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What Speculative Fiction Writers Can Learn from the Origins and Evolution of the Wuxia Genre

by Yilin Wang Note: This article first appeared in The Bulletin #216 in October 2021. When I tell other writers who are not familiar with Sinophone literature that I am writing short stories and a novel that play with the wuxia fiction genre in English, I am often met with one or more of the […]

The SFWA Signing Schedule at DisCon III

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA) is delighted to have nearly 30 of our members taking part in ongoing book signings over the course of the 79th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as DisCon III! Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, December 16, our authors will be signing your books according to the schedule […]

In Memoriam – Anne Rice

Bestselling novelist Howard Allen Frances O’Brien Rice (b.1941), known as Anne Rice, passed away on Saturday, December 11, at the age of 80. She was most known for her thirteen-book-plus Vampire Chronicles series, beginning with Interview With the Vampire, published in 1976 by Knopf. The series is often credited with bringing vampires and gothic horror […]

Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

By Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki It’s been a harrowing year for all, especially for Black people and Africans who have borne the brunt of the pandemic, from being the demographics with the highest casualties in Western countries like the US, to lacking vaccines altogether on the African continent due to global vaccine policies and hoarding. Yet […]