When scientists work with creative people, cooler stories get told

Six major British science fiction authors have released an open letter calling for greater cooperation between scientists and creative people, saying that the U.K. is falling behind the U.S. in communication between the arts and sciences. The authors, including Paul McAuley, Geoff Ryman, Ken Macleod and Justina… » 4/24/12 3:30pm 4/24/12 3:30pm

One Author's List Of Quite Possibly Essential Science Fiction Includes…

Vinconium and Light author M. John Harrison posted a list of "some interesting science fiction" that's been causing lots of discussion — it's not framed as a list of essential SF reading, or the greatest SF books of all time, just books that "turned [Harrison] on when he read them." And yet, it looks like a pretty… » 5/14/09 4:00pm 5/14/09 4:00pm

The Top 10 Science Fiction Stories By Women Authors

Want to find some great reads? Check out White Queen author Gwyneth Jones' list of the top 10 science fiction novels written by women, in today's Guardian. Her selections range from classics like Ursula LeGuin's Left Hand Of Darkness and Kate Wilhelm's Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang to new releases like Justina… » 7/22/08 12:40pm 7/22/08 12:40pm