Tonight: Hear some of your favorite SF authors read their favorite SF…

If you're in Brooklyn tonight at 7:30, you should stop by the new science fiction bookstore Singularity & Co., where some great SF authors are paying tribute to their influences. Lev Grossman is reading James White, Paul Park is reading Ursula K. Le Guin, and Ophira Eisenberg is reading Kurt Vonnegut. More details at… » 9/28/12 1:43pm 9/28/12 1:43pm

Location Changed! Come hear io9's Charlie Jane Anders read in NYC with…

If you're in New York tomorrow evening, you should stop by the Soho Gallery for the Digital Arts around 6:30, when Charlie Jane Anders will be reading from her novelette "Six Months, Three Days" with Lost Everything author Brian Francis Slattery. This is part of the long-running and illustrious New York Review of… » 5/21/12 6:40am 5/21/12 6:40am

Author and Lovecraft biographer Michel Houellebecq has gone missing

Michel Houellebecq, whose novels deal with themes like sado-masochism, molecular biology and cloning, has gone missing according to his publisher. Houellebecq, who also wrote a biography of H.P. Lovecraft, was scheduled to appear for a reading tour in the Netherlands and Belgium, but he never showed up. » 9/14/11 9:41am 9/14/11 9:41am

A Science Fiction Reading Set To Music, Beat Poetry-Style

We've been fans of Sue Lange's writing since we came across her unsettling chapbook We, Robots, from Aqueduct Press. And now if you're in Landsdowne, PA later this month, you can see her do a beat-poet-inspired reading of her new story collection Uncategorized, with musical accompaniment by guitarist/vocalist Gary M.… » 2/03/10 9:30am 2/03/10 9:30am

io9 Last Week: Autism Pills, Madness, and the Tallest Giant Monster

This week, we did some strange things, like count how many science fiction stories have appeared in The New Yorker over the past few decades (surprise: Tina Brown's era saw the most scifi). You'll discover that the venerable magazine has never published William Gibson, though it did publish two parodies of his work.… » 2/02/08 1:04pm 2/02/08 1:04pm

io9 Last Week: We Put the Funk Back in the Cyber

We're ready to come clean about the fact that we went a little Cloverfield-crazy last week. We explained that the movie is about 9/11 as much as it is about monsters; and then we talked to Cloverfield director Matt Reeves about Gojira and the strange whispers at the end of his movie. We also gave you a definitive… » 1/19/08 11:06am 1/19/08 11:06am

io9 Last Week: Brain Implants, Dire Predictions, and Some Seriously Hot…

io9 came to life this past Wednesday on some nanoflop crystal computers in a Martian science outpost. On our first day, we told you what an io9 is and brazenly posted a manifesto called "Addicted to the Future."

We told you about ten scifi books we can't wait to read in 2008, and made some rather strident… » 1/05/08 6:00am 1/05/08 6:00am