I recently launched a Kickstarter for a one-of-a-kind history-making anthology, Speculations KC for the 2016 Worldcon, a return to Kansas City after 40 years. One of the joys of moving here has been discovering the rich connections to genre history and fandom that the area has. The Midwest may sometimes not be the first place to come to mind when you think about genre, so I thought it might be ...Read MoreRead more
I’d like to thank all the poets who contributed to our series of speculative fiction (or science fiction) poetry. For convenience, this post will have links to all the individual entries in the series and to all the venues recommended for further reading.
Locus Roundtable PostsPodcast: Mike Allen and F. J. Bergmann in Conversation Let us go then, you and I: an introduction to speculative poetry, by Mike Allen ...Read More Read more
Strange Horizons is in the middle of their 2011 fund drive–but they’ve only raised a quarter of their goal of $8000. We all should support them, since they are consistently one of the best venues for genre fiction and non-fiction on the internet. Often we’re happy to support a Kickstarter campaign for something that could be new and cool–but might forget to support an established concern that is already awesome ...Read MoreRead more
Also a reminder: we’ll start discussing Kij Johnson’s Nebula ...Read MoreRead more
Jonathan Strahan and Gary Wolfe aren’t going to let a small thing like ICFA stand in the way of their Coode St. podcasting! So last night Gary rounded up a few people to join them this week: myself (Karen Burnham), Locus Editor-in-Chief Liza Trombi, and award-winning author Jeff Ford. We sat down with a microphone and a bottle of wine and talked about Locus magazine, ICFA and why we love ...Read MoreRead more