More Than Just the One Ring: 9 Fantasy Books Featuring Magical Jewelry

Tolkien’s One Ring may top the list of magical jewelry, but there are scores of powerful shiny objects in fantasy.

She Tried to Wake Me: My Humbling First Meeting With Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler's long-time editor Betsy Mitchell shares the story of their memorable first meeting.

7 Visionary Quotes from Sci-Fi Futurist Bruce Sterling

The prescient author of Islands in the Net and Schismatrix foresaw many aspects of modern life.

Interview: Nnedi Okorafor Talks the Wild Seed TV Adaptation and Octavia Butler

The Binti author discusses the powerful relationship at the heart of Wild Seed, and how the TV adaptation will defy expectations.

Journey Through Tolkien's Artwork at the Morgan Library & Museum

This exhibition of original Tolkien works offers an inside glimpse of the author's process and will delight devotees of Middle-earth.

First Read: Poul Anderson's Operation Chaos and Operation Luna

Seasoned sci-fi and fantasy editor Betsy Mitchell dives into Poul Anderson's urban paranormal duology for the first time. 

Terry Brooks Talks Moving from Fantasy to the Future for His Novel Street Freaks

The author of the Shannara saga explains why he took a break from epic fantasy with a futuristic thriller set in dystopian L.A.

REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic

The fascinating exhibit is on display at the New-York Historical Society until January 27, 2019.

Truth Is Change: The Evolution of Octavia Butler's Cover Art

Octavia Butler's editor looks back at some of the worst — and best — out-of-print covers for the late author's influential books.

Triumphant Musical Adaptation Shows the Power of Butler's Parable of the Sower

One of Octavia E. Butler's editors shares how a new opera highlights the prescience and beauty of the late author's dystopian masterpiece.

Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

Thirty years after it first came out, Philip José Farmer's "Dayworld" continues to resonate with modern readers.

First Read: “Way Station,” by Clifford D. Simak

First Read: “Way Station,” by Clifford D. Simak

Seasoned sci-fi and fantasy editor Betsy Mitchell dives into Clifford Simak's award winning, out-of-this-world read for the very first time.