Science Fiction Authors on Black History Month

"When there were people of color in these books, they were in the background, or they died quickly, or any number of other stereotypes. For the most part, they just weren't there. And in Octavia Butler's works, they not only were there, they were prominent; they were protagonists. The world looked like the world… »2/14/14 6:35pm2/14/14 6:35pm

Words of Wisdom from Walter Mosley: If publishers tell me which genre to write in, "I go to another publisher."

Good news! Walter Mosley, best known for his Easy Rawlins novels, will be publishing more science fiction next year — he has a series of SF novellas coming from Tor, whom he describes as "THE science fiction publisher." They'll be packaged as one or more flipbooks. »12/07/11 11:17am12/07/11 11:17am

Anne Heche Vs. Malcolm McDowell, With A Bio-Slave's Rights At Stake

The anthology series Masters Of Science Fiction is finally coming to DVD in the U.S. — a full year after ABC ran four out of the six episodes during the August lull. The four episodes include one brilliant standout: "Jerry Was A Man," based on a Robert Heinlein story about a genetically engineered chain-smoking slave… »6/16/08 3:48pm6/16/08 3:48pm