Dutch Author W.J. Maryson (Wim Stolk) Passes Away

Locus reports the death of author Wim Stolk, who wrote as W.J. Maryson. There are few details. From Locus: Dutch fantasy author and artist “W.J. Maryson” (born Wim Stolk) died on March 9, 2011. His novel De Heer van de Diepten received the 2004 Elf Fantasy Award for best fantasy novel; he also won the Paul... Continue Reading →

World SF Blog, January-February 2011

The World SF Blog, run by Lavie Tidhar and Charles Tan, was set up in 2009 to carry news and features on science fiction from the world over. For the last few months, the blog has also been publishing fiction (mostly reprints); this is a look at the stories posted in the first two months of... Continue Reading →

History of Italian IF

Val Grimm; Editor's Note: As part of our coverage of this year's Second Annual Interactive Fiction Mini-Convention, we are publishing two articles from Interactive Fiction Theory Reader, a newly released collection of essays including work by Nick Montfort, Andrew Plotkin, Emily Short, and many more. In my view, just as science fiction has continued to... Continue Reading →

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Aotearoa by Matt Wigdahl

The winners of the XYZZY awards, the Interactive Fiction community's answer to the Grammys and Oscars, have been announced. A plethora of science fiction and fantasy titles are among the award recipients, chief among them Matt Wigdahl's "Aotearoa", a speculative fiction piece which also won the Interactive Fiction Competition last year.

Monday Original Content: In Other Wor(l)ds: Workshops in Collective Writing of Feminist-Queer Science Fiction by Tea Hvala

As a feminist activist, passionate reader of utopian fiction and hesitant writer, I often wondered why nobody in Slovenia seemed to be interested in literary games, for example in collective explorations of unthinkable ideas and unheard-of styles. My question and a possible answer might have something to do with the fact that I am relatively... Continue Reading →

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