To write this heartfelt emotional story, I had to do trigonometry

My story "The Time Travel Club" is out in the new issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. It's the story of a group of people who get together to share their made-up time travel experiences. And then someone turns up who's built an actual working time machine. To write this tale, I needed to delve into real physics. » 9/18/13 10:23am 9/18/13 10:23am

Bacigalupi Gets Two Nebula Nominations, Asimov's Wins Four

The 2009 Nebula Awards final ballot is out, and it's "as fine a reading list as you're apt to find," says Cory Doctorow. Best novel finalists are Cherie Priest's Boneshaker, Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl, Laura Anne Gilman's Flesh and Fire, Finch by Jeff VanderMeer and The Love We Share Without Knowing by… » 2/19/10 3:30pm 2/19/10 3:30pm

Fantasy & Science Fiction's New Workshop Creates A Controversy

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has established a new writing workshop with former Asimov's Magazine editor Gardner Dozois, and F&SF editor Gordon Van Gelder says the workshop will supply stories to F&SF in future. Although it's great for experienced editors like Dozois and Van Gelder to share their hard-won… » 6/30/09 2:23pm 6/30/09 2:23pm

Has The Print Magazine Circulation Crash Started To Level Off?

Here's what passes for good news in the world of print science-fiction magazines: the "big three" magazines only saw circulation declines in the low single digits in 2008, compared with double-digit declines in recent years. » 6/25/09 1:30pm 6/25/09 1:30pm

Short Fiction: Doomed Or Just Dying?

Now that Warren Ellis has reopened » 8/13/08 1:40pm 8/13/08 1:40pm the perennial debate over the fate of print science fiction magazines, the discussion has mutated a bit. Some observers say it's not just print magazines, but short fiction in general, that's doomed. Eoghann Irving over at Solar Flare his readers are suggesting the real problem is…