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SFF and Queerness – We Need To Do Better
 

SFF and Queerness – We Need To Do Better

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5th Annual Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off: An Introduction
 

5th Annual Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off

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Browsing all articles tagged with N. K. Jemisin.

2018 British Fantasy Award Winners Announced!

2018 British Fantasy Award Winners Announced! 

The winners for the 2018 British Fantasy Awards were announced today! Here is the list of the winners and nominees that made it this year’s short list. If you’ve not read everyone on this list, we suggest you check them out. You won’t be disappointed! Best Anthology * New Fears, ed. Mark Morris (Titan Books) […]

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Tough Travels: Assassins

Tough Travels: Assassins 

Back in 2014, Nathan Barnhart created a weekly feature called ‘Tough Travels’, which he hosted over on Fantasy Review Barn. Inspired by The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones – a tongue-in-cheek parody of the fantasy genre – it would spotlight a different trope every week, and invite other bloggers to compile their […]

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The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi

The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi 

When we talk about science fiction we divide it up. It’s too big for a single shelf, we have to break it into subgenres and swallow it in pieces. There’s hard sci-fi, which typically deals with complicated scientific concepts. I usually call this technical sci-fi, since it’s often predicated on the idea that the science […]

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SFF Invades New York Times

SFF Invades New York Times 

Anyone working in the Marketing Department of a Science Fiction or Fantasy Publisher will tell you how difficult it is to get one of the mainstream Newspapers or Magazines to review SFF titles. Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction and Crime Fiction take up the prime real estate with regular appearances by the more popular or controversial Romance and Chick-Lit titles […]

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The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
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This review contains spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. “Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall; Death is the fifth, and master of all.” N. K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season is a strikingly original fantasy novel. It is set in The Stillness, a continent ruled by the Sanzed Empire on a world […]

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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin
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What happens, when the god of change and chaos goes to war with his orderly brother? Well, he loses the fight, earning himself a prison of human flesh and full obedience to mere mortals, the worshippers of his enemy. Fast-forward some thousand years, and he is quite angry and bored of his situation. Still serving […]

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Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today?

Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today? 

As I move from summer to winter, I tend to switch from lighter, fun reads to deeper, more complex reads. I don’t know if I am simply echoing Hollywood’s transition from summer blockbuster action movies to Oscar-worthy dramas. Or perhaps after consuming a steady diet of “candy” books, I need something a bit more substantial, […]

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