All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss in…

Is the publishing industry trying to kill us all? There are so many must-read books coming in February that you may not have time to sleep, or socialize, or possibly go to your job to afford more books. This month's haul includes Kelly Link and Peter Beagle writing superhero tales, Neal Asher's brand new dystopian… » 2/05/13 12:18pm 2/05/13 12:18pm

"Humble Bundle" of Pay-What-You-Like E-Books Already Made $224,000 In…

Looks like it's only been something like six hours since the Humble Bundle of "name your own price" e-books was rolled out, and already some $224,000 has been spent, some of which will go to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The authors in the bundle include… » 10/09/12 4:31pm 10/09/12 4:31pm

A Whole Month of Earthsea Discussions, with Charles Yu, Lev Grossman,…

If you're lucky enough to be in New York, then October is going to be a brilliant month for you — the Center for Fiction is putting on a whole month of science fiction and fantasy discussions, in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea. It's all part of "The Big Read," a month-long program focusing on a… » 9/28/11 9:40am 9/28/11 9:40am

Kelly Link blows your mind all over again

Kelly Link's latest short story sneaks up on you — at first you think it's just a concentrated dose of weirdness, a jarring head-trip like being suspended by your ankles over the ocean. But then her strange world-building starts to make sense, and you think the whole thing is becoming a demented thought experiment. » 7/13/11 10:30am 7/13/11 10:30am

Our Love For Steampunk Is A Longing For Machines That Don't Suck

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet impressarios Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have signed up to publish a new anthology of young-adult steampunk stories, featuring well-known authors, comics creators and YA authors. We asked Grant why people — especially young people — are so fascinated with steampunk. » 5/28/09 11:30am 5/28/09 11:30am

Read SF, Save Money - And Your Country

October 2 was a red-letter day for anyone who reads. After all, it's not every day that a high-quality, groundbreaking SF publisher offers up a totally affordable package of their entire collection — but on Thursday, Small Beer Press announced that they are doing just that. And their purpose isn't just to clean out… » 10/04/08 9:00am 10/04/08 9:00am