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 [...]

Graham Joyce Writing for Doom 4

January 22, 2009

The gut response of many gamers to the news that a writer has been hired to work on Doom 4? Quite possibly that the project’s already going in the wrong direction! If [...]

Pending Rise in WHC Membership Fee

January 20, 2009

From Stephen Jones:  Our “Early Registration” offer expires at the end of January. From February 1st 2009 the Attending Membership fee rises to the next level [...]

Past Publications

January 18, 2009

Over the years the BFS has issued various publications under a variety of names and formats, on all manner of subjects, including fiction, biographies and bibliographies. [...]

Best Horror of the Year

January 16, 2009

Ellen Datlow has issued the following press release: I am editing the new anthology series Best Horror of the Year (Night Shade Books) and am currently reading for the [...]

Dark Horizons – Previous Issues

January 16, 2009

Here is a guide to the contents of Dark Horizons from issue 31 onwards. The information on issues 31 to 49 comes from The Locus Index to Science Fiction, while the cover [...]
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