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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

8 Sci-Fi Thrillers for Fans of Gravity

Space and suspense combine to create thrilling adventures.

By Sarah Mangiola

15 Unique Steampunk Books from the Past 35 Years

By our watch, these steampunk-filled tales are sure to make time fly.

By Carolyn Cox

Vampire Fiction Author Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Talks Writing Across Genres

The legendary author reveals what drew her to horror, the challenges of writing across genres, and how she incorporates history into her fiction.

By Sage & Savant

[CLOSED] Giveaway: "Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation"

Enter for a chance to win the graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler's classic story.

By The Portalist Staff

The Dark Tower Trailer Is Finally Here, Say Gawd-Bomb!

We break down the good, the bad, and the ugly from the controversial first trailer for the Stephen King adaptation.

By Carolyn Cox

Wanted: One Paleontologist, Willing to Travel Through Time

Serious possibility of violent death. Must be willing to relocate to the Mesozoic.

By Carolyn Cox

Buzz Aldrin Memoir Reveals the Secret Struggles of a Space Race Hero

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin shows the dark side of the Moon in this raw tale of depression and marital strife.

By Carolyn Cox

Behold, the 2017 Hugo Nominees for Best Novel!

If you're not familiar with these six books yet, today's your lucky day.

By Carolyn Cox

9 Great Quotes from Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany

Join us in celebrating Samuel Delany’s 75th birthday with some of his most notable quotes.

By Carolyn Cox

Author Becky Chambers Shares Her Sci-Fi Writing Secrets

The author of "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet" and "A Closed and Common Orbit" shares what writing looks like for her.

By Carolyn Cox

10 Enchanting "Beauty and the Beast" Retellings

Be our guest and dive into these books inspired by the magical fairy tale.

By Sarah Mangiola

Get Great Reads With Our Out of This World Humble Bundle

Support a worthy cause — and get a great deal — with the women of sci-fi and fantasy bundle.

By The Portalist Staff

The Book That Changed How We Think About Chaos

James Gleick's "Chaos: Making a New Science" introduced readers to chaos theory and the butterfly effect, forever changing how we see the world around us.

By Carolyn Cox

11 Books like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

Celebrate the show's 20th anniversary with these 11 action-packed reads.

By Nick Sweeney

11 NonFiction Geek Books By Women

Great reads for International Women's Day—and beyond.

By Carolyn Cox

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