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  1. March 4, 2014

    Women Writers on Science Fiction and Fantasy

    “I got a letter that said, ’€˜We would like to invite you to give the Andrew Lang Lecture,’ and then the kicker came: ’€˜You would be the first woman to give the lecture,’ ” a surprised Jane Yolen say...

  2. December 10, 2013

    Post Apocalypse

    It’s the end of the world as we know it . . . or is it? “Science fiction, particularly in the atomic age, needs to approach the apocalyptic and therefore the post-apocalyptic theme because we could ha...

  3. October 4, 2013

    Science Fiction Authors Celebrate Space Week

    What is the role of humanity in space? Do aliens exist? Will humans ever settle on a different planet? Science fiction authors are famous for fearlessly questioning what it means to interact with the ...

  4. August 22, 2013

    Fantasy Authors Celebrate Dragons

    “I see dragons as creatures of magic, creatures of great power and great intelligence—and it’s not human,” explains Barbara Hambly, author of Dragonsbane.Throughout human history, d...

  5. June 21, 2013

    Meet Robin Jarvis

    Robin Jarvis spent most of his school years in art rooms. While doodling one evening, he began inventing names and stories to go along with his drawings—and thus began his writing career. ...

  6. June 18, 2013

    Meet Mack Maloney

    In brainstorming story ideas with his agent, Mack Maloney remembers suggesting, "How about a book with Mad Max in an airplane?" And with that, his Wingman series was born, now with seventeen b...

  7. November 20, 2012

    Celebrating Dawn by Octavia Butler

    To celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Octavia E. Butler's novel Dawn, author N. K. Jemisin speaks about the novel's significance and how Butler paved the way...

  8. November 1, 2012

    Meet Elizabeth Hand

    "I'm very interested in exploring the edge. And I'm very interested in the people and artists who live on that edge." In this video, award-winning modern fantasy writer Elizabeth Han...

  9. September 24, 2012

    Science Fiction vs. Fantasy

    “Science fiction is the literature of the possible. Fantasy is the literature of the impossible.” Join Alan Dean Foster, Patricia C. Wrede, Barbara Hambly, Ellen Datlow, and John Jakes as they discuss...

  10. September 19, 2012

    Meet Jonathan Carroll

    “A lot of people . . . read because it’s comfortable. They don’t like to be jolted or jarred. But I think that in art itself one of the great pleasures is to be jolted and jarred.” Jonatha...

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