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Science Fiction Predictions That Came True

Worlds that once seemed far off in the future have turned into our reality.

By Sarah Mangiola

What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

Philip Wylie’s 1971 classic science fiction novel predicted a dark future for the year 2017…

By Sara Barry

8 Fantasy Books with Heroic Women

You don’t necessarily need superpowers like Wonder Woman to be a hero—although, the Lasso of Truth can't hurt.

By Nick Sweeney

The Reluctant Hero and the Un-Chosen One: How to Subvert Tropes to Save the World

Fantasy author Sarah Beth Durst on embracing what you love when it comes to writing.

By Sarah Beth Durst

The Untold Story of Captain Hook

There’s more than one side to every tale…

By Sarah Mangiola

[CLOSED] Win a Copy of Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook

Enter for a chance to win one of 15 copies of this dark reimagining of "Peter Pan!"

By The Portalist Staff

Grenfell Tower Victim Nur Huda el-Wahabi to Be Honored in New Philip Pullman Trilogy

The "His Dark Materials'' author raised over £30,000 in an auction for relief efforts, and will name a character in "The Book of Dust" after 16-year-old el-Wahabi.

By Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] The Portalist's HUGE Summer Reading Giveaway!

We're giving away 20 exciting sci-fi and fantasy books to kick off the new season.

By The Portalist Staff

The Science of Happiness 

Physics professor Kunal K. Das explains how our everyday emotions directly relate to quantum states.

By Sarah Mangiola

10 Space-tacular Books Like The Martian

There's so much more of the Red Planet to discover.

By Aliza Polkes

Ian R. MacLeod Talks Exposing Fascism Through Fiction

The award-winning author explains how writing alternate history helps him uncover modern-day woes.

By Sage & Savant

8 Brilliant Books for Fans of Orphan Black

Celebrate the final season of the sci-fi masterpiece with these eight clonetastic books.

By Annie Locke

Writer Paul Di Filippo Talks Tormenting His Protagonists

"You always have to leave some lifeline, however slim."

By Sage & Savant

Oisín McGann Shares His Approach to 'Writing What You Know'

The Wildenstern Saga author explains his love of steampunk, and why he incorporates fun into his dystopian tales.

By Sage & Savant

7 Books That Warn Us About Technology Taking Over

You may regret saving everything to the Cloud after reading these books…

By Stephen Lovely

Listen to Greg Bear's Fantasy Epic The Infinity Concerto

Arno Waltiri's music is literally out of this world.

By Carolyn Cox

Listen to an Audio Excerpt from Alan Dean Foster's The Deavys

Someone has stolen the truth—and these siblings will stop at nothing to get it back.

By Carolyn Cox

Grand Master Jane Yolen on Why It's Important to Just 'Write the Damn Book'

The newly-minted Grand Master discusses her prolific career in science fiction and fantasy.

By Sarah Mangiola

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