Listen To Radium Age Science Fiction Classics

If you love science fiction from the early twentieth century, you're going to gobble up the Hilobrow podcast series, where people read excerpts from classics of the Radium Age, while theramin player Peggy Nelson serves up weird » 3/11/10 8:30am 3/11/10 8:30am

Want To Read Some Cutting-Edge Hard Science Fiction? Check Out…

Medical technology site MedGadget just hosted its third annual short story writing contest, and you can read the top three winners online. The winner, "Heartless" by Evan Perriello, takes place in a future where doctors have given up on trying to cure heart disease, and have settled for a more radical preventive… » 12/08/09 9:30am 12/08/09 9:30am

The Best Places To Find Your Next Free Book Online

You need some science fiction, and you need it now. Unfortunately, you don't have a ton of money to spend. But as long as you have an internet connection, these resources will help you get free books and stories online. » 11/20/09 12:02pm 11/20/09 12:02pm

Things That You Don't Understand Will Mess You Up, Whether You Believe…

If you're superstitious, you may not want to read "Non-Zero Probability" by N.K. Jemisin, in the new issue of Clarkesworld. Its depiction of a New York where luck (including all the rules of bad luck) suddenly applies is seriously disturbing. » 9/03/09 9:00am 9/03/09 9:00am

Mash Up Some Genres For Lunch

Gwyneth Jones, author of the fantasty-scifi-pop-music Bold As Love series, has put some of her short fiction online for free recently — plus some great essays, including the thought-provoking "Aliens In The Fourth Dimension." But my favorite story she's put online is the weird, gritty and unpredictable "Fulcrum,"… » 4/15/08 10:00am 4/15/08 10:00am