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Lisa Tuttle

A Brief History of Time Travel: 6 Key Books

by Paul

So far this year, we’ve looked forward in time to consider the books that will be coming out this month, then travelled back in time to the very beginnings of science fiction. Since we’re still recovering from this literary jetlag, it seems only appropriate to look at the history of this literary device. We’ve picked […]

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Jane Yolen, Grand Master

by Paul

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced that the next Damon Knight Grand Master will be Jane Yolen. The Award will be presented at the annual Nebula Awards Ceremony in May 2017. Jane Yolen is primarily known as a fantasy writer, particularly Young Adult fantasy in which field she has won many […]

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Best Female Science Fiction before 1980: The SF Canon Men Don’t See

by Paul

While I was away (yes, I had a lovely holiday, thank you for asking), a couple of really interesting blog posts appeared: “Communities: Weight of History” by Renay came first, which elicited a response from Nina Allan, “The Weight of History“, and then, just yesterday, Maureen Speller added “{and then} – a writing life beyond […]

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