Recent Columns

Me and Science Fiction: Space Operas by Women

by Eleanor Arnason

25 April 2016

I began thinking about this topic last year, when the Sad Puppies were in full cry. One of their complaints was that current Hugo finalists and winners are not good, old-time space operas with space ships and ray guns.


by John Clute

18 April 2016

Being beauteous has become a form of sarcasm, though our nostalgia for epiphanic moments, when the expression of some concinnity we can almost grasp seems almost graspable, does seem to continue to lurk.

Matrilines: Louise Lawrence: A Woman Out of Time

by Kari Sperring

11 April 2016

I’m not sure exactly how old I was when I first encountered the works of Louise Lawrence—no more than thirteen or fourteen—but I do remember the effect her writing had on me.

Communities: I Hope You Bring Tissues

by Renay

28 March 2016

I recently finished a novel called Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall.

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