Science Fiction + Fantasy
Smoke

An Addictive and Dickensian Genre-Bender: Dan Vyleta’s “Smoke”

On a sunny and unusually warm spring day in Seattle, Dan Vyleta and I sat down with iced coffees and talked about his new literary genre-breaker. Smoke is set in an alternative vision of nineteenth-century England, where a person’s morality...

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Smokin' Numbers: A Soundtrack for Joe Hill's "The Fireman"

Joe Hill shares the songs he listened to while writing The Fireman, a chilling post-apocalyptic novel starring a scrappy nurse who loves Mary Poppins.

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Admiral

“A Core Goal Is to Keep Readers Guessing”

Who is the Admiral? Sean Danker doesn’t reveal that spoiler, but he does talk to us about his new sci-fi adventure, the importance of not making assumptions, and the necessity of trust.

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Stoker winners

The Bram Stoker Award Winners

The winners of the Bram Stoker Awards received congratulations on May 14 at StokerCon in Las Vegas from the Horror Writers Association for creating the best works of horror and dark fantasy published in 2015. The list of finalists and...

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The 2015 Nebula Award Winners

At their annual awards gala, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America gave this year’s Nebula Awards and Andre Norton Award to the winners below while in Chicago on Saturday, May 14. Below are the finalists for the Nebula...

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The Admiral and Company Town

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of May

Whether you like large robots, kids who can bring inanimate objects to life, or dragon-riding, you'll be thrilled by the great sci-fi and fantasy books coming out in May.

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The Summer Dragon

Talking with Todd Lockwood about His Debut Novel, "The Summer Dragon"

Todd Lockwood is best known to fantasy readers for his gorgeous cover artwork, but his debut novel, "The Summer Dragon," proves that Lockwood's genius spans the writing realm as well.

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The Wisdom of "Geek Parenting"

Authors Stephen H. Segal and Valya Dudycz Lupescu talk about their new book, Geek Parenting, and the surprises they found as they surveyed the rich geek pop culture of books, comics, films, and television in order to find lessons for parents.

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Hugo Award

2016 Hugo Award Finalists Are Revealed

Last year's Hugo Award nominations set off an explosion of controversy in the science fiction and fantasy world. This year almost twice as many nomination ballots were received. Discover who this year's finalists are.

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Heat and Light-Amazon Book Review

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a novel by a writer so skilled that she makes the subject of fracking interesting, the highly anticipated finale to a bestselling supernatural suspense series, and an author obsesses over the Rolling Stones...

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