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March 2011 Archives

A Few Good Women: A Call for Reviewers, by Abigail Nussbaum (03/31/11)
Ten days ago Niall Harrison posted The SF Count, a look at how genre review venues break down according to gender--how many female authors are reviewed, and how many of the reviewers are women. The numbers, though unsurprising to those...
Horizontal Connections 31.03.11, by Jonathan McCalmont (03/30/11)
The latest in a series of biweekly posts that will bring you some of the latest and greatest online commentary on science fiction, fantasy and horror.
My Life in a Shared Universe, by Niall Harrison (03/30/11)
This week's issue sees the start of another new column, Robyn Fleming's Dice and D-Pads.
A trip to the archives: Ten years ago this month!, by Susan Marie Groppi (03/28/11)
Hello, everyone! I thought it might be nice to use these last-week-of-the-month issues, when there's no new fiction, to take a look at fiction we've published in the past.
Diana Wynne Jones, 1934-2011, by Niall Harrison (03/28/11)
As I expect most of those reading this will have seen, Diana Wynne Jones passed away over the weekend.
Strange Horizons, w/c 21st March, by Niall Harrison (03/26/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
Odds and Ends, by Niall Harrison (03/26/11)
Tiptree, Tiptree, Aurealis, Hugos: awards and other links.
Book Trailers: How, and When, Do They Work?, by Pamela Manasco (03/23/11)
Now it seems like every time I research an upcoming YA novel, I will find, somewhere on the author's blog, a link to a book trailer on Youtube. Book trailers have exploded onto the internet, and having one—whether it's a homemade, author-driven project or taken care of by a large publisher—seems like a badge of honor for books.
The SF Count, by Niall Harrison (03/21/11)
Over the past couple of weeks, I've been carrying out the count for sf venues. The good news is that we're not more imbalanced than the mainstream venues; that bad news is that we're not really any less imbalanced, either.
Tiptree Award Winner, by Niall Harrison (03/21/11)
The winner of this year's James Tiptree Jr Award -- and there's a Strange Horizons story on the Honor List.
Strange Horizons, w/c 14th March, by Niall Harrison (03/18/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
Horizontal Connections 17.03.11, by Jonathan McCalmont (03/17/11)
The latest in a series of biweekly posts that will bring you some of the latest and greatest online commentary on science fiction, fantasy and horror.
The Speculative Orange 2011, by Niall Harrison (03/16/11)
The longlist for the 2011 Orange Prize is out. Is there any speculative fiction on it?
On Winter's Bone and the Fairy Tale Heroine, by Abigail Nussbaum (03/15/11)
This week sees the launch of another new column, Genevieve Valentine's Intertitles. I've been an admirer of Genevieve's writing, both her fiction and nonfiction, for a while, and it's a great treat to see her joining the Strange Horizons family....
Strange Horizons, w/c 7th March, by Niall Harrison (03/12/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
New Columnist: Vandana Singh, by Niall Harrison (03/07/11)
This week's Strange Horizons sees the first installment of Vandana Singh's column, Diffractions.
Another Short Story Club, by Niall Harrison (03/07/11)
The Tiptree Book Club has launched with a discussion of "Useless Things" by Maureen McHugh.
Readers' Poll: Final Reminder, by Niall Harrison (03/06/11)
You have just a few hours left to vote in the 2010 Readers' Poll, so if you were holding back to debate your choices, debate no longer!...
Strange Horizons, w/c 28th February, by Niall Harrison (03/04/11)
The contents of this week's magazine -- and don't forget to vote in the Readers' Poll, which closes on Sunday.
The Arthur C Clarke Award Shortlist, by Niall Harrison (03/04/11)
This year's shortlist: is it any good?
Con or Bust, by Niall Harrison (03/04/11)
Bid for books (and many other things) in the Con or Bust auction.
Horizontal Connections 03.03.11, by Jonathan McCalmont (03/03/11)
This is the first in a series of biweekly posts that will bring you some of the latest and greatest online commentary on science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Morality in Young Adult Dystopias, by Pamela Manasco (03/02/11)
Whether in Huxley or Orwell or Collins, I believe that the most pervasive moral in dystopian fiction—young adult or adult—is the importance of freedom.