The Stokers weekend

January 26, 2009

As previously announced, the Stoker Awards will be presented by the HWA over the weekend 12-14 June 2009, in Burbank, California. The Guests of Honour will be [...]

The HWA announce Lifetime Awards

January 26, 2009

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) has recently announced the recipients of their Lifetime Horror Award. The award is presented to individuals for their lifetimes’ [...]

Poe at 200

January 25, 2009

The New York Times has an interesting appreciation of Edgar Allan Poe: “Jan. 19, 2009, marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe died at 40, on [...]

Murder One update

January 25, 2009

Previously it was reported that Murder One bookshop in London was closing its doors. Sad news, indeed. However, there is light on the horizon. This is taken from their [...]

BSFA Awards Nominees

January 25, 2009

The BSFA nominations have been announced. In the novel category are: Flood by Stephen BaxterThe Gone-Away World by Nick HarkawayThe Night Sessions by Ken MacLeodAnathem by [...]

In Orbit this month

January 25, 2009

Current fantasy from Orbit UK, released on 15 January: The Accidental Sorcerer by K. E. MillsHammer of God by Karen MillerThe Judging Eye by R. Scott BakkerShadow Gate by [...]

Richard K. Lyon (1933-2008)

January 25, 2009

I’m sad to report that Richard K. Lyon passed away on 21 November 2008. While perhaps not a major figure in the field of fantasy, Richard had great success with a [...]

Songs of the Dying Earth

January 25, 2009

Many older readers will recall Jack Vance’s dark and bleak fantasy tales set on the Dying Earth. If you don’t recall them — maybe you are a mere youngster [...]

The Nebula Awards – new rules

January 25, 2009

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have annouced new rules for the Nebulas, effective January 2009. To discover more, visit their [...]
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