Disabled Fans and Creators Are Kept Out of Too Many Conventions. Now They're Not Alone.

Science fiction and fantasy conventions exist in the venn diagram between professional networking events, marketing expos and fan celebrations. Between all three of those things, they do a lot to shape fandom and the stories we love. And for years now, conventions have been failing disabled fans and professionals. So… »11/24/15 4:41pm11/24/15 4:41pm


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

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 3:00pm8/31/12 3:00pm

Read a hilariously condescending Time Magazine article about the first World Science Fiction Convention in 1939

Time Magazine is putting all of its old content online — including an article from 1939 about fans of science fiction, or "pseudo-scientifics," as Time insists on calling it. (At one point, they even refer to an SF writer as a "pseudo-fictioneer." If you want to see why so many science fiction writers and readers have… »3/10/11 6:30pm3/10/11 6:30pm