Monday Original Content: Tim Maughan on British SF and the Class System

Science Fiction Is Here, It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed By Tim Maughan “Being middle class in Britain has changed. Politicians and the media and many Britons still talk about "the middle class" as if it is a steady, secure, cohesive social group. They assume it is growing ever more populous and influential. "We are all middle... Continue Reading →

Announcement: 2012 World SF Travel Fund Recipients

Set up last year to enable one or more international people involved in science fiction, fantasy or horror to travel to a major genre event, this year’s two recipients of the World SF Travel Fund are Swedish authors Karin Tidbeck and Nene Ormes. Both will be attending World Fantasy Con 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, also helped by the kind assistance of Cheeky... Continue Reading →

Winners of the 2012 Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Awards

July 21st, 2012 Winners Of the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in SF & F Translation (ARESFFT) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2012 Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards (for works published in 2011). There are two categories: Long Form and Short Form. The jury has... Continue Reading →

Indiegogo: South Africa’s first Science Fiction & Horror Anthology

I'm temporarily taking over the blog while Mr. Tidhar is away. First up this week is the crowd-funded Something Wicked Science Fiction & Horror Anthology Volume One, which aims to be South Africa's first Science Fiction & Horror Anthology. It's attempting to raise $5,870 and there's only six days left before the campaign ends. Here's... Continue Reading →

Short Break

With summer upon us, we'll be going on a short break for the next couple of weeks. We've got a lot of new material scheduled when we come back, including new Author Week features (on Indian author Samit Basu and Swedish author Karin Tidbeck), a thought-provoking editorial from British writer Tim Maughan, new short stories from South African... Continue Reading →

Wonderful Days: Korean Anime movie trailer

From Wikipedia: Wonderful Days (also known as Sky Blue) is a South Korean animated science fiction film, released in 2003, written and directed by Kim Moon-saeng. It features backdrops rendered using photo-realistic computer-generated imagery. Wonderful Days is set in 2142. Environmental pollution has led to a breakdown of human civilization. A technologically advanced city named Ecoban was built and it harvests energy from... Continue Reading →

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