The editor of SFWA's bulletin resigns over sexist articles

Jean Rabe, editor of the SFWA Bulletin, has stepped down in the wake of tons of criticism of the organization's official magazine, which featured regular contributors talking about "lady editors" and commenting on how hot they are. (Plus there's the cheesetastic cover you see at left.) » 6/06/13 3:09pm 6/06/13 3:09pm

My Own Personal Doctor Who Adventure

The amazing thing about Doctor Who is, it means many different things to different people. And a new anthology, Queers Dig Time Lords, aims to open up the meaning of Doctor Who for LGBT fans. Here's an essay from the book, by Nebula Award-winning author Rachel Swirsky. » 6/06/13 1:02pm 6/06/13 1:02pm

Catch Up With Some of the Best Short Stories of 2012

Nebula-winning short story writer Rachel Swirsky has put together her annual list of most recommended short stories in science fiction and fantasy. She's picked what she liked best out of nearly 540 stories she read last year, and a lot of them are available online. Definitely check out her list — you'll find some… » 2/12/13 11:32am 2/12/13 11:32am

Great SF authors share their biggest writing setbacks — and how they…

Any time you read a terrific science fiction or fantasy novel, you're witnessing a great victory. Every writer faces armies of doubts and difficulties. We're at WorldCon, where many of science fiction's greatest authors gather to share ideas and war stories. So we asked some of our favorite writers what their biggest… » 8/31/12 12:00pm 8/31/12 12:00pm

Help keep short fiction excellent, by supporting Electric Velocipede

Electric Velocipede, the Hugo Award-winning science fiction magazine, has gone online, so you can read all of its amazing stories for free. And now, editor/publisher John Klima is asking for some support, so the magazine can keep publishing for one more year and bringing you stories by such authors as Ken Liu and… » 8/30/12 7:20am 8/30/12 7:20am

Discover the shocking stories behind the year's most baffling image!

We all marveled at the fan art that showed Wil Wheaton riding a unicorn-dragon-kitten into battle with an Orc John Scalzi. And now you can read the true, and unquestionable stories behind the image. For charity! » 9/20/10 12:27pm 9/20/10 12:27pm

We can't wait to go to Mars next April

A new anthology of Mars stories, coming from Viking next April, includes just about everybody you'd want to see in its table of contents. Kim Stanley Robinson, Kage Baker, Alastair Reynolds, and more. And the cover looks stunning. » 7/12/10 6:20am 7/12/10 6:20am