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Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before Analyzes Black Women & Girls in SFF

Read Diana Adesola Mafe's fascinating take on six iconic roles. 

The 'Indifferent Stars' Control Earth in Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End

Extraterrestrial 'Overlords' create a utopia. But at what cost?

Excerpt: Reading Is Taboo in Walter Tevis' Harrowing Mockingbird

Discover a blistering dystopia from the mind behind The Man Who Fell to Earth

Read an Excerpt from Star Child, Ibi Zoboi's Portrait of Octavia Butler

This unique biography uses prose and poetry to explore Butler's life.

Read the First Chapter of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven

The classic New Wave novel won the Locus Award in 1972.  

A Mermaid Arrives in Versailles in Vonda McIntyre's The King's Daughter

This alternate history book beat out A Game of Thrones for the Nebula Award in 1997.

LeVar Burton on the "Two Americas" Created by Institutional Racism

In this author's note for his novel Aftermath, Burton reflects on the legacies of slavery.

Read an Excerpt From LeVar Burton's Sci-Fi Debut Novel Aftermath

America is sick—but Dr. Rene Reynolds could have the cure. 

Excerpt: David Brin Explores the Inspiration Behind His Uplift Novels

Plus, see the brand-new covers for the latest editions of Brin's books!

Read an Excerpt From Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler's Transformative Novel

Butler's beloved book continues to resonate after nearly 30 years. 

Dragons Heat up Small-Town Cold War America in This Excerpt From Patrick Ness' Burn

Get a sneak-peek at the latest YA fantasy novel from this acclaimed author.

Cthulhu Meets Christmas in New Fantasy Anthology A Midnight Clear

A lawyer-elf fights to keep a killer off the Naughty List in this short story from a creepy new Christmas collection.

In the Shadow of the Towers: Jeff VanderMeer Imagines 9/11 in an Alternate Reality

The Annihilation author explores President Bush's experience through a speculative fiction lens in "The Goat Variations."