Short Break

We're going to take a couple of weeks break - spring break! at least in the hemisphere I'm currently in - but will be back to usual sometime after Easter/Passover/Pi Mai Lao/Songkran. So enjoy your water festival/matzos/chocolate eggs in the meantime!

Ekaterina Sedia interviewed at Airship Ambassador

Ekaterina Sedia is interviewed at Airship Ambassador, talking about steampunk, fashion and latest novel Heart of Iron. Part one of the interview is here, and part two here. AA: The Alchemy of Stone was about feminism, free will, class struggle, and religion, and The House of Discarded Dreams is a place where forgotten dreams fester and take on a life of... Continue Reading →

Strange Horizons is looking for an international Fiction Editor

Following the stepping down earlier of long-time Strange Horizons fiction editors Karen Meisner and Susan Marie Groppi, Strange Horizons are looking for a new fiction editor to join their team. Current fiction editor Jed Hartman remains in the position and is joined by Brit Mandelo. They are in need of one more fiction editor. Note that... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Prudence and the Dragon” by Zen Cho

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Zen Cho from Malaysia.  Zen Cho is a Malaysian writer living in London. Her short stories have appeared in various publications including Strange Horizons, GigaNotoSaurus, Steam-Powered II and Heiresses of Russ. Her work has been nominated for the Selangor Young Talent Awards and the Pushcart Prize. She blogs at Continue Reading →

Interview with Zen Cho

Zen Cho is a Malaysian writer living in London. Her fiction has been featured or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, GigaNotoSaurus, PodCastle, Fantastique Unfettered, Steam-Powered II and year's best lesbian speculative fiction anthology Heiresses of Russ. She is a Selangor Young Talent Awards finalist and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. On tomorrow's World... Continue Reading →

Science fiction and fantasy in Iran

Fantasy Academy is an Iranian science fiction and fantasy club devoted to promoting SF/F. They have their own short story contest and related award, and maintain a web site in both Persian and English. They also translate Persian short fiction into English. The team includes: Amir Sepahram      Administrator, Editor in chief, Translator Behzad Ghadimi     Translator, Editor... Continue Reading →

RIP Moebius 1938-2012

The Guardian reports on the death of French comics artist Moebius (Jean Giraud): The artist Jean Giraud was principally known for his work on comic books under two pen names. As Gir, the co-creator of Blueberry, one of France's most popular strips, his brushwork was detailed and realistic; as Moebius, he used intricate, visually arresting penwork... Continue Reading →

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