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Syfy Developing Kirkman’s “Clone,” Grossman’s “The Magicians”

Syfy made several announcements today regarding its upcoming programming plans. According to one of several press releases, they are “building on the momentum of Syfy’s growing slate of cutting edge, provocative original programming.” For comics and fantasy readers, the announcement brings excitement in both short form programming and long form programming. In short form, they…

Staff Picks for May — Books

Since You’ve Been Gone Morgan Matson Simon & Schuster, May 6th It’s about a girl named Emily who’s best friend, Sloane, has disappeared but not without leaving behind a list of things to do (like skinny dipping and apple picking at night). I’ve had the chance to read this book and it was so much…

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2014 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

On Saturday, April 19, during a livestream event hosted by Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) announced the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards. The number of nomination ballots received this year hit a new response record. Nominations were held earlier this year, and members of the 2013, 2014, and/or 2015 Worldcons…

Kickstarter of the Week: Crossed Genres Magazine

Crossed Genres Magazine is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine committed to telling stories of unrepresented, marginalized or ignored characters in science fiction and fantasy, such as characters of color, QUILTBAG, disabled, etc. The magazine relaunched in 2013 after a successful Kickstarter in the summer of 2012. Continuing to keep it running is the…

Con recap: Boskone

* Note: I volunteer for this con as one of their blog writers. This weekend I attended Boskone, the annual science fiction and fantasy convention put on by the New England Science Fiction Association (NESFA) in Boston, Mass. This year was the convention’s 51st year, retaining its claim to being the oldest science fiction convention…

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