A Brand New Cyberpunk Story By Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes' novel Zoo City won the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award and was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award. And her next novel, The Shining Girls, garnered a massive deal at last year's Frankfurt Book Fair. Here's her short story "Branded," which puts a South African spin on cyberpunk. It's an except from The… » 9/13/12 4:30pm 9/13/12 4:30pm

District 9 has supercharged African science fiction movies

There's a fascinating roundup in Variety of all the African science fiction films in development now, and the success of 2009's District 9 apparently has a lot to do with it. » 1/07/12 3:30pm 1/07/12 3:30pm

Great News: Cherie Priest's Boneshaker and Lauren Beukes' Zoo City both…

Two of the most celebrated novels of the past few years are getting movie deals, greatly increasing our chances of seeing some quality entertainment on the big screen a few years from now. » 11/30/11 12:54pm 11/30/11 12:54pm

Zoo City author Lauren Beukes talks about South African SF, and winning…

Lauren Beukes won the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award for her novel Zoo City, a jarring urban fantasy about an alternate Johannesburg where criminals are matched with magical animals. » 4/29/11 2:10pm 4/29/11 2:10pm

Angry Robot contest winners revealed!

Angry Robot Books is having its U.S. launch today, and we're ready to announce the three lucky souls who are each receiving a full set of a half-dozen Angry Robot titles, including Lauren Beukes' Moxyland. » 8/31/10 12:20pm 8/31/10 12:20pm