Category Archives: September 2011
July In “Trois morceaux en forme de mechanika,” by Gord Sellar, the end began when the first mechanika butchered its maker. Within a few generations humanity’s accomplishments became little more than relics in museums.
This issue of Asimov’s features a wide range of stories, from post-apocalyptic settings, to deep space, to plague-ridden colony worlds. Several of the stories cover grim material and feature disturbing characters.
July’s selection of short stories from Tor include one fantasy, and two other tales which both seem to be children’s literature. Yet seeming can be deceiving, and although probably one might read these to their children with no harm done, … Continue reading
Lavie Tidhar is an award-winning genre writer of Israeli origin. I asked him about his short fiction, one of his most recent novel-length works, Osama, the World Fantasy Award-nominated World SF blog, and his role with the World SF Travel … Continue reading
An Interview with Kevin J. Anderson on his trip to the UAE, sci-fi in the Middle East, and finding time to write
You visited the UAE recently, what did you think of sci-fi fans from this region as compared other parts of the world that you frequent? The difficult availability of Arabic translations of major science fiction and fantasy novels has always … Continue reading