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Peter Watts Symposium

Forthcoming symposium on the fiction of Peter Watts to be held in November at the University of Toronto. All are welcome! Click here: Watts symposium flyer

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Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman at the University of Glasgow

Fantasy at Glasgow is proud to welcome ELLEN KUSHNER AND DELIA SHERMAN to the University of Glasgow this November. Ellen is the author of Swordspoint. She won the World Fantasy and Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards for her novel Thomas the Rhymer, … Continue reading

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2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin Symposium on feminist SF to highlight Oregon’s own Grand Master Welcoming scholars, luminaries, and fans of speculative fiction to Eugene, the University of Oregon will host a two-day … Continue reading

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The 4th Volume of Alambique

The 4th Volume of Alambique is now available. Alambique (ISSN 2167-6577) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to scholarly research and criticism in the fields of science fiction and fantasy originally composed in Spanish or Portuguese. Please visit http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/alambique/ to … Continue reading

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SFWA to Admit Game Writers

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) will admit game writers as of August 1, 2016. “Games in any medium may be used for qualification so long as the game has a narrative element, is in English, and in … Continue reading

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David G. Hartwell: 1941-2016

David G. Hartwell, who would have turned 75 this summer, attended his first ICFA in Boca Raton in 1984—only the fifth conference—and immediately earned his place in conference folklore when he and Justin Leiber (Fritz’s son; they were both guests … Continue reading

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Brian Aldiss: pioneer of British sci-fi

Brian Aldiss: pioneer of British sci-fi By Jake Kerridge 7 AUGUST 2015 • 1:56PM Brian Aldiss, one of the pioneers of British science fiction, has written or edited more than 100 books. He has met Dylan Thomas, John Masefield and … Continue reading

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New Book: The Angel of Losses

The Angel of Losses The Tiger’s Wife meets A History of Love in this inventive, lushly imagined debut novel that explores the intersections of family secrets, Jewish myths, the legacy of war and history, and the bonds between sisters.  A Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

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Nature and the Numinous in Mythopoeic Fantasy Literature (Sept. 2014)

About the Book About the Book This book makes connections between mythopoeic fantasy—works that engage the numinous—and the critical apparatuses of ecocriticism and posthumanism. Drawing from the ideas of Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy, mythopoeic fantasy is a means of … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2014 Ditmar Awards

At Continuum X, 6-9 June 2014, the following were the winners and runners-up of the annual Australian SF Awards (Ditmars). Winners in each category are in bold. Best Novel Ink Black Magic, Tansy Rayner Roberts (FableCroft Publishing) Fragments of a … Continue reading

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