We kid, we kid. Or do we? In my book, Chuck Tingle—nominated this year under Best Fan Writer, and author of cult classics like Domald Tromp Pounded In The Butt By The Handsome Russian T-Rex Who Also Peed On His Butt And Then Blackmailed Him With The Videos Of His Butt Getting Peed On—should win all of the awards on Earth and beyond. Oh yeah, there are other nominees, too! To the silver rocket!Read More
"I applaud the ladies for giving it a try, but I would suggest they forget going any further."
We were recently contacted by some of the women involved in Dark Beyond the Stars, an all-female sci-fi anthology. The anthology has a 66% 5-star rating on Amazon overall, but received this 2-star review last Friday (under the title "Space Opera It Ain't").Read More
The 2015 Hugo Awards have come and gone, but many members of the sci fi and fantasy community are still processing this year's controversy.Read More
If you are at all a Sci-Fi or Fantasy book-geek you know that the 2015 Hugo Awards were mired in controversy thanks to the actions of right wing conservatives, mostly older white guys.Read More
Tor Condemns Creative Director Irene Gallo for Posting About the Rabid/Sick Puppies on Her Personal Facebook
But what of freeze peach?
Isn't it ironic how quickly free-speech-obsessed Internet jerks forget their censorship concerns when it's an influential woman (particularly one with "SJW values") that's being silenced?Read More
Accio gender parity!
In the wake of this year's controversial Hugo Awards ballot, science fiction and fantasy might seem less welcoming to women than ever--but according to The Guardian, 2015 will see an unprecedented number of female-written and female-centric genre books hitting our shelves.Read More
The 2010 Hugo Awards have been given in Melborne's AussieCon, which is hosting the World Science Fiction Convention. The inestimable Garth Nix was master of ceremonies. We've posted the winners below so you can see exactly who joined the winners' ranks alongside Robert A. Heinlen, Phillip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, Ursula K. LeGuin, Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, Michael Chabon, Neal Stephenson, William Gibson, and Frank Herbert, to name a few winners of only the Best Novel award.Read More