Monday Original Content: An Interview with Ripley Patton

Ripley Patton - Finding the Kiwis Interview by Grant Stone Ripley Patton is an award-winning American writer who currently calls New Zealand’s South Island home. She’s an award-nominated writer of speculative fiction. In this interview, Grant speaks to her about the origin, and future, of  SpecFicNZ, that launched in Wellington on August 28th at Au... Continue Reading →


Wednesday Editorial: The Sir Julius Vogel Award in New Zealand

Award Season in New Zealand By Ripley Patton For writers the world-over, what comes after the holiday season?  Award season, of course. Early in the calendar year, every year, nominations are accepted for the Nebula, the Hugo, and the Sir Julius Vogel.  Haven't heard of that last one?  I'm not surprised.  While international awards are... Continue Reading →

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