, Clarke, Hand, Mitchell, Stephenson, Roth, Funke, Moore, Woodworth, Saramago, Erikson, Atwood

» Barnes & Noble's top ten Sf/F novels of 2004, selected by Paul Goat Allen, include books by Rucker, Herbert/Anderson, Stephenson, Faust, DeSmedt, and others

» RevolutionSF: What is Best in Life (2004)

» ChiZine for Jan-Mar has fiction by Hannah Wolf Bowen, Linda DeMeulemeester, Sandra McDonald, and K. Z. Perry; poetry; etc.

» The Agony Column: Rick Kleffel's This Just In... covers Moriarty, Doctorow, Watts, Chiang, Scalzi, etc.

» Concatenation has news and convention reports in its Spring '05 update

» Reflection's Edge: interview with Michael Burstein

» New list from Fantastic Literature

» Blogs added to Links Portal: Maureen F. McHugh's Hodgkins & Me; Leslie What's Clutter

Tue 4 Jan 05 —
» Washington Post: Gregory Feeley reviews Neal Stephenson's The System of the World

» Futurismic: new story by Tom Doyle, Consensus Building

» The Website at the End of the Universe has created a PDF SF calendar for 2005, with authors' birthdays and cover scans from old Ace Doubles

Sun 2 Jan 05 —
» SF Site for January has reviews of Mark Chadbourn, Jack Vance, Theodora Goss, etc., plus instructions for voting in this year's Annual SF Site Readers' Choice: Best Read of 2004

Sat 1 Jan 05 —
» Fantastic Metropolis begins its 2004 listmania with best-of-year lists by Matthew Cheney, by Zoran Zivkovic, and by Paul Witcover

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