Is The "Fix-Up" The Best Kind Of Science Fiction Novel There Is?

Everybody knows that short stories are where science fiction writers really get to experiment, and the most perfect pieces of narrative often happen at shorter lengths. But we also love to explore a world at the length of a whole book. So that makes the "fix-up" the best of both worlds, right? » 3/10/15 1:30pm 3/10/15 1:30pm

Jennifer Egan joins the million-dollar author club

Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad included a science-fictional section set in the future — and won the Pulitzer Prize. And her Twitter story "Black Box" was the best thing in the New Yorker's recent science fiction issue. So we're cautiously hopeful that she'll continue moving in that direction for her next… » 12/19/12 4:39pm 12/19/12 4:39pm

New Yorker's science fiction issue features a Jennifer Egan story made up of Tweets

The New Yorker's first ever science fiction issue comes out May 29, and it includes a new story by Jennifer Egan, author of the award-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad. But if you can't wait until Tuesday, you'll be able to read Egan's story on Twitter, starting tonight, via @NYerFiction. A new 140-character extract… » 5/24/12 12:40pm 5/24/12 12:40pm