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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: March 2016

    ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov   Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, in which he will offer his thoughts on science fiction, literature and the world at large. This month: ‘Writing Under the Influence’ “Nothing comes from nothing,” said […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic IX: This Map IS the Territory

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   Rereading the stories of Karen Joy Fowler I am made aware […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic VIII: Short Stories from the ’80s & ’90s (Mostly)

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . . Two things: 1. SFF has seemed to me to be the one […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   In the Nebula-winning novella “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” a […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic VI: The 2014 Nebula Award for Best Novel

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors. This post looked forward to the 2014 Nebula Awards, whcih have obviously now been presented; […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic V: Seven for a Secret

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   Seven personal favourite SF and Fantasy Novels by women that I […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic IV: Michaela Roessner – Vanishing Point

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   Like most of you reading this, I do have a penchant […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic III: Connie Willis

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   The novels of Connie Willis are popular enough that maybe I […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic II: Pat Murphy

As we noted last month, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the comiong weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   Pat Murphy says her favourite bird is the mockingbird […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic

Two years ago today, we published the first in a series of posts wherein SF reviewer and critic, Kev McVeigh looked at a issue both topical and important: the place of women in SF and Fantasy. As well as addressing some historical injustices, Kev highlighted a number of more modern women writers who have been […]

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Reposting: Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: October 2015

Owing to a technical error, Robert Silverberg’s Reflections piece did not update for October. This is now rectified so we’re re-presenting this piece with the correct link . . .     ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster […]

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Science Fiction Theatre: Death Watch

“People seem to be queueing up to expose their souls to millions in front of the camera. Maybe I’m wrong to feel outraged about it” In anticipation of our July screening we put some questions to David G. Compton, author of The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe, the book which inspired the 1980 film Death Watch. What […]

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Interview with a Time Traveller

A few weeks ago we brought you news of a fantastic new blog (well . . . new to us!) wherein the SF digest magazines of 55 years in the past are reviewed as if they had only just arrived through the letterbox. It’s a terrific window on yesterday’s tomorrows when they were still today’s […]

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SFX Book Club: Childhood’s End (Reposted)

With Childhood’s End as our current Title Spotlight and a SyFy TV mini-series coming later in the year, we thought it an opportune time to republish Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner Paul McAuley’s take on this seminal classic, as originally written for our good friends at SFX and their excellent Book Club feature: Arthur C Clarke’s […]

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Happy Birthday, Gene Wolfe!

Today, one of SF & Fantasy’s most extraordinary voices celebrates his 84th birthday. ‘Genius’ is an overused word in modern life but I can’t think of too many people who would object to it being used in association with Gene Wolfe. Certainly, two Nebulas, four World Fantasy Awards, a Campbell, A BFS, a BSFA and […]

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