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» Locus Online reads King, Doctorow, Banks, Kress, Atwood, Wilson, Bear

» Slate remembers the giddy futurism of Omni magazine

» World SF News Blog features a Australian SF Round Table

» Ursula K. Le Guin resigns from the Authors Guild over its deal with Google; coverage at Guardian, SFWA

» LA Times: online SF columnist Ed Park plays games with American Fantastic Tales

» Daily Kos checks in with Peter Watts

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Cory Doctorow's Makers

» Independent Weekly's What our writers our reading includes essays on current books by Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Lethem, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lev Grossman, and Joe Haldeman

» NY Times: Ross Douthat op-ed on Avatar and pantheism

» B&N: Michael Dirda's A Year in the (Reading) Life selects 12 memorable 2009 titles, including works by Ballard, Pynchon, Silverberg, Atwood, and Roden

» Aqueduct Press has 2009 retrospectives by Nancy Jane Moore, Kristin King, Nisi Shawl, Rachel Swirsky, Cynthia Ward, Therese Littleton, Cheryl Morgan, Jeffrey Ford, and Lisa Tuttle

» Tangent Online has posted a 1976 interview with Leigh Brackett & Edmond Hamilton

» Barnes & Noble's Best Books of 2009: Editors' Picks includes titles by Jeff VanderMeer and David Eagleman

» Wall Street Journal's Holiday Book Guide includes titles for six types of readers: for a teenage boy, SF/F titles by Collins, Klass, and Westerfeld; for the young artist, SF/F titles by Lethem, Atwood, and VanderMeer; for a teenage girl, fantasy by Cashore, Garcia & Stohl, and Fitzpatrick

» Ellen Datlow's photos from the KGB reading on Dec 16th, with Andy Duncan and Christopher Rowe

» NY Times obit: Milorad Pavic, author of Dictionary of the Khazars

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo's Best Speculative Fiction of 2009 are titles by Rucker, Miéville, Petrushevskaya, Doctorow, and Kress

» Mythic Delirium's featured poems are by Jessica Paige Wick, Constance Cooper, and Ann K. Schwader

» Black Gate has reviews of a Robert Jordan Conan novel, the Cortex System Role Playing Game, Brandon Sanderson's Warbreaker, and the last issue of Talebones

» Chicago's 2012 Worldcon Bid page has a new story by Bill Shunn, The Visitors at Wriggly Field

» Cover Browser

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Banks, Rice, Straub

» Washington Post's Best Books of 2009 includes SF titles (scroll down) by Donohue, LaValle, Theroux, VanderMeer, and King, plus titles in other categories by Powers, Niffenegger, Pynchon, Crowley, Waters, Straub, and Ballard

» Entertainment Weekly: Stephen King's Best Books of 2009 [not yet posted] includes Dan Simmons' Drood and (#1) Sarah Waters' The Little Stranger

» io9: Annalee Newitz picks the 20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

» December Clarkesworld Magazine has fiction by Richard Parks, Marissa Lingen, nonfiction by Jeremy L.C. Jones interviewing Nnedi Okorafor, Nick Mamatas

» Concatenation posts a holiday photo and posts a new Nature Futures story

» Realms of Fantasy has a new website, with editorials, selected interviews and fiction, a reader awards ballot, etc.

» Ottawa Citizen: Robert J. Sawyer looks at the disappointing decade in science

» The Adirondack Review has a long interview with Jonathan Lethem

» Time Magazine's Top 10 Fiction Books (scroll down) includes Suzanne Collins' Catching Fire and Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl

» December Internet Review of SF features Gary Westfahl, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Daniel M. Kimmel, Lois Tilton, and others

» Baltimore City Paper's Year in Books: Top Ten puts Jo Walton's Lifelode at #1, with Powers' Generosity, Priest's Boneshaker, Lethem's Chronic City, Miéville's The City & the City, and Pynchon's Inherent Vice among the rest

» Slate's best books of 2009 include Lethem's Chronic City, Ballard's Complete Stories

» HuffPost: Anis Shivani's Best Books of the Decade includes Atwood's Oryx and Crake, Roth's The Plot Against America

» Salon: Laura Miller's picks for best fiction of 2009 include Lev Grossman's The Magicians, Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

» Washington Post: David Kirby reviews Terry Pratchett's Unseen Academicals

» Winner of this year's Endeavour Award for SF/F written by a Pacific Northwest author is David D. Levine's Space Magic

» Small Beer Press is having a sale with proceeds to benefit Franciscan Children's Hospital

» Wheatland Press needs pre-orders for its next volume of Polyphony in order to continue publishing the anthology series

» Will Shetterly is releasing his new novel under the Doctorow plan; background

» James Patrick Kelly's The Wreck of the Godspeed won a 2009 New Hampshire Literary Award as Outstanding Fiction of 2009; NH Writer [pdf] has the news and an interview with Kelly

» Lost University

» LA Times' favorite fiction of 2009 includes titles by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, China Mieville, and Thomas Pynchon; Ed Park's SF picks are by J.G. Ballard, Joan Aiken, Peter Straub (American Fantastic Tales), Lev Grossman, and Victor LaValle

» New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2009 includes Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

» LA Times: Michael Harris reviews Jeff VanderMeer's Finch (spoilers!)

» BSCreview: Hal Duncan's column The Marriage(s) of Science Fiction / Fantasy

» Dave Langford's Ansible 269

» NPR: Rick Kleffel interviews Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

» Cosmos Magazine has free fiction Proof of Life by Stuart Gibbon

» BSCreview interviews Joe Abercrombie

» Fantastic Literature's December list is online

» Frederik Pohl is 90

» Dark Delicacies bookstore in Burbank CA celebrates its 15th anniversary on Thursday, Dec 3rd, with a one-day 30% off sale

» TAFF, the Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund, is fundraising by auctioning naming rights in stories by Cory Doctorow, Elizabeth Bear, Mary Robinette Kowal, Charlie Stross, Julie Czerneda, Nalo Hopkinson, and David Brin; TAFF's 2010 ballot is online

» Michael Berry's picks for San Francisco Chronicle's Holiday gift guide: science fiction books are by Connolly, Grossman, Kadrey, King, Ryan, Sterling, and Straub, plus Priest, Bacigalupi, and VanderMeer

» Washington Post: Victor LaValle reviews Jeff VanderMeer's Finch

» NY Times 100 Notable Books of 2009 includes titles by Lethem, Powers, and Atwood; Janet Maslin's Top 10 includes Stephen King's Under the Dome

» Dan Steffan is winner of this year's Rotsler Award

» SF Signal's Mind Meld examines The Pros and Cons of eBooks

» Ann & Jeff VanderMeer's Steampunk Reloaded is open to (reprint) submissions

» eBay: Douglas Adams' Bath

» Guardian: Stephen King plots The Shining sequel; update -- in Entertainment Weekly, King says "People shouldn’t hold their breath"

» The Agony Column interviews Peter Straub

» Guardian: David Barnett on the discreet charms of 'cosy catastrophe' fiction

» Make: Cory Doctorow's Shortcut to Omniscience, about how Wikipedia works

» Ellen Datlow has photos from the Nov 18 KGB reading with Sarah Micklem and Alisa Kwitney

» Lou Anders reports from IlluXCon 2

» BSCreview interviews Victor Gischler, Jesse Bullington, Ken Scholes

» Black Matrix Publishing seeks submissions for four new magazines "in the spirit of the pulp magazines of the last century"

» Library Journal's Best Books 2009 include SF/Fantasy titles (scroll down) by Bacigalupi, Baxter, Gilman, Robinson, and Sanderson

» YouTube: What Earth Would Look Like With Rings Like Saturn

» Robert Holdstock is ill; a few details at Ansible

» Philip Pullman writes alternative ending for Jesus in Bible

» Andy Andrews's True Review site is new and improved

» November Intergalactic Medicine Show features Mary Robinette Kowal, Geoffrey W. Cole, Ian Creasey, Bradley P. Beaulieu, and Tom Pendergrass; plus Orson Scott Card, David Lubar, and an interview with Vernor Vinge

» Telegraph's list of 100 books that defined the noughties is led by... Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, with other titles by Stephenie Meyer, JG Ballard, Philip Pullman, Cormac McCarthy, Philip Roth, Haruki Murakami, Margaret Atwood, Kazuo Ishiguro, Alice Sebold, Audrey Niffenegger, and David Mitchell

» Art show Maidens and Monsters, with 50 original paintings spanning 80 years of science fiction, adventure and fantasy illustration, runs Nov 24th '09 to Apr 18 '10 at the Albin Polasek Museum in Winter Park FL

» Guardian: Will Self on My Hero JG Ballard; also, Eric Brown reviews Kelly Link, Peter Crowther, Paul McAuley, Anne Rice

» LA Times features Frank Beddor's take on Alice in Wonderland

» theinferior4 highlights an interview with Kim Stanley Robinson

» Maurizio Manzieri has photos photos from Lucca Comics 2009; more

» Usok is a new Filipino spec fic magazine

» NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews Stephen King's Under the Dome -- "It has the scope and flavor of literary Americana"

» November Internet Review of SF features Nicholas Kaufmann, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lezlie Kinyon, Nader Elhefnawy, Sue Burke; and reviews by Bridgette Da Silva, Jamie Mason, and Lois Tilton

» Guardian profiles Kim Stanley Robinson: science fiction's realist

» F&SF: Paul Di Filippo's latest "Plumage from Pegasus" is Sugar and Spice, and Everything Licensable

» Lisa Goldstein has joined theinferior4+1

» BSCreview has Hal Duncan's column Notes from New Sodom: On Blood, Bad Boys and Bottoms, plus a Synergy feature on Childhood Scary Stories

» New Haven Review has Gregory Feeley's essay "Creepy Hollow", about "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

» Latest Sofanauts guests are Peter Watts and Paul Di Filippo

» Jedediah Berry reviews Stephen King's Under the Dome

» Strange Horizons: John Clute reviews Lev Grossman's The Magicians

» Ellen Datlow's photos from World Fantasy Con

» NY Times Book Review: James Parker reviews Stephen King's Under the Dome; also, Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2009 includes Shaun Tan's Tales from Outer Suburbia; Hugo Lindgren reviews Tan's book; Austin Grossman reviews Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan; Regina Marler reviews Malinda Lo, Melissa Marr, and others

» Apex Magazine posts a 'celebration of world SF', edited by Lavie Tidhar, with stories by Aliette de Bodard, Nir Yaniv, and others; interview with Tunku Halim

» Terry Bisson interviews Kim Stanley Robinson

» B&N: Elizabeth Hand reviews VanderMeer's Finch

» BSCreview has Gary Gibson's column An open letter to those terrified of e-piracy and Alan DeNiro's World Fantasy Con coverage

» Quantum Muse's November issue is posted

» Fantastic Literature's November list is online

» Guardian: Berkley signs Mickey Zucker Reichert to write new Susan Calvin novels, based on Isaac Asimov's character

» Rick Klaw reviews Jeff VanderMeer's Finch; Cynthia Hawkins interviews VanderMeer; at Bookslut, J.W. McCormack reviews Finch

» Tin House: Cory Doctorow's Radical Presentism introduces the new issue

» Wired's GeekDad Holiday Gift Guide for Books recommends Cory Doctorow, Iain Banks, China Miéville, and Bruce Sterling, among others

» New York Post: Where I Work: Jonathan Lethem

» Gary Farber is following Joss Whedon's offer to buy the Terminator franchise

» Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2009 includes SF/F/H titles (scroll down) by Bacigalupi, Datlow, Gregory, Miéville, and Priest; plus titles by Simmons (fiction) and Carriger (mass market)

»'s Best of 2009: Books includes SF & Fantasy titles by Valente, Kiernan, Durham, Straub, Priest, Ajvaz, Roberts, Strahan, Sherman & Barzak, and Bullington; Top 100 Editors' Picks put China Miéville at #8, Jonathan Lethem at #37, Margaret Atwood at #38, Suzanne Collins at #42, Bernard Beckett at #49, Lev Grossman at #52, Audrey Niffenegger at #77, J.G. Ballard at #89, Thomas Pynchon at #94

» Dave Langford's Ansible 268

» io9 has The Experts' Picks for Notable Books of the Year at World Fantasy Con

» World Fantasy Con photos from David G. Hartwell

» Scott Edelman's photos from World Fantasy Con

» Salon: Laura Miller interviews Peter Straub

» SF Signal's Mind Meld explores Speculative Fiction and Mainstream Acceptance, part 2 (earlier, part 1)

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo review Atwood's The Year of the Flood

» NY Times: Don Ivan Punchatz, Artist for Fantasy Book Covers, Dies at 73

» Naples News: Ben Bova: No writer is an island, either

» RevolutionSF is hosting a contest to win Jeff VanderMeer's Ambergris novels; plus, Rick Klaw interviews VanderMeer; Peggy Hailey reviews Finch

» Salon interviews Jonathan Lethem; Laura Miller reviews Neil Gaiman's Twitter story

» Publishers Weekly: Scott Westerfeld, Michael Grant, and others discuss vampires in YA fiction

» Cleveland Plain Dealer: John R. Alden reviews Wilson, Miéville, Sanderson, Banks, Dozois

» The Outer Alliance profiles Nicola Griffith about LGBTQ literature

» WSFA Press is offering a special set of 5 hardcovers for $100, in support of Capclave; details here

» Ticonderoga Publications is also having a sale of existing stock; visit and click on Specials at right

» Breaking News: Artist Don Punchantz, born 1936, died yesterday; obits at Spectrum Fantastic Art, Houston AD Club [Punchantz' cover for Avon's paperback edition of Asimov's Foundation, left]

» Spectrum also notes the passing of Dean Ellis and Ed Valigursky [Ellis' cover for Bantam's paperback edition of Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, left]

» NY Times Book Review: Gregory Cowles reviews Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

» Ellen Datlow's photos from KGB raeding October 21st with John Langan and Michael Cisco

» Philip José Farmer estate sale

» Globe and Mail: Guy Gavriel Kay, Authors draw their knives during literary awards season

» SF Chronicle: David Hellman reviews Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City

» NPR's Rick Kleffel: Rule of the Undead: Zombies Invade Bookstores

» The World SF News Blog interviews Ashok Banker

» BSCreview has columns by Sharon Shinn and new author John Brown

» LA Times: Jeff VanderMeer blogs how A writer's fascination with a pipe opens up a world of fantasy

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard

» Asimov's has posted December issue features, including Sheila Williams' editorial, James Patrick Kelly's On the Net, Robert Silverberg's Reflections, and Peter Heck's book reviews

» Locus Online reads Beckett, Tan, Morrow, Zebrowski, Disch, Baker, Hamilton

» BSCreview interviews James Sallis

» PW: Neil Gaiman to launch crowd-sourced story on Twitter tomorrow, 13 Oct, at noon EDT - details at BBC Audiobooks America

» Ellen Datlow reports on The Funeral (that should have been) for Edgar Allan Poe

» The Agony Column interviews Margaret Atwood

» The Hearst Art Gallery at Saint Mary's College in Moraga CA exhibits "Out of This World: Real and Imagined Landscapes of our Solar System" now through December 13th

» LA Times: Ed Park reviews The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard, from A to Z

» Washington Post: Ron Charles reviews Richard Powers' Generosity

» San Francisco Chronicle: Jeremy Adam Smith reviews Michael Chabon's Manhood for Amateurs

» NY Times Book Review: Gabrielle Zevin reviews Suzanne Collins' Catching Fire

» Telegraph: Peter Ingham reviews Baxter Ark, Khoury, Bestwick, Fenn

» LA Times Hero Complex blog: Surprised author Tim Powers finds himself setting sail with 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

» Pan Macmillan's interview with The Temporal Void author Peter F. Hamilton, including your invited questions, is on YouTube: part one, part two

» October Internet Review of SF features Australian dark fantasy, Aliette de Bodard, Readercon 20, Gary Westfahl, Lois Tilton, and others

» BSCreview has an interview with Sharon Shinn and Gary Gibson's "Burn After Reading" column Science Fiction, And Why It Needs Secret Decoder Rings

» Green Man Review reviews John Langan's House of Windows

» World SF News Blog has a new URL, and has begun original content with World SF Round Table 1: On Environment and Background featuring Kaaron Warren, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Vandana Singh, Aliette de Bodard

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies's anniversary issue features Yoon Ha Lee, Ian McHugh, Sara M. Harvey, Michael Anthony Ashley, Justin Howe

» October Monthly Review features Terry Bisson

» Jeff VanderMeer details Murder by Death's soundtrack for Finch

» Dave Langford's Ansible 267

» Jeff VanderMeer announces The First Annual Last Drink Bird Head Award Finalists

» BSCreview has new Hal Duncan column Notes from New Sodom: To the Water-Fountains, and an interview with Thomas Harlan

» The 50th anniversary of The Twilight Zone is noted by Wired, The New York Times, and Back Stage [AP]

» Michael Swanwick's A Periodic Guide to the Elements is now available in Serbian

» LA Times covers the Octavia Butler story

» Literary Review of Canada: Robert Charles Wilson reviews Margaret Atwood: "A Dystopia Sketched in Crayon"

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Iain M. Banks' Transition

» Fantastic Literature's October list is online

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood

» Telegraph interviews Sir Terry Pratchett about Unseen Academicals, Alzheimer's

» Life magazine, 1951: Through the Interstellar Looking Glass, article about SF fandom (via)

» NY Times Book Review: Susann Cokal reviews Audrey Niffenegger's Her Fearful Symmetry

» Yellow Blue Tibia author Adam Roberts chimes in on the debate about SF and the Man Booker prize, launched last week by Kim Stanley Robinson

» Baltimore City Paper: Adrienne Martini on the endurance of short stories in the SF field

» Lapham's Quarterly: John Crowley essay In the Midst of Death

» Jeff VanderMeer plugs charity anthology Last Drink Bird Head

» David Wellington is posting 30 Stories in 30 Days

» Amazon's Omnivoracious interviews first novelist Jesse Bullington

» Time Magazine has video interview with Robert J. Sawyer: The Scientific Mind Behind 'FlashForward'

» British Fantasy Awards winners include William Heaney (aka Graham Joyce), Tim Lebbon, Sarah Pinborough, and others

» New Yorker on Ralph Nader's utopian novel Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews China Miéville's The City & the City

» NY Times profiles Margaret Atwood: Back to the Scary Future and the Best-Seller List

» B&N Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews new volumes by Roger Zelazny

» NY Times on the podcast of Iain M. Banks' new novel Transition

» LA Times: Ray Bradbury celebrates 89th birthday

» NY Times Book Review: Jeanette Winterson reviews Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood

» More from Kim Stanley Robinson in New Scientist: Science fiction author hits out at Booker judges

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard

» New Scientist: Kim Stanley Robinson's Science fiction: The stories of now, about Olaf Stapledon, Virginia Woolf, and contemporary British SF

» Locus readers are invited to submit questions to Peter F. Hamilton, about his Void trilogy or his other work, for a video interview to be conducted and posted next week

» Ellen Datlow's photos from KGB reading Sept. 16th, with Chris Genoa and Andrew Fox

» has original story Silver Linings, by Tim Pratt

» Locus Online makes Boeuf Bourguignon

» New Scientist features flash fiction by Macleod, McDonald, Ryman, Griffith, Baxter, McAuley, Watson, and Robson, with rules for a new competition

» BSCreview features guest Michael Hanlon's I've seen the future - and it works for me!

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl

» Concatenation's Autumn news roundup covers awards, book news, film and TV news, much more

» Flurb #8 features Gregory Benford, Paul Di Filippo, Howard V. Hendrix, Carter Scholz, and others

» The Agony column podcast interviews Kage Baker

» BSCreview launches a new column by Charles Tan, beginning with Speculative Fiction – The Genre without Limitations

» Torque Control begins a discussion about Lavinia, which continues on three other blogs

» Coilhouse: David Forbes looks back at The Demolished Man

» Independent profiles Iain Banks and his 'hybrid' book Transition

» David Herter and Earthling Publications are offering "insanely scribbled-up manuscript pages" to those who purchase copies of upcoming novel October Dark

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by Erin Cashier and Chris Tissell and audio fiction by Christopher Green

» NY Times Book Review: Jonathan Lethem essays on J.G. Ballard, Poet of Desolate Landscapes; also, Michael Agger reviews Lev Grossman's The Magicians; and Regina Marler reviews YA books by David Klass and others

» Lou Anders reports on Dragon*Con 2009

» Guardian: Iain Banks: Even at my age I still have something to prove

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Victor LaValle's Big Machine

» Rick Klaw reviews Graham Joyce's How to Make Friends with Demons

» BSCreview: Betsy Tobin on Fantasy: Violation of the Possible?

» Strange Horizons: Valentin D. Ivanov conducts A Statistical Study of Locus Online's "Notable Books" [note -- the lists are actually selections by Locus Magazine, though they are posted on Locus Online]

» Michael Whelan remembers Michael Jackson

» BSC has essay On Religion and Safehold by David Weber

»'s Omnivoracious guest posts Mark Chadbourn

» You can help Orbit Books design The Most Awesomely Bad SFF Cover in the World

» Bookseller: Chris Beckett's collection The Turing Test won the 2009 Edge Hill Short Story Prize; Edge Hill University announcement

» July Internet Review of SF features Gary Westfahl, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lois Tilton, Niall Harrison, and others

» The Agony Column interviews China Miéville

» BSC's Summer 6-pack features recommendations of novels to read this summer

» YouTube: Authors@Google: Nisi Shawl

» NY Times: James Frey and co-writer Jobie Hughes have sold a YA series about alien teenagers who hide on Earth

» Macworld: Neuromancer at 25

» July Quantum Muse has stories by Sho Ray, Steven Saus, Helen Henley, Jennavier Gilbert, and others

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by Caroline M. Yoachim and James Lecky and audio fiction by Richard Parks

» Ellen Datlow's photos from Locus Awards weekend

» The Shirley Jackson Awards Blog has interviews with many of this year's nominees

» New York Review of Books: Michael Chabon's Manhood for Amateurs: The Wilderness of Childhood

» Sci Fi Wire: Paul Di Filippo reviews Daniel Abraham's The Price of Spring

» Paul Di Filippo is writing the introduction for the book Steampunk-Style Jewelry

» Freedom Scientific speaks with Robert J. Sawyer about blindness and his novel Wake

» Dave Langford's Ansible 264

» Newsweek: What to Read Now

» Niall Harrison is conducting a survey of British SF and fantasy writers

» LA Times: Susan Carpenter reviews a new YA novel by John Barnes

» Fantastic Literature's latest newsletter is posted

» Apex Magazine returns from hiatus

» Penthouse: Geek Love at Sci-fi Conventions

» Asimov's SF site has features from the August issue: Sheila Williams' editorial about the 2009 Readers' Awards; Robert Silverberg's Adventures in the Far Future II; Peter Heck's reviews of books by Stephenson, Scalzi, and others; plus an online-only movie review of Knowing

» Boing Boing: David Pescovitz reviews Christopher Miller's novel A Cardboard Universe: A Guide to the World of Phoebus K. Dank

» Fan News Denmark is a new blog about Danish SF fans

» BSC: Richard Kadrey's What the Devil Taught Me

» The Dragon Page podcasts James Enge

» BSC interviews John Meaney

» Huffington Post: Derek Shearer has been reading Ian McDonald

» Coilhouse: David Forbes on The Book of the New Sun

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews Jay Lake's Green

» Salon: Laura Miller's guide to literary vampires

» SF Storyworlds: Critical Studies in Science Fiction is a new critical studies series to be published in the UK, and is looking for proposals; see website for details and editorial board

» The British Film Institute and the Science Museum are hosting One Giant Leap in July, a series of documentaries, feature films, television and artworks on the dream and reality of space travel, commemorating the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's landing on July 20, 1969

» Steve Berman's Lethe Press has launched magazine Icarus, devoted gay-themed speculative fiction

» Tangent Online relaunches

» Reading and Writing podcast interviews Joe R. Lansdale

» James Patrick Kelly's photos form Sycamore Hill

» Ellen Datlow's photos from Stoker Awards Weekend

» io9 interviews Samuel R. Delany about past and future novels

» Mission Unknown interviews Damien Broderick

» NY Times on Ray Bradbury's support for a local library

» Breaking News: 2009 Chesley Awards nominations

» Sci Fi Wire: Paul Di Filippo reviews Robert Charles Wilson's Julian Comstock

» School Library Journal interviews Shaun Tan

» BSC covers BEA's panel on alternate history for young adults, with Scott Westerfeld, Holly Black, and Cassandra Clare; also, a letter from Jane Austen to Seth Grahame-Smith

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by Richard Parks and A.C. Smart & Quinn Braver, and audio fiction by Kenneth Mark Hoover

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews John Crowley's Four Freedoms

» BSC interviews Alan Dean Foster

» Catherynne M. Valente needs help

» Scott Edelman is blogging from Stoker Awards Weekend, and posting photos

» The City Quiet as Death, by Steven Utley & Michael Bishop

» Debut Innsmouth Free Press includes Nick Mamatas, Robert Borski, and others

» Publishers Weekly profiles C.C. Finlay (aka Charles Coleman Finlay)

» Omnivoracious profiles Juliet Ulman, former Bantam Spectra editor, now running Paper Tyger

» BSCreview interviews Lane Robins

» Salt Lake Tribune: Utah will be stage for Mars in new Disney Pixar film -- John Carter of Mars

» Preview:

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The film 9 opens on 9/9/09; for more see Facebook, and look forward to Howard Waldrop & Lawrence Person's review in September

» PBA Galleries is auctioning "Archive of letters from Philip K. Dick to Linda Levy, a 'Dark Haired Girl'", with low to high estimates of $20-30K

» Issue #1 of Steampunk Tales, the world's first electronic pulp fiction magazine created exclusively for iPhone and iPod Touch, is now available with stories by Jay Lake, Catherynne M. Valente, and others

» Ellen Datlow's photos from Books of Wonder June 7, 2009, with Delia Sherman, Holly Black, and others

» Rick Kleffel podcasts an interview with Guillermo Del Toro, co-author of The Strain (review here)

» New site Haikasoru, about Japanese SF in translation, has this Nick Mamatas essay on the difference between Japanese and American science fiction

» Neth Space inteviews Mark Charan Newton

» BBC: Science museum's top 10 objects

» Boston Globe: Peter Bebergal reviews The Best of Gene Wolfe

» Guy Gavriel Kay appears this Wednesday, June 10th, in a panel on genre fiction at the Roots store at 100 Bloor St West in Toronto, as part of this year's Luminato Festival of Arts

» NY Times: about Stephen Merritt's score for the musical version of Coraline; about Duncan Jones, son of David Bowie and director of upcoming SF film Moon

» LA Times asks, How do you greet an extraterrestrial?

» New site Haikasoru presents Japanese SF in translation, edited by Nick Mamatas

» Cosmos Magazine has free fiction The Noise Machine, by V.G. Kemerer

» Fantastic Literature's latest newsletter is posted

» LA Times: Gavin J. Grant reviews Robert V.S. Redick's The Red Wolf Conspiracy

» Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards winners for children's literature include Terry Pratchett's Nation (with Gaiman's Graveyard Book an honor book)

» June Internet Review of SF features Quatermass, Ruth Nestvold, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lois Tilton, and an anniversary

» has original essay The Accu-Thump of Googletarity, by John Crowley, about historical research (and condoms); also, PowellsBooks.Blog this week features Brian Evenson, Jonathan Carroll, Karen Russell, Elizabeth hand, and Micaela Morrissette

» Spring/Summer Estronomicon eZine has fiction by Kane, Jane Frank, Paul Edwards, and others; available in PDF or 'flip book'

» Nossa Morte interviews Ellen Datlow

» Studio 360 interviews Harlan Ellison

» Omnivoracious interviews James O'Neal, crime novelist author of SF The Human Disguise

» Fantasy Magazine: Eileen Gunn interviews Nisi Shawl

» Robert J. Sawyer addresses the Canadian Science Writers' Association and speaks at Google Waterloo about the science behind Wake

» BSC interviews Claude Lalumière and David Nickle

» Neth Space interviews Mark Chadbourn

» McNally Robinson interviews Edward Willett

» Guardian: Cormac McCarthy archive on display in Texas

» Wired: Warren Ellis calls Kindle a mewling, crippled pining thing

» Publishers Weekly: Gwenda Bond on urban fantasy and paranormal romance

» PS Publishing has free sample excerpt from Powers: Secret Histories

» New site has interviews with Hal Duncan and Jeffrey Ford

» Wall Street Journal on ABC's global warming future that "isn't sci-fi"

» Dave Langford's Ansible 263

» Bookslut interviews Catherynne M. Valente

» Neth Space interviews Kate Griffin

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Michael Marshall, Chris Roberson, Silverberg and Wolfe

» June Lone Star Stories features Jo Walton, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Sonya Taaffe, and others

» CNN: Why our science fiction future failed

» Salon: Robert Reich on The future of manufacturing: Here come the robots

» Missions Unknown is a new team blog by John Picacio, Sanford Allen, and Paul Vaughn, celebrating sf/f/h in San Antonio, TX

» YouTube: Philip K. Dick, "Arena" 1/6

» LA Times: Denise Hamilton reviews China Miéville's The City & The City (earlier link invalid)

» Book View Cafe: Cat T'ai Chi, by Ursula K. Le Guin

» [Invalid LA Times link to Miéville review removed]; Paul Di Filippo reviews China Miéville's The City & The City for B&N

» David Brin on Daily Kos reacts to Star Trek and other issues

» Andy Remic is coordinating new group blog Science Fiction and Fantasy Ethics, going live June 1st, with contributors Tony Ballantyne, Eric Brown, James Lovegrove, Jeffrey Thomas, and many others

» Washington Post: SF Novelists Plot the Future Of Homeland Security

» NY Times (Sunday's Week in Review): John Markoff on The Coming Superbrain

» Angry Robot Books is posting free sample chapters of their books prior to release (UK in July, later in the US)

» Vicenzo Natali adapting J.G. Ballard's High-Rise to film

» Ellen Datlow's photos from KGB reading on May 20 with Naomi Novik and F. Brett Cox

» SF reviews China Miéville's The City & The City

» NY Times profiles Charlaine Harris (who has a copy of Locus Magazine on her desk)

» Intergalactic Medicine Show Issue #12 features Tim Pratt, Matthew S. Rotundo, Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman

» Conjunctions has posted stories from its new fantasy issue by Elizabeth Hand, Ben Marcus, Jonathan Carroll, and Jeff VanderMeer; an audio of Hand reading her story is also available

» Not a Journal has posted news about Greer Gilman, including an mp3 recording of her reading from second novel Cloud & Ashes at ICFA earlier this year

» highlights the June issue of Harper's Magazine, with fiction by Colson Whitehead, Sherman Alexie, and others about the future Depression

» Paul Di Filippo and friends visit Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling's house in Vermont

» Sci Fi Wire: Paul Di Filippo reviews Robert Silverberg's quasi-autobiography, Other Spaces, Other Times

» Wall Street Journal profiles China Miéville and his new novel The City & The City

» Salon: Laura Miller on The evolutionary argument for Dr. Seuss (and for fiction in general)

» LA Times: Ed Park's online "Astral Weeks" column reviews Paul Di Filippo's Cosmocopia

» SF Chronicle: Anis Shivani reviews Christopher Miller's The Cardboard Universe: A Guide to the World of Phoebus K. Dank

» The latest BSCreview (former Bookspot Central) Synergy forum features Charles Stross, Ken Scholes, Ian R. MacLeod, many others, on "Back in the Day Gems"

» Stanley Schmidt's The Mother of All Sci-Fi Wonders

» Fantastic Literature's May booklist is online

» The Believer interviews John Crowley

» SciFi Now and Tor UK launch competition War of the Words to find UK's best new SF writer

» Guardian: Cory Doctorow's column, When love is harder to show than hate

» 2009 Ditmar Award finalists, for Australian SF/F/H, include Margo Lanagan, Jack Dann, Jonathan Strahan, Damien Broderick, many others

» Salon: Andrew O'Hehir on Why the original "Star Trek" still matters

» SciFi Now and Tor UK launch competition War of the Words to find UK's best new SF writer

» Guardian: Cory Doctorow's column, When love is harder to show than hate

» 2009 Ditmar Award finalists, for Australian SF/F/H, include Margo Lanagan, Jack Dann, Jonathan Strahan, Damien Broderick, many others

» Salon: Andrew O'Hehir on Why the original "Star Trek" still matters

» Roger Zelazny's mystery novel The Dead Man's Brother is published 14 years after his death; Dayton Daily News (AP); Sandusky Register (Tom Jackson)

» Amazon's Omnivoracious interviews Ian R. MacLeod

» The Asimov's website is updated with July issue features: Sheila Williams' editorial; book reviews by Paul Di Filippo; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, Adventures In The Far Future

» Paradox Magazine is ceasing publication

» SciFiDimensions podcasts Michio Kaku and Robert J. Sawyer

» BookSpot Central talks with Claude Lalumière

» CBC News: ABC picks up Fall series Flashforward, based on Robert J. Sawyer's novel; Hollywood Reporter; Sawyer posts

» LA Times: Scott Timberg profiles Ursula K. Le Guin; Kate Bernheimer reviews Cheek by Jowl

» Boston Globe: Elizabeth Hand reviews slipstream novel Follow Me by Joanna Scott

» Guardian: SF author Chris Beckett shortlisted for Edge Hill short story prize, a UK literary award (their review of Beckett)

» Slate's Ron Rosenbaum: The New Nuke Porn on nuclear fantasies by Strieber, McCarthy, Forstchen, and Golden

» May Internet Review of SF remembers Ken Rand, interviews Steve & Melanie Tem and Jay Lake, and has featurs and reviews by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Rob Furey, Lois Tilton, and others

» Mythic Delirium's featured poems are by Holly Dworken Cooley and Ian Watson, with audio recordings

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies features Brian Dolton and Kris Dikeman

» Most Interesting Bookstores of the World

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews Adam Roberts' Yellow Blue Tibia

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Tolkien's The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

» May Clarkesworld Magazine has fiction Nnedi Okorafor and Alex Dally MacFarlane, interview with Robert V.S. Redick

» Issue #4 of M-Brane, available in PDF, has fiction by Cat Rambo, Rick Novy, and Robert E. Vardeman

» SF in The New Yorker: The Slows, by Gail Hareven

» Minister Faust interviews Robert J. Sawyer

» Nossa Morte interviews Ellen Datlow

» The Art of Penguin Science Fiction

» May Quantum Muse has fiction by Michele Dutcher, Jake Bible, Helen Henley, James Gardner

» Maurizio Manzieri meets Stephan Martiniere (part 2)

» Dave Langford's Ansible 262

» This weekend's Sci-Fi London film festival includes a literary track with 29 authors, from China Miéville to Paul McAuley, through Monday the 4th

» James Patrick Kelly's Nebulas 2009 photos; and here's Scott Edelman's report and photos

» Guardian reports the Nebulas

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews teen tales of the apocalypse by Janni Lee Simner and Carrie Ryan

» PW: Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Terry Pratchett's The Nation

» April Concept Sci-fi has stories by Dylan Fox, Lawrence Buentello, and Jonathan Lowe, and an interview with Lou Anders

» Omnivoracious gathers Ballard tributes and links

» The Future of Newspapers and Book Coverage interviews Michael Berry, Nisi Shawl, and others

» Reason Magazine: Gregory Benford reviews David Friedman's Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World

» Salon: Simon Reynolds' The unlimited dreams of J.G. Ballard

» Paul Williams, Crawdaddy founder, Philip K. Dick champion, and Theodore Sturgeon Complete Stories editor, is suffering from a traumatic accident; donations are welcome

» Financial Times: James Lovegrove reviews PS Publishing's reprint of Ray Bradbury's S is for Space, with original illustrations by Joe Mugnaini

» Philadelphia Weekly: James Morrow talks about science fiction, atheism and the threat of nuclear disaster

» Independent: John Clute's obituary of J.G. Ballard

» Ballard appreciations: David Ulin in LA Times; Iain Sinclair, Michael Moorcock, others at BBC News

» LA Times: Scott Timberg on Robert Silverberg, science fiction elder statesman and Dying Inside

» LA Times: Ed Park reviews Christopher Miller's The Cardboard Universe: A Guide to the World of Phoebus K. Dank

» National Post reviews Robert J. Sawyer's WWW: Wake; Bookspot Central also has a review, and has a new Short Thoughts on Short Fiction column

» Fantasy Magazine has new stories by Camille Alexa and Sergey Gerasimov

» Guardian Books blog about editors and their fame in SF

» Paul McAuley has seen the new Star Trek

» Ellen Datlow's photos from the April 15th KGB reading with Cassandra Clare and Marie Rutkoski

» April Clarkesworld Magazine features Jay Lake, Shannon Page, Lavie Tidhar, James Morrow, and flying cars

» Jim Kelly's Free Reads concludes John Kessel's interview with him

» Telegraph: Peter Ingham reviews Stephen Deas, Ian McDonald, Alastair Reynolds

» Jeff VanderMeer features the Philip K. Dick Award winners on Amazon's Omnivoracious

» Concatenation has posted its latest news roundup

» Elizabeth Hand reacts to Monday's PW story

» Publishers Weekly: Pure escapism and dystopian visions appeal to consumers unhappy with the here and now

» Naples Daily News: editorial by Ben Bova on the importance of science

» Kristine Kathryn Rusch is posting installments of her Freelancer's Survival Guide

» Neth space asks Alex Irvine five questions

» If You're Just Joining Us interviews James Enge

» Author and reviewer Angela Slatter has thoughts on reviewing and on rejections

» The AV Club reviews Wolfe & Gaiman's A Walking Tour of the Shambles

» Washington Post: Michael Dirda reviews Robert Silverberg's Dying Inside

» AV Club's Keith Phipps reviews Brian Aldiss' Starswarm

» Auction of Hollywood items from Forrest Ackerman's collection, April 30 - May 1, includes Harrison Ford's blaster from Blade Runner; details at Profiles in History

» Book View Cafe is holding a Twitter Fic contest, this weekend

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies features Marie Brennan, Erin Hoffman, and Jonathan Wood

» March Broadsheet features Elizabeth Bear, Kay Kenyon, Catherynne N. Valente, Irene Radford

» Jim Kelly's Free Reads: John Kessel interviews James Patrick Kelly, part one

» Coilhouse: All Tomorrows: Antibodies; David Forbes on David J. Skal's novel

» Maurizio Manzieri meets Stephan Martiniere, part one

» Black Gate is now selling PDF versions

» The Asimov's website is updated with samples from the June issue

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews The Best of Gene Wolfe

» Nicole Kidman cast as James Tiptree Jr.?

» Bookslut: Paul Kincaid's Some of My Best Friends Are Others, about why he reads science fiction; also, interviews with Jedediah Berry, Samantha Hunt, and Paul Tremblay

» Guardian Books Blog: Stephen King completes 1120-page Under the Dome, which he began writing in the 1980s

» Odyssey Podcasts features Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman on the differences between writing novels and short stories

» Conceptual Fiction

» Paul Williams needs your support

» Neth Space interviews Alison Goodman

» Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews John Klima

» Fantastic Literature's latest booklist is posted

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews horror by S.G. Browne, Will Elliott, Patricia Briggs

» Philadelphia Inquirer profiles Samuel R. Delany

» The 25th Annual awards gala for the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, August 29 in Hollywood CA, invites all 500+ past winners of the contests

» For Sale: Robert A. Heinlein's house in Colorado Springs

» Sherry Gottlieb is writing a memoir about running A Change of Hobbit bookstore

» Internet Review of SF features Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Rob Furey, Justin Howe, Daniel M. Kimmel, Michael Andre-Driussi, review by Ursula Pflug, Lois Tilton and others

» Dave Langford's Ansible 261

» More April 1st items: Jupiter books; more from Ferje; more from Paoli; PSFS becomes SFPhilYS; and lots of posts at

» April-June ChiZine has fiction by Richard Thomas, Debi Carroll, Donald Jacob Uitvlugt, Sunil Sadanand, and Jesse Bullington

» April Lone Star Stories has fiction by Patricia Russo, Nicole Kornher-Stace, Josh Rountree...

» Discover: The Birth of Blinkenlights ("Das computermachine ist nicht fuer gefingerpoken...")

» Pyr Books' Sample Chapters features James Enge's "Fire and Sleet"

» Rick Kleffel's The Agony Column podcasts SF in SF's panel with Bisson, Rollins, and Robinson and interviews with Frank M. Robinson, Christopher Moore, and Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre

»'s Geekdad: UK stamps by Dave McKean

» NY Review of Books: Google & the Future of Books

» Black Gate: David Soyka reviews The New Weird

» True Review has posted PDF issue 72

» Ellen Datlow's photos from ICFA

» Night Shade Books offers Ted Chiang's Hugo nominated short story "Exhalation" (from Eclipse Two) as a free download

» NPR: Peter Sagal asks Do 'Childish Things' Include 'Lord Of The Rings'?; also, NPR's Battlestar Galactica coverage quotes Lou Anders

» BBC's How sci-fi moves with the times has comments from Ken MacLeod, Paul Cornell, Iain Banks, Ian Watson

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Slattery, Lerner, Forstchen, Reed

» Cynthia Ward's monthly market news Market Maven has been bouncing to AOL subscribers; if you're a subscriber and haven't received your March issue, contact market.maven.subscriptions [dot]gmail[at]com

» ActuSF: Robin Hobb is participating in an online forum (in French)

» Fantastic Literature's latest newsletter is online

» LA Times: Ed Park reviews a collection by Miles J. Breuer

» Kathryn Cramer's photos from ICFA; also, Year's Best SF 14 contents

» SF/F/H nominees for the Lambda Literary Awards include Amara, Anderson, Berman, Gidney, and Kimberling

» Wayne Hall of Airlock Alpha -- formerly Syfy Portal -- about the origin of Syfy

» TV Week: Sci Fi Channel (and website) to be renamed 'Syfy'

» NY Times: M. John Harrison reviews Allegra Goodman's The Other Side of the Island

interviews Bruce Sterling

» The Stranger's Paul Constant: A Fan's Notes: I Love James Morrow (and You Should, Too)

» Publishers Weekly interviews Tom Lloyd

» BookSpot Central interviews Peter Brett

» Chris Howard offers free download of novel Seaborn and invites donations to his favorite organizations

» NY Times: Audrey Niffenegger gets $5M for second novel Her Fearful Symmetry, about two twins, a London apartment, and the ghost of their aunt

» Saturn Awards nominations headed by The Dark Knight and Lost

» File 770 reports the death of fan-artist Randy Bathurst (as reported in Newsweek) and has a report by John King Tarpinian of the Forry Ackerman tribute last Sunday in Hollywood

» Robert J. Sawyer blogs from the Flash Forward set

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by K.D. Wentworth and Grace Seybold and audio fiction by Michael J. DeLuca

» Adventures in SciFi Publishing welcomes guest blogger Brenda Cooper

» Tribute to Forrest J Ackerman, at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood CA, begins 3 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday 7 March, with Ray Bradbury, Guillermo Del Toro, Rick Baker, Joe Dante, John Landis, and others

» March Internet Review of Science Fiction features Jay Lake, Ken Scholes, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Gary Westfahl, and others; new companion site Red Rocket Station compiles feeds from other sites, comments, conversations

» March Clarkesworld Magazine features Ekaterina Sedia, Rachel Sobel, Tobias Buckell, Daniel M. Kimmel, and reader's poll results

» Times Online: Lisa Tuttle reviews Toby Litt, Adam Roberts, Kit Whitfield, Ellen Datlow

» Flurb #7 features Charlie Anders, Terry Bisson, Richard Kadrey, Rudy Rucker & John Shirley, and others

» BBC talks with Robert J. Sawyer and others about the Kepler mission

» Amazon's Omnivoracious interviews Kit Reed about new novel Enclave

» Spectrum 16 winners announced

» Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show Issue 11 has new fiction by Peter Beagle, Greg Siewert, Elizabeth Lustig, Tony Pi, Rebecca Day, and Orson Scott Card

» SF Signal asks Gary K. Wolfe and others, what non-genre books would you recommend to genre readers?

» Bookslut's Paul Kincaid asks Yes, But is it good?, reviewing Greg Egan's Incandescence

» Asimov's website has June issue features by Norman Spinrad, James Patrick Kelly, Robert Silverberg; plus four Nebula nominees

» March Apex Magazine has fiction by Theodora Goss and Ekaterina Sedia

» Rick Kleffel's Agony Column podcast features Dan Simmons

» Neth Space interviews Ken Scholes

» Lavie Tidhar is hosting The World SF News Blog

» Rick Klaw looks back at the original book and asks Who reads the 'Watchmen'?

» BookSpotCentral has reviews of new books by Walter Jon Williams, Ken Scholes, and Ken MacLeod

» Guardian's Books Blog looks back at Clifford D. Simak's Way Station

» LA Times: Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book and Terry Pratchett's Nation are among finalists for the LA Times Book Prizes

» David Langford's Ansible 260

» March Ideomancer has fiction by J(ae)D Brames, Michaeala Kahn, Steve Mohan Jr., and J. C. Runolfson

» Arizona Daily Star profiles Dennis L. McKiernan: "Fantasy writer gets real about his life's work"

» Adventures in SciFi Publishing features Chris Roberson

» Coilhouse: David Forbes' All Tomorrows: Gone to Whileaway looks back at Joanna Russ' The Female Man

» Odyssey Podcasts features Jenny Rappaport on writing query letters

» Fantastic Literature's March list is posted

» LA Times: Nick Owchar reviews Dan Simmons' Drood -- "extravagant, even exhilarating"; Gavin J. Grant reviews Ray Bradbury's We'll Always Have Paris -- "a happy surprise"

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Simmons' Drood -- "a stunning exercise in misdirection"

» SF Site's 2008: Readers' Choice selections are by Scalzi, Swanwick, Banks, Morgan, Gaiman, Erikson, Bacigalupi, Doctorow, Abercrombie, and Stephenson

» The Terry Brooks and Brian Aldiss are among the authors attending that literary conference in Dubai

» Sci Fi Wire: Nick Gevers interviews Ian McDonald

» John Joseph Adams invites recommendations of Sherlock Holmes fiction for an upcoming anthology project

» SciFiDimensions interviews and reviews John Birmingham

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by Tony Pi and Jonathan Wood and audio fiction by Tina Connolly

» Fantastic Literature's latest booklist is posted

» St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mark W. Tiedemann reviews Eclipse Two, Neal Asher's Shadow of the Scorpion, and Greg Egan's Incandescence

» Cory Doctorow calls Bruce Sterling's The Caryatids "my pick for best book of 2009"

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews Seth Shostak's Confessions of an Alien Hunter

» Ellen Datlow's photos from two Poe events in Philadelphia

» SF Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Ellen Datlow's Poe, Jedediah Berry's The Manual of Detection, and Bruce Sterling's The Caryatids; Susan Faust reviews Gaiman's The Graveyard Book

» Austin American-Statesman: Matthew Bey reviews Sterling's The Caryatids

» Internet Evolution: Cory Doctorow on Media-Morphosis: How the Internet Will Devour, Transform, or Destroy Your Favorite Medium

» Jeff VanderMeer blogs about teaching at Clarion South

» Pyr has Paul McAuley introduction to Ian McDonald's Cyberabad Days

» The Rumpus interviews Jacob Weisman

» Times Online: Military's killer robots must learn warrior code (like, say, Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics)

» NPR talks with neuroscientist David Eagleman about his book SUM: Forty Tales of the Afterlives

» Sci Fi Wire: John Clute reviews Poul Anderson's Call Me Joe

» Author Events this week include Ken Scholes, Laird Barron, James Morrow, Dan Simmons, Junot Diaz, Clive Barker, Michael Boatman, Whitley Strieber, and others...

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Dale Peck's Body Surfing -- a "violent, overheated supernatural thriller"

» Universal Robots, a play by Mac Rogers "freely adapted" from Karel Capek's play R.U.R., premieres February 12 - March 7, 2009 at the Manhattan Theatre Source in New York

» Atlanta Radio Theatre Company (ARTC), producers of classic "old-time radio" including adaptations of Wells, Heinlein, Lovecraft, and van Vogt, celebrates 25 years with a selection of favorites at the Academy Theatre, March 7 and 8 '09

» Update and clarification - NY Times: Tessa Dick has written and self-published The Owl in Daylight, based on the late Philip K. Dick's unfinished work; it's for sale at; Self-Publishing Review interviews her

» has original story A Weeping Czar Beholds the Fallen Moon, by Ken Scholes

» SF Site features editors' choice best books of '08 by Bear, Doctorow, Gaiman, Stephenson, and others; Dave Truesdale on Novel Delights in 2008

» BBC interviews Ian McDonald

» Bookspot Central's Synergy features Eileen Gunn, Gregory Frost, Marie Brennan, and others

» The Fix interviews Paul Di Filippo

» I Should Be Writing has a podcast interview with Kim Stanley Robinson conducted by James Patrick Kelly

» BookSpot Central reviews Christopher Barzak's The Love We Share Without Knowing

» has original story Escape to Other Worlds with Science Fiction, by Jo Walton

» ActuSf interviews Joe Haldeman

» SciFiDimensions interviews Robert Zubrin

» Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews David J. Williams

» Arthur C. Clarke Award admin Tom Hunter has released a list of all works submitted and eligible for this year's award, posted at Torque Control

» Pyr-o-mania: Adam Roberts on short short stories

» John Joseph Adams is hosting a Name-that-Zombie Caption Contest

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews four anthologies

» Odyssey Podcasts features Jenny Rappaport on getting an agent

» Latest issue of Ray Gun Revival features Lou Antonelli, Jeff Schnaufer, Robert Evans, George S. Walker, and Andy Heizeler

» Fantastic Literature's February list is online

» American Library Association's Best genre fiction titles include SF Hunter's Run by Martin, Dozois, and Abraham; Kim Wilkins' fantasy Veil of Gold; and Toby Barlow's horror Sharp Teeth

» Christianity Today: Sci-Fi's Brave New World, on the genre's 'views of redemption'

» First Fandom's Joan Marie Knappenberger invites remembrances of Forry Ackerman, for a special issue of Scientifiction; e-mail or

» NY Post: Charles Platt Goes Undercover at Wal-Mart

» Denver Post: Dorman T. Shindler reviews Dan Simmons' Drood

» Ellen update

» theinferior+1: Elizabeth Hand updates Ellen Datlow

» February Clarkesworld Magazine has fiction by Ken Scholes and Berrien C. Henderson, Jeff VanderMeer interviewed, Cheryl Morgan on Hugos

» Associated Press: Forry Ackerman's collection up for sale

» Village Voice: Carol Cooper reviews Farah Mendlesohn's book On Joanna Russ

» February Internet Review of SF features Cheryl Morgan, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Daniel M. Kimmel, Gabriel McKee; and Carole Ann Moleti on John Updike and Brunonia Barry

» February Apex Magazine includes Lavie Tidhar, Gord Sellar, and others; Apex now offers a PDF edition

» Fantastic Literature's latest newsletter is online

» Dave Langford's Ansible 259

» SF Site: Greg L. Johnson's Best of 2008 includes Bear, Kenyon, Banks, Harkaway, Doctorow, Stephenson...

» Green Man Review collects dozens of Best of 2008 lists and links

» LA Times: Gavin J. Grant reviews Alison Goodman's "wonderful" Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

» Lone Star Stories for February has fiction and poetry by Samantha Henderson, Jay Lake, Sonya Taaffe, Jo Walton, others

» BookSpot Central interviews Kit Reed; also, Sarah Zettel writes about Race and Science Fiction

» Paul Krugman blogs about Charles Stross and development economics, with a seminar; Mitch Wagner responds

» Boston Review: John Crowley remembers Thomas Disch

» Writing Workshop launches a new blog on Feb 1st, with interviews, writing tips, profiles of Odyssey graduates, etc.

» M-Brane SF is a new monthly SF magazine in PDF and print formats, launching in February

» Robert Freeman Wexler has launched a blog

» Best SF reviews Peter Crowther's anthology We Think, Therefore We Are

» Adventures in SciFi Publishing features Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, "the bestselling fantasy duo of all time"

» Washington Post to end its stand-alone book review section

» Viz Media launches SF imprint for Japanese SF in English

» NPR interviews Neil Gaiman about his Newbery win

» Subterranean Online: Nick Gevers interviews Kage Baker

» Washington Post: Jeff VanderMeer reviews Jonathan Barnes' The Domino Men

» Guardian's 1000 novels everyone must read includes quite a few SF titles

» NPR: 'Bat-Manga!' Reveals The Caped Crusader In Japan by Rick Kleffel

» Jan 31st is the deadline to buy a membership to the 2009 World SF Convention, Anticipation, in time to submit nominations for this year's Hugo Awards (a membership in last year's Worldcon also allows you to nominate this year)

» Deadline for this year's Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest, sponsored by the National Space Society and Baen Books, is April 1, 2009

» has new story Errata, by Jeff VanderMeer

» Mythic Delirium's featured poems are by Amal El-Mohtar and Jessica Paige Wick

» Time Magazine: Lev Grossman on the future of book publishing

» F&SF has a new Dave Truesdale column, Through The Singularity Glass: The Emperor's Rice Revisited

» Ellen Datlow's photos from the Jan 21st KGB reading with Harvey Jacobs and Catherynne M. Valente

» NY Times: Edgar Allan Poe at 200

» SciFiWire: John Clute reviews Bruce Sterling's The Caryatids

» Frederik Pohl has a blog

» BookSpot Central begins new feature Synergy and has interviews with Carlos J. Cortes, Margaret Weis and Trace Hickman, and Matthew Sturges

» SciFiDimensions features M.M. Buckner

» Beneath Ceaseless Skies has stories by Aliette de Bodard and Megan Arkenberg

» Seattle Times: Nisi Shawl reviews Benjamin Rosenbaum, Howard Waldrop, Cory Doctorow

» New at SF Concatenation is lots of news with their picks for 2008's best books and films

» Anticipation 2009 has posted this year's Hugo nominating ballot

» SF Site invites votes for its annual Readers' Choice Awards

» Guardian: New prize celebrates 'Fantasy with a big F', about the new David Gemmell Legend Award for Fantasy

» LA Times' Robert Lloyd on Patrick McGoohan's passing; Wired notes both Ricardo Montalban and Patrick McGoohan's deaths; many more links

» Graham Joyce to pen Doom 4

» Asimov's February issue features online include Sheila Williams' editorial, Robert Silverberg's Reflections column, Peter Heck's On Books, and excerpts of Judith Berman's Pelago and of Rudy Rucker & Bruce Sterling's Colliding Branes

» BookSpot Central interviews Chris Roberson and reviews Ian McDonald's Cyberabad Days

» Fantastic Literature's January list is online

» Animations of a Broken Space Elevator

» Announcing the Gene Wolfe Solar Cycle Book Club, an online forum dedicated to reading and discussing the 12 novels in the cycle (requires registration)

» Sci Fi Wire calculates how much it costs to Buy a Hugo Award nomination; and profiles Ellen Datlow and her anthology Poe

» Washington Post: Rachel Hartigan Shea reviews Alison Goodman, Holly Phillips, David Oppegaard, Michael Flynn

» San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Berry reviews Kit Reed, Cherie Priest, John Langan

» Guardian has brief reviews by Eric Brown of Ellen Datlow's Poe, Charles Stross' The Clan Corporate, Adam Roberts' Yellow Blue Tibia, and David Devereaux' Eagle Rising

» St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mark W. Tiedemann browses SF books by Robert Silverberg, Daryl Gregory, John Scalzi

» NY Times has run this obituary of Edd Cartier

» San Francisco's Stacey's Bookstore will close in March; San Francisco Chronicle

» NPR: Rick Kleffel on The Wovel: Literary Alternative To Browsing Blogs

» Ellen Datlow's photos from NYC's Poe launch

» Guardian reviews the VanderMeers' Steampunk

» Ticonderoga Online is now ticon4, with reviews, fiction, and nonfiction

» January Quantum Muse is posted

» January Internet Review of SF features Jason Ridler, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Gary Westfahl, Lois Tilton, and others

» Rick Klaw reviews Chris Roberson's End of the Century

» BookSpot Central interviews Eric Nylund

» Sci Fi Weekly and Sci Fi Wire have merged to become

» Bookslut: Paul Kincaid's Science Fiction Skeptic column Historicize Me Now

» Strange Horizons: 2008 In Review, with Martin Lewis, Gwyneth Jones, Abigail Nussbaum, Adam Roberts, Paul Kincaid, Graham Sleight, and others

» NY Times: Janet Maslin reviews Charlie Huston's The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death

» Dave Langford's Ansible 258 includes news of F&SF's switching to bimonthly publication

» Friends of Ed Bryant

» SF reviews Bruce Sterling's The Caryatids

» January SF Site has reviews of Stephen Baxter, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, Michael Swanwick, and others, plus an invitation to Vote For Your Favourite Books of the Past Year

» Clarkesworld Magazine: Anthologists Discuss Their Craft, with John Joseph Adams, Ellen Datlow, James Lowder, Jonathan Strahan, Ann VanderMeer, and Jeff VanderMeer

» January Planetary Stories has new fiction by Lou Antonelli & Edward Morris, Edgar Mortis, Michael Shack, and Anthony Larson

» January Apex Magazine has new stories by Ruth Nestvold and Jason Palmer, and reprints from Eric James Stone and Ed Turner

» io9: Why Are SF Books As Long As They Are?

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