Carrie Vaughn Explains The Downside Of Becoming Famous For One Thing

Carrie Vaughn is the author of the mega-successful Kitty Norville novels — but she didn't want to rest on her laurels. Instead, she fought to break out of the "urban fantasy" category, which she hadn't even known existed until she was put into it. Her story is fascinating. » 11/20/14 3:32pm 11/20/14 3:32pm

Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss in January

You won't survive this coming month without some great stories to carry you through. Luckily, January is just chock full of amazing reads, including fantasy epics, space adventures and near-future weirdness. Here are all January's most essential science fiction and fantasy books! » 1/02/14 12:39pm 1/02/14 12:39pm

Superhero parents are the worst, in "After the Golden Age"

Carrie Vaughn's new novel, After the Golden Age, is a surprisingly moving story about the impossibility of living up to your parents' expectations, and how tough it can be to love them — even if they are superheroes. » 5/20/11 11:15am 5/20/11 11:15am

April books bring post-apocalyptic futures, growing up superheroic, and…

What do April's books have in store for you? Naomi Novik's superhero high school, Frederik Pohl's volcanic terrorism plot, and two disturbing looks at a near-future post-apocalyptic world. Plus superpowered parents and the African Harry Potter! » 4/13/11 12:23pm 4/13/11 12:23pm

The Books We Can't Wait For This Spring

From the new China Mieville to the latest Cherie Priest, from quantum burglars to reworked fairy tales, here's what you'll be reading this spring. We've picked out the most exciting new books from the next few months' science fiction/fantasy releases. » 2/24/11 2:00pm 2/24/11 2:00pm

Pick your apocalypse or grow a baby A.I., in July's books

We've officially entered the lazy days of summer. So spice up your weekend with a vicarious apocalypse, or venture to near-future Turkey with Ian McDonald. Here are the coolest new books of July. » 7/06/10 12:40pm 7/06/10 12:40pm

How will people regulate population growth in an eco-friendly future?

A lot of scifi transports us to a future world of high-tech plenitude. But in Carrie Vaughn's short story "Amaryllis," we get a more realistic future where human life is restricted to preserve the environment. » 6/23/10 11:30am 6/23/10 11:30am

Learn The Craft Of Novel-Writing From Walter Jon Williams And Nancy…

The Taos ToolBox Writers Workshop is taking applications for its "graduate level" writing classes, taught by Walter Jon Williams, Nancy Kress and guest-instructor Carrie Vaughn. But beware: It sounds like the instruction gets pretty intensive. » 12/02/09 8:30am 12/02/09 8:30am