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Strange Horizons, w/c 25th April, by Rachel Monte (04/30/11)
This week we have: An interview with Jonathan L. Howard, "Fascinated by the Grotesque and Macabre", by Molly Tanzer John Clute's column, "Scores" "Tonight I Know", a poem by Shweta Narayan And reviews of the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award...
Joanna Russ, 1937-2011, by Niall Harrison (04/30/11)
Sad news yesterday that Joanna Russ has died. There's a brief obituary at Locus Online. We've also been collecting some quotes and links on Twitter, and will be keeping an eye out for other tributes. An enormously important and brilliant writer of both fiction and criticism, she will be missed, but remembered.
And the winner is ..., by Niall Harrison (04/28/11)
This year's Arthur C. Clarke Award has gone to Zoo City by Lauren Beukes.
Horizontal Connections 28.04.11, by Jonathan McCalmont (04/27/11)
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.
Kidlit for a Good Cause: Write Hope, by Pamela Manasco (04/23/11)
What completely blew my mind was what happened next. Whole critique groups started in the comments, during those bidding wars. Even despite the ruthless bidding, people were rooting for the other to win. Some of the winners shared their prize. Donors upped their game. In one of our auctions the winning bidder offered to make handmade bookmarks for all other bidders, so no one got left out.
Strange Horizons, w/c 18th April, by Rachel Monte (04/22/11)
This week we have: Karen Healey's column, "Heroes of Tomorrow: A Diana Wynne Jones Retrospective" "Items Found in a Box Belonging to Jonas Connolly" by Laura E. Price Jo Walton's poem "Serenissima" And reviews of Juliet E. McKenna's Blood in...
Notes on a Shortlist 2011, by Niall Harrison (04/19/11)
Thoughts on the Arthur C Clarke Award shortlist.
Strange Horizons, w/c 11th April, by Niall Harrison (04/16/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
Horizontal Connections 14.04.11, by Jonathan McCalmont (04/13/11)
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.
Happy Birthday, Carol Emshwiller!, by Niall Harrison (04/12/11)
The Carol Emshwiller Project is collecting material in celebration of Emshwiller's 90th birthday.
Strange Horizons, w/c 4th April, by Niall Harrison (04/09/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
It's All About Popular, by Pamela Manasco (04/06/11)
From fan discussions about plot points, movie casting, and character romances, it's like watching people argue in another language.
Author Focus: Nisi Shawl, by Niall Harrison (04/04/11)
Our first Author Focus issue for a while features an interview with, and a column and a story by, Nisi Shawl.
Strange Horizons, w/c 28th March, by Niall Harrison (04/02/11)
The contents of this week's issue.
Thank You, Diana Wynne Jones: A Tribute, by JoSelle Vanderhooft (04/01/11)
Unlike most of the authors and readers who have honored Diana Wynne Jones this week in moving and eloquent tributes, I came to her work at a relatively late date—both in her career and in my childhood. I discovered her...
Diana Wynne Jones - A Requiem in Links, by Jonathan McCalmont (04/01/11)
A collection of links to a few of the pieces posted online in tribute to Diana Wynne Jones.