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It’s great seeing fantasy authors finally get the serious critical respect that they deserve, especially in prestigious publications like The New Yorker. If you’re a fan of Gene Wolfe (How could you not be?) then you’re going to want to check out this amazing profile piece by my buddy Peter Bebergal.
Here’s a snippet to whet [...]
Genre as a literary convention is a nebulous and contentious idea. While most of us have some ideas about what what qualifies a particular work of fiction as being representative of a genre category, defining the parameters of the same genre can be difficult.
Fantasy, for example, is a particularly troublesome category to suss out. Many, [...]
William Gibson seems to have always existed just a little bit in the future; his fiction predicting as much as it entertains. In the following conversation, Gibson discusses our relationship with digital technologies.
Can we predict the future of digital technologies? How does the digital shape who we are? Canadian-American author William Gibson, associated with coining [...]Read More