Tagged: science fiction

Diversity in science fiction needs action now

Tom Hunter, director of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, explores how science and speculative fiction publishing is dealing with the growing demand for diverse work.... Read more

Gollancz scoops Abercrombie's trilogy in 'significant' deal

Gollancz has acquired "an exceptional" new trilogy from award-winning author Joe Abercrombie with the first in the series, A Little Hatred, publishing in September 2019.... Read more

Solaris buys debut SF trilogy for 'significant sum'

Solaris Books has acquired a debut science fiction trilogy from Yoon Ha Lee, titled The Machineries Of Empire. Editor-in-chief Jonathan Oliver bought World English rights... Read more

Gollancz acquires 'explosive' SF thriller by Sullivan

Gollancz has acquired an “explosive literary” science fiction thriller and its follow-up by Arthur C Clarke award winner Tricia Sullivan [pictured]. Associate publisher Simon Spanton... Read more

George R R Martin urges fans to vote on Hugo Awards

George RR Martin has urged “every true fan” of science fiction and fantasy to vote for this year’s Hugo Awards to “help protect the integrity... Read more

Everybody Gets AI Wrong

I love science fiction. I’ve loved it all my life. At age five I cried unconsolably when the Viking lander reached Mars and didn’t find... Read more

Station Eleven wins Arthur C Clarke

Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven (Picador) has won the Arthur C Clarke Award. The prize for science fiction literature this year stood at £2,015.... Read more

Authors withdraw from Hugo Awards

Two authors and a fanzine have withdrawn their work from the Hugo science fiction awards, claiming alleged right-wing activists are skewing the voting process. The... Read more

Hodderscape relaunch and open submissions

Hodder & Stoughton is relaunching the website for its science fiction, fantasy and horror community Hodderscape today (9th March), and hold its first open submission... Read more

Mike Carey's new direction

Under the pseudonym M R Carey, prolific graphic novel and comic book writer Mike Carey has written a clever and finely paced hybrid-horror. Felicity Wood... Read more

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