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Interzone #276 (July-August 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #276. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The July–August issue of Interzone, Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine, contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Ryan Row, Paul Crenshaw, Tim Major, Rachael Cupp, Darby Harn, and James Warner. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and movie reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
Interzone #275 (May-June 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #275. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The May–June issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by Erica L. Satifka, Steven J. Dines, Abi Hynes, Malcolm Devlin, and Leo Vladimirsky. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and film reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
Interzone #274 (March-April 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #274. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The March–April issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by James Sallis, Antony Johnston, Julie C. Day, Alexandra Renwick, T.R. Napper, Michael Reid, and Eliot Fintushel. Features include all the regular columns, book and film reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau Annotated with an Introduction by Barry Pomeroy, PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
This annotated edition of H. G. Wells’ second novel, The Island of Doctor Moreau, is meant to encourage the pursuits of scholars who are either encountering Wells’ influential classic for the first time or are returning to it in order to delve more deeply into its antecedents and influences. I include an introduction to Herbert George Wells and his work, as well as the novel’s critical background.
Scholarly Editions: H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine - Annotated with an Introduction by Barry Pomeroy, PhD
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This annotated and introduced edition of H. G. Wells' first and justly most famous novel, The Time Machine, is meant to encourage the pursuits of scholars who are either encountering Wells' influential classic for the first time or are returning to it in order to delve more deeply into its antecedents and influences.
Sci-Fi From Sonoma: Jack London, Frank Herbert, & Philip K. Dick
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Essay » Literature
"Sci-Fi History" essays about famous writers who lived in Sonoma County, California, including Jack London, Frank Herbert, and Philip K Dick. Read about London's influence on George Orwell and 1984; about Frank Herbert's early photojournalism work that influenced characters from his "Dune" series; and about Philip K Dick's posthumous influence on dystopian sci-fi films.
Food and Horror: Essays on Ravenous Souls, Toothsome Monsters, and Vicious Cravings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Hansel and Gretel. Turkish Delight. Viscous blood and meaty gristle. From the rituals that surround mealtime to the culture-spanning tales of insatiably hungry monsters, food is often used as both tool and metaphor in speculative fiction. In this award-winning collection of fifteen essays from Octavia Cade, the intersection of food and horror is explored in bone-crunching, marrow-slurping detail.
Interzone #273 (November-December 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #273. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The November–December issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by Laura Mauro, Rachael Cupp, Dan Grace, Erica L. Satifka, R. Boyczuk, and 2017 James White Award winner Stewart Horn. Features include all the regular column, and the book and film reviews include the latest from Nick Harkaway, Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner 2049, and much, much more.
Interzone #272 (September-October 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #272. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The September–October issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new long and short stories by Aliya Whiteley, Paul Jessup, T.R. Interzone 272 contains new sf by Erica L. Satifka, Aliya Whiteley, T.R. Napper, and Paul Jessup. Features include a personal recollection of Brian Aldiss by Andy Hedgecock, Nina Allan on Post-SF, book and film reviews, interviews.
Interzone #271 (July-August 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #271. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Interzone 271 contains cutting edge science fiction by Julie C. Day, Tim Casson, Michael Reid, Eliot Fintushel, Chris Barnham, and Andy Dudak. Art is by Dave Senecal, Jim Burns & others. Also in-depth interviews with Nina Allan & Emily B. Cataneo and McCalmont on Meiville's October. Reviews include: Books by Nina Allan, Aliette de Bodard & Justina Robson, films; WONDER WOMAN, ALIEN: COVENANT, + +
Interzone #270 (May-June 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #270. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Interzone 270 contains new science fiction and fantasy by Jonathan L. Howard, Wayne Simmons, Emily B. Cataneo, Nathan Hillstrom, Malcolm Devlin (also interviewed), Christopher Mark Rose, and Shauna O'Meara; art by Dave Senecal and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; reviews of the latest books and movies, and much more.
By Firelight A Guide to Speculative Fiction Before 1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
This is a compilation of reviews and short author bios of pre-1900 speculative fiction, such as John Polidori’s “The Vampyre” and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Grey Woman.”
By Firelight: A Guide to Speculative Fiction Before 1900 (Text Only Version)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
This is a compilation of reviews and short author bios of pre-1900 speculative fiction, such as John Polidori’s “The Vampyre” and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Grey Woman.”
Interzone #269 (March-April 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #269. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The March–April issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Steve Rasnic Tem (also interviewed), Sean McMullen, Tim Akers, Christien Gholson, and Richard E. Gropp; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
Making Myths Before Our Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Stories of the fantastic let us imagine the broad strokes of our lives. This essay looks at how the modern mythology expressed in popular works of fantasy and science fiction resonates with the inner worlds of readers.
Interzone #268 (January-February 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #268. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The January–February issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Julie C. Day, Val Nolan, Christien Gholson, Mel Kassel, Val Nolan, T.R. Napper, and Michael Reid; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McClamont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
Rejected Essays and Buried Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Most writers have pieces that went wrong somewhere in the process and never saw the light of day, or material that disappeared. This is my collection, some rejects, some conference papers that never got written up due to time constraints or lack of a suitable venue, and several that were published before online publication.
The Rebirth of Rapunzel: A Mythic Biography of the Maiden in the Tower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Exploring the Rapunzel fairy tale throughout history. Includes research-based exegesis, original translations, poems and articles related to the work.
Speculative Fiction 2015: The Year's Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Speculative Fiction 2015 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2015.
Harry Potter And The God Of Love: Reflections Of A Catholic Deacon
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: Australian English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Literature & the Arts
An examination from a Catholic point of view of the Christian themes within the Harry Potter book series. The essay looks at the religious controversy as well as at the nature of magic in the books and the themes of love, death and self sacrifice.It agrees with Cardinal George Pell that the books contain sound moral and philosophical lessons and are 'a good yarn'.

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