Give Generously, And Bring Home Your Own Personal Vision Of Hell

It's not every day that you get to help out refugees and get your own personalized piece of the apocalypse at the same time. Total Oblivlion, More Or Less author Alan DeNiro has come up with a novel fundraising idea. » 12/17/09 10:23am 12/17/09 10:23am

Why Would A Poet With An MFA Want To Write Science Fiction?

Alan DeNiro had a Masters of Fine Arts in poetry and a glowy future among the literati. So why did he give it all up to write about spaceships and strange journeys? He explains. » 1/20/09 1:00pm 1/20/09 1:00pm

Why Is Space Opera Unsung?

The New Space Opera, a recent anthology edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan, was supposed to testify to the resurgent vitality of the space-opera sub-genre. Instead, it showcases a new space-opera canon that's listless and cut off from the mainstream, argues reviewer Alan DeNiro in Rain Taxi. Find out why… » 4/08/08 12:00pm 4/08/08 12:00pm