Hugo Awards

Nexhuman

Overview<p>Nexhuman by Francesco Verso<p>There is Alba. And there is everything else.<p>In a future threatened by the spread of "kipple" (garbage & trash), …

Barnes & Noble

Wexworlds Festival To Discuss Diversity In Fantasy And Sci-Fi

This weekend’s Wexworlds Sci Fi and Fantasy Festival has a jam packed line up of events in store for fans heading to the Wexford event. Organisers …

Science Fiction

Mirror, Mirror: Classic SF by the Famed Star Trek and Fantastic Voyage Writer

Overview<p>Mirror, Mirror: Classic SF by the Famed Star Trek and Fantastic Voyage Writer by Jerome Bixby<p>"...Breathtaking skill ... interesting dialogue, …

Science Fiction

Gatekeeping, diversity, and Worldcon 76

The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) is only days away, and after recent tumult, programming seems to be back on track.<p>Each year, Worldcon …

Women's News

The Book as Archive: An Informal History of the Hugos by Jo Walton

Collecting the column series that ran from 2010-2013 on Tor.com, <i>An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000</i> …

Books

7 Great Summer Listens

As far as I’m concerned, summer vacation-reading is about finding a comfortable spot and succumbing to guilt-free total immersion. I prefer a …

Earphones

How Patrick Stewart's Star Trek Return Happened at CBS All Access

Advertising [x]<p>by Melissa Perez<p>– on<p>in TV News<p>Patrick Stewart is returning to the <b>Star Trek</b> universe for a new series debuting on CBS All Access and …

Science Fiction

‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ Adaptation From Steven Moffat Gets Drama Series Order At HBO

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: In a competitive situation, HBO has landed <i>The Time Traveler’s Wife,</i> a drama from top UK writer-producer Steven Moffat <i>(Dr. Who, Sherlock)</i>, …

Hollywood

More To Come 328: San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Recap

This week on More to Come Heidi and Calvin recap their time at, and reactions to, Comic-Con 2018; the MTC crew also discuss the impending shutdown of …

Comics

Kemono Friends, And Yet the Town Moves Win at 49th Seiun Awards

Locke the Superman tribute manga project, Noriko Nagano also win awards<p>The 58th Japan Science Fiction Convention (Nihon SF Taikai) revealed the …

Manga

Worldcon Is Redoing Its Entire Program After Widespread Backlash

The World Science Fiction Convention, otherwise known as Worldcon, is starting over from scratch with its 2018 programming. Chair Kevin Roche has …

Geek

Sci-fi convention Worldcon reorganizes its programming amid exclusion backlash

‘We will do better,’ the organization promises<p>Science fiction convention Worldcon recently came under fire after complaints from writers and Hugo Award nominees about ignoring or excluding marginalized groups in its lineup. Now, the prestigious convention’s chair, Kevin Roche, has announced that …

Puppies

Worldcon faces backlash for sidelining marginalized authors

Now in its 76th year, the World Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention (Worldcon) is still processing a culture clash between an old guard of conservative …

Feminism

The Dreaming Earth – John Brunner (Pyramid)

“The planet was overcrowded — until people started vanishing into thin air!”<p>Pyramid Publications, NYC, second printing, October 1970. The Dreaming …

Cover Art

Comic-Con 2018: George RR Martin's Nightflyers Trailer Drops

<i>Nightflyers</i> is a novella by George RR Martin, writer of the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> series which was adapted into HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i>. Now, <i>Nightflyers</i> is being adapted into a TV show, and Syfy released the first trailer for it at Comic-Con.<p>The novella was very well received, winning several awards and …

Trailers

This could be Hugo

For Mimi Mondal, being nominated for one of the most prestigious awards in science fiction/ fantasy (SFF) has had an unexpected downside: instead of …

Science Fiction

Comic-Con 2018: George RR Martin's Nightflyers Adaptation Gets First Trailer

<i>Nightflyers</i> is a novella by George RR Martin, writer of the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> series which was adapted into HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i>. Now, <i>Nightflyers</i> is being adapted into a TV show, and Syfy released the first trailer for it at Comic-Con.<p>The novella was very well received, winning several awards and …

TV

Rekindling Planetary Romance: Old Mars and Old Venus, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

In this bi-weekly series reviewing classic science fiction and fantasy books, Alan Brown looks at the front lines and frontiers of the field; books …

Science Fiction

N. K. Jemisin’s First Short Story Collection is Coming This Fall

Literary Hub is pleased to announce that the brilliant N.K. Jemisin, who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for both <i>The Fifth Season</i> and <i>The Obelisk</i> …

Science Fiction

Hugo Award-Winning Author N. K. Jemisin Explains Why Bigots Are Bad at Writing

If you’re not reading Hugo Award-winning author N. K. Jemisin, you should be. The brilliant science fiction author recently posted a Twitter thread …

Science Fiction

Saying goodbye to sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison

The world said goodbye to prolific sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison last week. Ellison passed away in his sleep late Wednesday night. His death was …

Science Fiction

R.I.P. sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison

As reported by <i>Vulture</i>and confirmed by his wife, prickly sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison has died. No cause of death has been released, but a statement …

Science Fiction

Science fiction writer Harlan Ellison dies aged 84

The award-winning writer Harlan Ellison has died at the age of 84.<p>In his career, Ellison wrote over 1,800 short stories, screenplays, novellas, …

Science Fiction

Harlan Ellison, visionary sci-fi author, dies at 84

Sci-fi pioneer Harlan Ellison has passed away. The prolific, award-winning author died today at the age of 84, according multiple media reports and a …

Science Fiction

Harlan Ellison, Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer, Dies at 84

Science fiction writer and provocateur Harlan Ellison, who wrote stories including "Jeffty Is Five," "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman," and "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream," died in his sleep at home in Los Angeles at age 84. Like many who write short stories and novellas in genres …

Los Angeles

Remembering Writer Harlan Ellison

The famous, and famously cantankerous, science fiction writer Harlan Ellison has died. Over a 6-decade career, he won multiple awards for his fiction and television writing.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>The science fiction writer Harlan Ellison has died. He wrote short stories, screenplays, novels, …

Culture

The Deeps of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear (audio)

This episode features "The Deeps of the Sky" written by Elizabeth Bear. Originally published in Edge of Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. …

Science Fiction

Iconic and Controversial Cleveland Sci-Fi Author Harlan Ellison Has Died at 84

Harlan Ellison is considered perhaps one of the most fascinating authors of science-fiction and fantasy both in work, and as an individual. The …

Science Fiction

Locus Award winners include N.K. Jemisin, Victor LaValle and John Scalzi

The winners of the Locus Awards, considered some of the most prestigious prizes in science fiction, fantasy and horror literature, were announced Saturday in Seattle, with N.K. Jemisin, Victor LaValle and Times critic at large John Scalzi among the honorees.<p>Jemisin won for best fantasy novel for …

Science Fiction

Unlocked by John Scalzi

<b>Discover the history of Haden's Syndrome, the virus that created the world of John Scalzi's inventive near-future thrillers Lock In and Head On, in</b> …

Books