A Heartless God and Compassionate Goddess Clash in Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed

Read an excerpt from Octavia E. Butler’s sci-fi novel—soon to be an Amazon TV series from Viola Davis and Nnedi Okorafor.

7 Amazing Pieces of Fan Mail from Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

Great writers don't just get fan letters—sometimes they send them, too.

Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed to Be Adapted for the Small Screen

A creative team including Nnedi Okorafor and Viola Davis will bring the sci-fi novel to life.

The Enduring Anger of Joanna Russ

In honor of Women's History Month, we're looking back on the genius and fury of the late feminist sci-fi author.

'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. 

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

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

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.

Mrs. Caliban Author Rachel Ingalls Passes Away at 78

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

25 Badass Female Characters from Film

Raise a glass to these 25 incredible ladies of the silver screen.

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.

10 Andre Norton Books Everyone Should Read

Get to know the woman who changed science fiction and fantasy.

SNEAK PEEK: Read a Preview from Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars 

In the first chapter from Leigh Bardugo’s new novel set in the Grishaverse, a young boy faces his worst nightmare on a stormy night.

Alyxandra Harvey Shares 8 of Her Favorite Literary Vampires

Not all bloodsuckers are created equal: The author of the urban fantasy vampire series The Drake Chronicles reveals 8 of her favorite vamps.

Leigh Bardugo’s The Language of Thorns Explores the Dark Side of Fairy Tales

This bewitching and beautiful short story collection makes a perfect keepsake.

Margaret Atwood Confirms a Sequel for The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome back to Gilead! Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, set 15 years after the end of the first book. 

100 Years: The Life and Work of Madeleine L’Engle 

The ability to understand a child’s imagination is just one of the reasons why the A Wrinkle in Time author’s work has stood the test of time. 

10 Books for Fans of A Wrinkle in Time

Tesser your way through the stunning universes found in these books.

10 Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Featuring Multidimensional Women

These sci-fi and fantasy books prove that literary women can do—and be—it all!

Marissa Meyer Talks Her Renegades Series and What Inspired Her to Write Teen Superheroes 

The second book in the Renegades series, Archenemies, picks up where Renegades left off.