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'Give Us a Happy Ending & Don’t Hurt The Dogs': Writing The Sterkarm Handshake

Author Susan Price shares the trials, tribulations, and joys of writing her time travel novel The Sterkarm Handshake and its sequels. 

by Susan Price

Feminism Through the Ages: 11 Powerful Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books 

Spanning decades, these books show how feminism has always been relevant. 

by Lauryn E. Nosek

16 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

by Sarah Mangiola

Win Our Magical March Book Bundle Sweepstakes! 

Enter to win six incredible sci-fi and fantasy reads. 

by The Portalist Staff

16 Books Like Harry Potter

As these books like "Harry Potter" prove, magic exists in more places than you might think...

by Nick Sweeney

A Hungry Monster Haunts a Young Boy in Neil Gaiman's "Troll Bridge"

Read an excerpt from the short story below, part of the gripping fairy tale anthology Snow White, Blood Red

by Hezra Martinez

Read the Realm: Books for Each Kingdom of Westeros

Explore the home of the Iron Throne with this literary roadmap.

by Olivia Mason

VIDEO: Neil Gaiman Discusses the Lasting Legacy of Douglas Adams

Celebrate the late Adams' birthday today with this thought-provoking lecture. 

by MacKenzie Stuart

Mrs. Caliban Author Rachel Ingalls Passes Away at 78

Remembering the gifted writer of female-focused and surreal tales. 

by Carolyn Cox

‘Our Myths, Ourselves': Marlon James Talks J.R.R. Tolkien

In this fascinating lecture, Black Leopard, Red Wolf author Marlon James talks J.R.R. Tolkien and the relationship between trauma and fantasy.  

by Hezra Martinez

How Game of Thrones Became the TV Juggernaut It Is Today

Take a crash course in the page-to-screen history of George R.R. Martin's hit series. 

by Stephen Lovely

Don't Panic Explores Douglas Adams' 'Lost Year' in L.A.  

Neil Gaiman's book Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy shines a light on lesser-known aspects of Adams' career—including his challenging first year in L.A. 

by Carolyn Cox

Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Ebooks to Download This Month

Explore new worlds with these classic science fiction and fantasy novels—free, this month only.

by The Portalist Staff

The Best Monthly Science Fiction and Fantasy Ebook Deals 

Page through a selection of out-of-this-world discounted books from your favorite sci-fi and fantasy authors.

by The Portalist Staff

Samuel R. Delany and Others on Octavia E. Butler's Legacy

Octavia Butler passed away 13 years ago, but as these writers explain, her work is more urgent now than ever before. 

by Carolyn Cox

Fewer Than 42 Facts About Douglas Adams 

Here are some of the most fascinating facts we learned about the late author from Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

All Seven Harry Potter Books, Ranked

Every Harry Potter book is magical – some more so than others. 

by Bailey Bennett

“Parrots, the Universe and Everything”: What Douglas Adams Learned from Traveling the World

The author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy had a few thoughts to share about our very own planet.

by MacKenzie Stuart

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