This year’s Worldcon report might as well have been entitled “Never yell fire in a crowded theater.” Well, almost. I need to break it down into subheads for you to…Continue readingThe Worldcon That Was
At Strange Horizons, Kari Sperring writes about Katherine Kurtz. Matrilines: The Woman Who Made Fantasy “Kurtz’s debut novel, Deryni Rising, came out from Ballantine Books in 1970,” Sperring writes, “…and…Continue readingThe womanless cannon
Terry Pratchett on an archive picture. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/Eamonn McCabe As the literary world mourns the death of Discworld creator Terry Pratchett, The Guardian has selected some of his most…Continue readingTerry in quotes
It might have been thought that my entire advanced formal education, my university career, had been wasted because I hold an MSc in Molecular Biology but worked in an actual…Continue readingScience in fiction?
Take the Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana… The story of the gray lady began in 1937, Buzzfeed reports, when a janitor reported seeing a floating apparition of a woman in…Continue readingHaunted Libraries