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The Patterns Around Octavia Butler

Over a decade after her death, a new fan anthology reveals how Butler's work continues to connect people and communities.

By Alexandra Pierce

The Results Are In: 2017 Hugo Award Winners

Women swept almost every category at the ceremony held during Worldcon 75.

By Sarah Mangiola

Octavia Butler's Dawn to Be Adapted for TV

Ava DuVernay, director of the upcoming "A Wrinkle in Time" adaptation, is at the helm of the project.

By Sarah Mangiola

8 Great Quotes from Sci-Fi Master Clifford D. Simak

The award-winning author certainly left his mark on the science fiction and fantasy community.

By Carolyn Cox

What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

In Andre Norton’s “The Time Traders,” tensions between the United States and Russia are heightened when time travel is introduced into the equation.

By Sarah Mangiola

The Portalist's Guide to The Dark Tower

A spoiler-free guide to Stephen King's The Dark Tower—one of the most unique and rewarding fantasy sagas ever.

By Carolyn Cox

10 Books on Tyrion Lannister's Reading List

"A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone."

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] Win Two Books in the Queens of Renthia Series

Enter for a chance to win "The Queen of Blood" and "The Reluctant Queen," by Sarah Beth Durst.

By The Portalist Staff

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

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