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Williamson Lectureship – Locus Online

Williamson Lectureship – Locus Online

The 45th Williamson Lectureship, held April 7-9, 2022 in Portales NM, was a smaller event after two years of COVID, but those who attended were happy to see each other. “I’m so glad we’re in-person this year,” Connie Willis said at Friday’s luncheon. “It’s so nice to see people’s faces, whether masked or not. I am so pleased we’re here…

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2022 Sturgeon Award Finalists – Locus Online

2022 Sturgeon Award Finalists – Locus Online

The finalists for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short science fiction story have been announced by the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. “If the Martians Have Magic“, P. Djèlí Clark (Uncanny 9-10/21) “Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma”, R.S.A Garcia (Clarkesworld 1/21) The Album of Dr. Moreau, Daryl Gregory (Tordotcom) “Broad Dutty Water: A Sunken Story”, Nalo Hopkinson…

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2022 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire Winners – Locus Online

The winners of the 2022 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire, honoring the best SF/F work published in France in 2021, have been announced. French Novel WINNER: Vivonne, Jérôme Leroy (La Table ronde) Citadins de demain, Claire Duvivier (Aux forges de Vulcain) Nous sommes les chasseurs, Jérémy Fel (Rivages) La Nuit du faune, Romain Lucazeau (Albin Michel) Feminicid, Christophe Siébert (Au diable…

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The Empire of Quur and Its Eight Dominions

The Empire of Quur and Its Eight Dominions

A bastard son and the demons who want his fractured soul. A weapon that can slay gods and the men who will kill to get it. A whole fantastic series filled with abandoned immortality, divine emperors, dragons, and sea witches—it’s A Chorus of Dragons by Jenn Lyons! Culminating in the recently released epicly climactic finale that is The Discord of Gods, there’s…

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10 May 2022 – Locus Online

Chen, Mike: Star Wars: Brotherhood (Penguin Random House/Del Rey 978-0-593-35857-3, $28.99, 352pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, May 10, 2022) Star Wars tie-in novel, set just after the events of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.   Finelli, Jen: Neodymium Betrayal (WordFire Press 978-1-68057-284-1, $18.99, 406pp, formats: trade paperback, hardcover, ebook, May 4, 2022) SF novel, second in The Neodymium Chronicles…

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2022 Tähtivaeltaja Award Winner – Locus Online

2022 Tähtivaeltaja Award Winner – Locus Online

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Fire Wings – Out Now in Print and Ebook |

Fire Wings – Out Now in Print and Ebook |

May 12, 2022 The standalone version of my novella Fire Wings is now available in ebook and illustrated print editions. The illustrations are courtesy of Kevin Goeke who also painted the terrific cover illustration. Check out more of Kevin’s work on his website. The illustrated paperback edition is currently stuck in Amazon’s labyrinthine bureaucracy – I’ll update you when it…

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Touching The Future

As you can imagine, The Engineer’s recent report on the development of a robot hand with a tactile fingertip set off all kinds of science fictional trains of thought. For instance, the first thing that sprang to mind was a scene from the movie Star Trek: First Contact, in which the Borg queen tries to tempt Commander … Continue reading “Touching The…

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Peter V Brett :: Peephole In My Skull

Peter V Brett :: Peephole In My Skull

Anna Tess from niestatystyczny.pl interviewed Peter about his body of work, the challenges of writing a story 15 years in the future, and how he keeps so many plots intertwined. You can read the full interview here! “The goal of starting the Dark Cycle fifteen years later was to create a distance from the first series so that both could…

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In the Middle of Hickory Lane by Heather Webber

In the Middle of Hickory Lane by Heather Webber

From the USA Today bestselling author of Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe comes Heather Webber’s next charming novel, In the Middle of Hickory Lane! Emme Wynn has wanted nothing more her whole life than to feel like part of a family. Having grown up on the run with her con artist mother, she’s been shuffled from town to town, drawn into bad situations, and has…

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