Delighted to say we won the 2012 BSFA Award for Best Non-Fiction, presented an hour ago at Eastercon, the annual British science fiction convention. Tor.com has the full list of nominees. Our fiction editor, Sarah Newton, was on hand to accept the award on our behalf. I wrote a short speech, on the off chance, though I... Continue Reading →
Strange Horizons have published A to Z Theory by Japanese author Toh EnJoe, Translated from the Japanese by Terry Gallagher. The story is part of the book is Self-Reference ENGINE by EnJoe, published by Haikasoru. The Aharonov-Bohm-Curry-Davidson-Eigen-Feigenbaum-Germann-Hamilton-Israel-Jacobson-Kauffman-Lindenbaum-Milnor-Novak-Oppenheimer-Packard-Q-Riemann-Stokes-Tirelson-Ulam-Varadhan-Watts-Xavier-Y.S.-Zurek Theorem—called the A to Z Theorem for short—was, for a brief period about three centuries ago, in some sense the... Continue Reading →
Noura al Noman is a science fiction writer from the United Arab Emirates, author of new novel Ajwan. Here, we are delighted to publish the English-language version of an interview with her, conducted by Cristina Jurado, and published by permission of the Sense of Wonder blog. Noura al Noman Interviewed by Cristina Jurado Cristina Jurado: Ajwan is an... Continue Reading →
We apologise for the delay in sending out rewards for Levels 1 and up. Reward e-mails will be sent out today and over the weekend. Many thanks to Angry Robot Books for sponsoring the fund and providing us with the reward books!
[Via the BSFA] Jo Fletcher has acquired rights to a big fiction bestseller from India, The Shiva Trilogy by Amish, epic fantasy based on Indian mythology. The first two books in the series, The Immortals of Meluha and The Secret of the Nagas, have become a phenomenon in the Indian market,topping all the charts and selling close on a million... Continue Reading →
Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Nick Wood. Nick is a South African writer, currently resident in London, UK. Nick has published a YA SF book in South Africa entitled The stone chameleon, as well as about a dozen short stories in venues such as Infinity Plus, Interzone, PostScripts, Albedo One and AfroSF. He has also... Continue Reading →
Level 0 rewards have already gone out, courtesy of Apex Book Company. Levels 1, 2 and 3 are awaiting the download codes from our gracious sponsor, Angry Robot Books, who are busy setting them up! We will send these out as soon as possible. We apologise for the wait!
Hungarian director Krisztián Köves has released the trailer for his new 3D short film, Choice, which had its premier at the Cannes Film Festival last year. Check it out! [note this link is for the 2D version of the trailer]
Swedish author Karin Tidbeck's latest short story, I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You, is now up at Strange Horizons. Then came that Thursday in February when I stepped into my psychiatrist's office and was presented with a goat. I was in treatment, but it wasn't going well. I suffered from recursive treatment-resistant depression or, possibly,... Continue Reading →
Gold Coast Speckies interview Malaysian author Fadzlishah Johanabas: I am a Malay, raised in multicultural Malaysia, and a Muslim. Not necessarily a model Muslim, but still. When I was in secondary school and in university, I thought that writing English stories featuring local people and setting didn’t seem right, so I wrote about Caucasians in their... Continue Reading →