The Stokers weekend

26/01/2009

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

26/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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)

25/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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

25/01/2009

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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