5 Things Literary Writers Can Learn from Sci-Fi Writers

Column by Susan DeFreitas September 24, 2014
Think you know what's what because you've got a fancy MFA? Think again. Sci-fi writers know things about workshops, critique, process, and craft that you probably don't—but should.

On Tom Cruise and Time Travel Stories

Column by Rajan Khanna August 22, 2014
A look at time travel in both film and literature and why it makes for such great stories.

The Great Hugo Controversy of 2014

Column by Rajan Khanna August 13, 2014
We take a look at this year's Hugo Awards for works of Science Fiction & Fantasy and examine the controversy surrounding the ballot.
Bookshots: The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2

Bookshots: 'The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2' Edited by Gordon Van Gelder

Review by Chris Rosales
'The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2' selects the best from over 65 years of stories published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

The Master of Hard Sci-Fi: A Larry Niven Primer

Column by Daniel Hope June 4, 2014
Larry Niven got science all up in our science fiction. And he was good at it, too.
10 Questions with Christopher Priest

10 Questions with Christopher Priest

Interview by Emma McMorran Clark May 2, 2014
British science fiction novelist Christopher Priest has two new books out in US stores this spring, poised to trick a whole new audience with his sleight-of-word storytelling.

Is Sci-fi a “Closed Shop”?

Column by Dean Fetzer April 14, 2014
The recent controversy over a possible host for London’s upcoming WorldCon has brought to light a dark side to the science fiction and fantasy genre — one a lot of people like to pretend isn’t there.
Bookshots: 'Dark Eden' by Chris Beckett

Bookshots: 'Dark Eden' by Chris Beckett

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Humanity gets a reboot in this 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Award winner, previously unavailable in the US.

It's Made Of SCIENCE: The Vacuum Of Space

Column by Nathan Scalia March 26, 2014
Everything you need to know about the vacuum of space, its effects on the human body, and SCIENCE!

Footnotes: The Bearable Lightness of the Extraterrestrial Being

Column by Ryan Peverly March 20, 2014
'Tis the first day of Spring, but today also marks a "holiday" many are unaware of: Extraterrestrial Abduction Day. In celebration, let's examine the impact of little green men on fiction and culture.
Harlan Ellison's Original Star Trek Script Gets Graphic Novel Treatment

Harlan Ellison's Original Star Trek Script Gets Graphic Novel Treatment

News by Sean May
Harlan Ellison's controversial 1967 Star Trek teleplay, 'City on the Edge of Forever,' is getting the graphic novel treatment, this time uncensored.

40 for 40: Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels that Changed My Life

Column by Rajan Khanna February 28, 2014
On the occasion of his 40th birthday, columnist Rajan Khanna looks at 40 novels that had a significant effect on him as a reader and writer.

5 Queer Relationships in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Column by Rajan Khanna February 13, 2014
In honor of Valentine's Day we look at some queer relationships in science fiction and fantasy books.

11 Science Fiction Novels for the Lovelorn Rocket Jockey

Column by Daniel Hope February 7, 2014
A list of science fiction novels that also make good romance novels. Or maybe it's the other way around.

It's Made Of SCIENCE: Aliens

Column by Nathan Scalia January 15, 2014
Everything you need to know about aliens, the biological definition of life, and SCIENCE!
Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson To Pen Science Fiction Series

News by Nathan Scalia January 15, 2014
Gillian Anderson, famously known for her work on 'the X-Files', will be co-writing a science fiction series to be published under Simon451, a new imprint from Simon & Schuster.

Sci-fi & Fantasy: Out With the Old, In With the New

Column by Rajan Khanna January 10, 2014
We look at some of the tired, old tropes of Science Fiction & Fantasy and what fresh, new takes could replace them.
Isaac Asimov

Looking Back At Isaac Asimov's 2014 Predictions

News by Nathan Scalia January 6, 2014
In 1964, science fiction author Isaac Asimov made a few predictions about what the world would look like fifty years later. Did he get it right?

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2013: An Eclectic List

Column by Rajan Khanna January 6, 2014
A look at some of the best science fiction & fantasy moments of 2013.
Washington, D.C. to get Museum of Science Fiction

Washington, D.C. to get Museum of Science Fiction

News by Dean Fetzer
A team of science fiction fanatics have plans for a new museum in downtown D.C. in 2017, with a “preview” museum opening in 2015.

Fifteen Twisted Christmas Tales

Column by Christopher Shultz December 10, 2013
For an offbeat, weird, macabre and twisted holiday, look no further than this list.

Controversies Inside the World of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Column by Rajan Khanna November 26, 2013
Orson Scott Card isn't the only controversial figure in Science Figure and Fantasy. We take a look at a few more.

17 of the Most Literary Science Fiction Novels

Column by Daniel Hope November 13, 2013
Books you'll find at the intersection of the literary and science fiction genres.

10 Works That Blur the Line Between Mythology and Science Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna November 7, 2013
In honor of the release of 'Thor: The Dark World,' we take a look at science fiction stories that draw on mythology for inspiration.

Did Ender's Game Rip Off The Dueling Machine?

Column by Daniel Hope October 31, 2013
A critical look at the rumor that 'Ender's Game' is a ripoff of 'The Dueling Machine', and a discussion of what creativity and originality means.