Dragons and Goblins and Wizards, oh my! Rajan Khanna, our resident Fantasy nerd, has entire worlds to show you.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf
July 29th marked the 64th anniversary of the publication of "The Fellowship of the Ring". To celebrate the occasion, here are 10 of our favorite moments from Tolkien’s epic fantasy series.
Column by Susan DeFreitas October 10, 2017
Prepare to be haunted by six of the finest dark fairy tales, by the women who reinvented the form: Angela Carter, A. S. Byatt, Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, Kate Bernheimer, and Karen Joy Fowler.
Column by Susan DeFreitas July 10, 2017
Love fantasy? Creating your first magic system? Observe these precepts, young adepts, or find yourself in a world of trouble.
Interview by Annie Neugebauer
An interview w/ rural fantasy author Tex Thompson: her passion for the writing community, teaching those who want to learn, cons of all stripes, and her weird western series Children of the Drought.
Column by Bart Bishop
A look back at the 1983 novel and its reframed feminist perspective on the classic male-centric tale of King Arthur.
Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of "Metronome" by Oliver Langmead.
Column by JS Breukelaar
J.S. Breukelaar gets lost in the WFC woods and lives to tell about it.
Review by Christopher Shultz September 27, 2016
A jaded ferryman tired of dealing with death gets a chance to figure out what he wants out of life.
Column by Leah Dearborn August 31, 2016
From Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea series to the Kingkiller Chronicles of Patrick Rothfuss, every author has a different system and set of rules for how magic should work in their own enclosed world.
Column by Leah Dearborn February 19, 2016
Sometimes our world and others overlap, like the center of a Venn diagram. These new worlds that still retain vestiges of our own offer a unique angle; they allow the author to make comparisons.
Review by Christopher Shultz
A fantasy, a mystery, and a coming-of-age tale, all in one outstanding debut novel.
Interview by Rob Hart
Rob chats with Delilah S. Dawson about pen names, author promotion, writing different perspectives, and her new fantasy novel, 'Wake of Vultures'.
Review by Leah Dearborn
Imagine the Vorrh as a massive, primordial forest that predates the birth of humanity. What could be more intriguing than a peek at what lurks inside?
Column by Riki Cleveland April 30, 2015
When it comes to transporting readers to a whole new world, no genre is quite as captivating as fantasy, and in young adult literature, there is a wealth of stories just waiting to take you away.
Column by Rajan Khanna August 13, 2014
We take a look at this year's Hugo Awards for works of Science Fiction & Fantasy and examine the controversy surrounding the ballot.
Review by Chris Rosales
'The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2' selects the best from over 65 years of stories published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 30, 2014
Will the beloved series make it to the screen?
Review by Leah Dearborn
Surprisingly existential, 'Invisible Beasts' is filled with explorations on what separates human and animal, as well as some of the things we may have in common.
Review by Leah Dearborn July 9, 2014
Regardless of whether it lives up to the hype, 'The Queen of the Tearling' deserves better than to be lauded only as a Frankenstein product of popular literature.
Review by Leah Dearborn March 5, 2014
Billy is a wannabe writer who's going nowhere fast until Lucifer shows up on his couch with some fantastic coffee and an offer he can't refuse.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 28, 2014
On the occasion of his 40th birthday, columnist Rajan Khanna looks at 40 novels that had a significant effect on him as a reader and writer.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 13, 2014
In honor of Valentine's Day we look at some queer relationships in science fiction and fantasy books.
Column by Rajan Khanna January 10, 2014
We look at some of the tired, old tropes of Science Fiction & Fantasy and what fresh, new takes could replace them.
Column by Rajan Khanna January 6, 2014
A look at some of the best science fiction & fantasy moments of 2013.