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New Book Published – The Vampire Film: Undead Cinema

The Vampire Film: Undead Cinema by Jeffrey Weinstock is now available from Columbia University Press. It retails for $20 but if you are in North America and enter the code VAMWE you can get it for 30% off through CUP’s … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are author, Maurice Sendak, dies at age 83

Seminal children’s literature author, Maurice Sendak, died today from complications from a recent stroke. He is a Caldecott Medal winner and National Medal of Arts winner who illustrated more than 50 books but was best known for “Where the Wild … Continue reading

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Jane Rogers wins Arthur C. Clarke Award

The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers has been declared the best science fiction novel of the year and the 26th winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Published by Sandstone Press, the novel is set in a near-future … Continue reading

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Stanley Schmidt wins this year’s Heinlein Award

Stanley Schmidt won this year’s Robert A. Heinlein Award, which is given for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space. The award committee consists of science fiction writers and is chaired … Continue reading

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Tor/Forge E-book Titles to Go DRM-Free

Tor Books president and publisher Tom Doherty has announced the company will stop selling e-books encrypted with digital rights management (DRM) software starting this July. This change encompasses the Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape, and Tor Teen lines. Doherty wrote, “Our authors … Continue reading

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Connie Willis interviewed in SFWA

SFWA did an interview of last year’s ICFA guest of honor and this year’s Nebula Award winner! Take a look at the SFWA website.

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The State of Black Science Fiction 2012

Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Communication and Culture and the Science Fiction Collection at Tech cordially invite you to attend: The State of Black Science Fiction 2012 Thursday, February 16, 2012 6:30pm-8:30 pm 144 Clough Commons SBSF 2012 will feature … Continue reading

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Conference exploring fantasy in folk traditions

A conference exploring fantasy in folk traditions and folklore in fantasy literature, art and media. Friday 13 to Sunday 15 April 2012 at The University of Chichester £75 all 3 days. Day rates available. Conference dinner £25 extra For Information, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – The Visual of the Fantastic – GERMAN

Das Visuelle der Fantastik In der vom gattungstheoretischen Diskurs mit all seinen zahlreichen ideellen Verzweigungen und begrifflichen Verästelungen auf der kognitiven Ebene dominierten Fantastikforschung lässt sich bereits auf den ersten Blick ein gravierendes Defizit an visuell-ästhetisch basiertem Approach an das … Continue reading

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Congratulations Sandor

Congratulations to Sandor whose first book has been published by McFarland, which analyzes the fiction of Neil Gaiman, P. K. Dick, and Stanislaw Lem (and Agatha Christie, for those who are interested in the somewhat fantastic stories of hers.) . … Continue reading

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