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If you really want to keep up with what's happening in the world of science fiction writing and publishing, you need to read Locus Magazine — it's an essential resource for anyone who cares about the state of the field. So it's great news that Locus has signed up with Weightless Books, a venture of Small Beer Press, to … » 2/09/12 5:03pm 2/09/12 5:03pm

Not Your Same Old Magical Realism: New Mexican Stories of the Fantastic

Small Beer Press' latest volume, Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, contains 34 stories published in Mexico in the past decade — most of them from the past two years. Writing in the Seattle Times, Nisi Shawl praises this volume for presenting a fresher look at magical… » 2/06/12 6:30am 2/06/12 6:30am

Independent Publishers Who Are Reinventing The Future

Genre publishing has taken some hard hits in recent years — but a slew of independent publishers is still out there, charting the unknown regions of book publishing and keeping your reading lists weird. Here are our favorite indy presses. » 11/20/09 1:02pm 11/20/09 1:02pm

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