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Interzone #273 (November-December 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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'.
Elena, la última mujer en la Tierra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: Spanish. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Elena vive los últimos tiempos de destrucción de la tierra. Lucha por sobrevivir con su familia y personas que llegan al refugio. Cada uno de ellos cuenta su historia de cómo vamos exterminando poco a poco nuestro planeta. En el transcurso salva la vida de Enrique, hijo del Presidente de la República, joven cruel y despiadado, sin consciencia.
The Tale that Wags the God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
This is a posthumous collection of Blish essays, mostly on science fiction and fantasy. These include studies of Poul Anderson, James Branch Cabell, and the application of Spengler to science fiction. Other pieces range from "Music of the Absurd" (modern music—more fantastic than any fiction ) to the autobiographical "A Science Fiction Coming of Age".
More Issues at Hand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
James Blish, in his incarnation as "William Atheling, Jr.," has written more than his share of the most incisive criticism of contemporary science fiction. In 1964 Advent brought out The Issue at Hand, a collection of Atheling's critical essays on stories in the science-fiction magazines.
The Issue at Hand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
For many years, hiding under a cloak of anonymity, the most penetrating critic of the field of magazine science fiction was known as "William Atheling, Jr." It soon became a challenge to guess his real identity. And that was no easy game, for Atheling's dissection did not spare even his other ego, the noted science-fiction writer James Blish.
Past Masters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,370. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Past Masters and Other Bookish Natterings collects some of the very best of Bud Webster's columns and author profiles drawn from a broad knowledge of the field of literary science fiction and fantasy. Bud is the final word on genre scholarship, and that has never been more evident than in this collection.
Science Fiction from A to Z
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An exploration of the tropes of Science Fiction by a writer, author, and fan. Originally published on One Thousand and One Parsecs for the 2013 Blogging From A to Z Challenge.
When Gods Fail
Series: When Gods Fail, Book 1. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Exploring a cave, Tom finds himself trapped when a series of earthquakes seal the cave entrance. Weeks later, he pulls himself out. He can't believe his eyes: there's nothing but ashes for miles. He sets out to find help, or maybe a phone to call his wife. When he finds people, he learns a terrible truth: the world as he knows it is over...

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