Octavia's Daughters: Meet the New Queens of Spec Fic

Column by Susan DeFreitas November 30, 2017
Miss the late, great Octavia Butler? Rejoice, for the Black female speculative tradition is alive and well and kicking all kinds of ass. (Sorry about your TBR pile.)

Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone

Column by Michael David Wilson
Six authors discuss reading outside of their comfort zone and the impact it's had on them.

Time Out: Don't Write Time Travel (Unless You Do It Right)

Column by Peter Derk February 3, 2017
Why do we keep writing the same time travel stories, and how can we change?

7 Books About Colonialism

Column by Leah Dearborn November 22, 2016
Themes related to colonialism are explored by science fiction and fantasy authors as well as historians, because those genres offer fertile ground for experimentation with the laws of human behavior.

6 Women Who Punched the Prize Gap in the Face

Column by Leah Dearborn
With the the prize gap still facing female writers in the 21st century, it seemed like a good time to highlight a few talented women who battled for literary recognition in the past.