Help Turn Brown Girl In The Ring Into A Fantastic, Mind-Blowing Movie

Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson is like nothing you’ve read before — it’s an intense tale of Caribbean magic and possession, set in a dystopian near future. It features characters so vivid, they live on in your head. And a story that keeps you frantically reading to see how it turns out. And now, it’s… »6/17/15 6:40pm

"Infodump," "Mary Sue" And Other Words That Authors Are Sick Of Hearing

Science fiction and fantasy readers are in a constant dialogue with their favorite stories. At conventions, workshops, and online, people geek out about their favorite books. But sometimes, authors get a little tired of the same old memes. Ten authors told io9 about the writing terms they'd like to see retired. »11/25/14 4:00pm

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Are Coming in 2013

This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe… »1/09/13 5:40pm

New anthology of genderqueer stories includes a story called "Schrodinger's Pussy."

This is the coolest thing we've seen all day: a new anthology called Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction is coming out in May, and editor Brit Mandelo just announced the table of contents. Not only does it include several of our favorite authors, but a few of the story titles are… »12/08/11 3:30pm