Uprooted by Naomi Novik is in fine US bookstores today!
And yes, you definitely need to read this one! A gorgeously-wrought tale filled with magic and wonder. I’m not the only one who thinks so.Read More
Got a few minutes to spare? Check out BBC Radio 4’s interview with groundbreaking fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin, who is 85 years-old this year. I’d love to simply embed the interview here, but I’m not able to do so. Regardless, it’s certainly worth your time to visit the BBC’s page, as they are [...]Read More
But every once in a while, he wants to share an extraordinary find with others. He has done so with The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Make the jump to read Terry’s review!Read More
I’m going as a fan. Seven bestselling writers will be in attendance and tickets are being sold at $75 right now for the entire weekend! If you live in the Pacific Northwest, there really is no excuse for you not going! No. Really! Here’s why!Read More
Ready Player One author and Delorean restorer Ernest Cline was a recent guest on Sword and Laser, a new online show featuring Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt.
Plus they discuss their thoughts after reading Dan Simmons’s Hyperion and cover a bunch of SFF news.Read More
Mary Shelley. Ursula K. Le Guin. Octavia Butler. Margaret Atwood. All have worked hard at changing how Mankind has often treated women, empowering them, and building a better future.
In that vein, New York Times bestselling author Carrie Vaughn has just been nominated for the 2012 Amelia Bloomer List, which names “the best books with significant feminist content that will appeal to young readers.” Here is an interview with her! Enjoy!Read More
Here comes Embassytown by China Mieville!
Awards are not important though. Not really. People reading great work is what’s important. Therefore, people should read Embassytown and here is a list of reviews and video interviews to do the convincing for me!Read More
I’m a strong proponent of “science fiction is real literature,” going so far as to write my widely-read senior thesis in college about the use of science fiction and fantasy in secondary school classrooms (my choices being Harry Potter and Ender’s Game, arguing that they more than allowed for teachers to fulfill state standards regarding [...]Read More