- Hugo Nominations open on line
- Radio Imagination celebrates the life and work of Octavia E. Butler
- Jo Walton Seminar
- Steven Brust writes a Firefly novel
Hugo Nominations: It is time to start filling in your nomination ballots for the 2016 Hugo Awards and the 1941 Retro Hugo Awards! Read More
Radio Imagination celebrates the life and work of Pasadena science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006). Organized by Clockshop, the program centers on ten contemporary art and literary commissions that explore Butler’s archive at the Huntington Library. New work will premiere alongside performances, film screenings, and literary events throughout the year. Read More
Jo Walton Seminar: Over the next several days, as promised last year, we’ll be running a seminar on Jo Walton’s books, The Just City and The Philosopher Kings (the third book, Necessity, comes out in June). Read More
My Own Kind of Freedom: Steven Brust writes a Firefly novel: My Firefly novel, released under a creative commons license. You are free to download it and share it with your friends as long as it is not used for commercial purposes. The novel is currently available in multiple formats. Click here for download sites.
The stories in the 1940 anthology are all eligible for the retro Hugo to be awarded at the 2016 World Con in Kansas.
Available in an Amazon Kindle edition for $2.99.
Featuring a kicking cover by Robert Fuqua, illustrating Eando Binder’s Adam Link Fights a War. (Adam Link was featured in not one, but TWO Outer Limits episodes and, historically interesting, is the first robot character to appear under the title I, Robot. (Ike’s publisher’s would borrow that title a few years later for a small collection of short stories….), The Best of Amazing Stories, The 1940 Anthology brings you four short stories, five novelettes and a novella.
The contents are: Don Wilcox – “The Voyage That Lasted 600 Years”; David Wright O’Brien – “Truth is a Plague”; Ralph Milne Farley – “The Living Mist”; A. W. Bernal – “Paul Revere and the Time Machine”; Malcolm Jameson – “Monster Out of Space”; Nelson S. Bond – “Sons of the Deluge”; Ed Earl Repp – “The Day Time Stopped Moving”; Ross Rocklynne – “The Mathematical Kid”; Richard O. Lewis – “The Strange Voyage of Dr. Penwing”; Donald Bern – “The Three Wise Men of Space”; with interior illustrations by Frank R. Paul, Julian S. Krupa and H. R. Hammond.
Read more: The Best of Amazing Stories: The 1940 Anthology