The Masters of Weird: New Story Collections by Tim Powers, Geoff Ryman and Caitlín R. Kiernan

If you've been needing more weirdness in your life, then you owe it to yourself to check out new story collections by Geoff Ryman, Caitlín R. Kiernan and Tim Powers. The New York Times has published a terrific review roundup of new collections by these three present-day masters of the "creeps that keep on creeping."… » 10/25/11 2:40pm 10/25/11 2:40pm

Maybe The Best Reason To Write Science Fiction

"Let me tell you why I write. I can watch E.T. or listen to Bob Marley and the Wailers, or eat sashimi with wasabi and soy sauce and that stuff seems to be grated radish, and just be grateful that I frequently have the money to avail myself of them and happen to live in a world where such things exist; but when I… » 11/20/09 10:06am 11/20/09 10:06am