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EDGE Announces Editors for Tesseracts 20

  Compostela(Tesseracts Twenty) Spider RobinsonandJames Alan Gardner ABOUT THE ANTHOLOGY Compostela (Tesseracts Twenty) is an anthology of hard and soft science fiction stories that best represent a futuristic view of the sciences and how humanity might be affected (for better or worse) by a reliance in all

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First Annual Canopus Awards for Excellence in Interstellar Writing

This award is new to me and I am sure to many readers but it certainly sounds interesting and the nominated writers are quite the who's who in science fiction.  The award is named after the star Canopus. Canopus is the second brightest star in the night sky. From

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Review – The Science Fiction & Fantasy Quiz Book

Author: Joseph A. McCullough Illustrator:

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2015 Aurora Awards – Best Fan Music

As I love music of almost any style, I thought I'd check out the Fan Music nominations for the Aurora awards. Here are the nominated artists and my brief thoughts on their creations..Brooke Abbey, Weirdness from 2014, BandcampAs her bio says Brooke Abbey (formerly Brooke Lunderville) is a banjo-playing pharmacist

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2015 Aurora Awards Short Fiction Reviews

Best Short Fiction – English Here are my reviews of the five stories nominated for Best Short Fiction award. “Crimson Sky” by Eric ChoiAnalog, July/August "Crimson Sky" is set on a partially developed and colonized Mars in some not too distant future.  This slice of life story lets us view the experience

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2015 Aurora Awards Are Coming Up Soon

According to Lloyd Penneythis Frank Johnson’s awarddesign is being retired in favour of a new designfrom Montreal fan Berny Reischl. The Aurora Awards is the annual award for the best in Canadian science fiction. With categories very similar to the Hugo Awards voting on the nominees is fully underway

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Author Birthdays – Nancy Collins, Pat Cadigan & Tera Lynn Childs

Happy birthday to a very diverse group of speculative fiction authors -  Nancy Collins, Pat Cadigan and Tera Lynn Childs.Walking Wolf (July 2015)Nancy A. Collins authors fantasy, YA, urban fantasy, horror, graphic novels and more. Nancy's vampire character Sonja Blue from Sunglasses After Dark (1989) was a shocker

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Grokking "The Martian"

I can't say enough about how terrific a read The Martian by Andy Weir is. Astronaut Mark Watney is propelled from one crisis to another in his efforts to stay alive long enough to be rescued after an incident that leaves him stranded and alone. He's ingenious, irreverent and one

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