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9 Sagas to Keep You Satisfied Until The Winds of Winter Release Date

Craving more feuding families, bloodshed, and, of course, dragons? Let these books tide you over. 

by Nick Sweeney

16 Enchanting King Arthur and Camelot Books  

Journey into a mythical realm of magic and adventure.  

by Matthew Thompson

9 Stirring Neil Gaiman Quotes

Find out what the author of The Sandman and Coraline has to say about the inevitability of death, the importance of books, and more.

by MacKenzie Stuart

16 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

by Sarah Mangiola

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

by Hezra Martinez

‘Our Myths, Ourselves': Marlon James Talks J.R.R. Tolkien

In this fascinating lecture, Black Leopard, Red Wolf author Marlon James talks J.R.R. Tolkien and the relationship between trauma and fantasy.  

by Hezra Martinez

Stirring First Trailer for Tolkien Biopic Takes Us There and Back Again 

The upcoming biopic of J.R.R. Tolkien promises to explore the rich past of one of the greatest fantasy writers ever.

by MacKenzie Stuart

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.

by Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Diverse Debut Fantasy Book! 

Set on another planet, this new story has Moroccan influences. 

by The Portalist Staff

Why the New Gormenghast Adaptation Has My Excitement Peake-d

The time is right for Mervyn Peake's masterpiece to return to the small screen.

by Carolyn Cox

A Man With a Magical Gift is Drawn Back Into a World He Tried to Leave Behind

In post-Katrina New Orleans, a street magician with a knack for finding lost things is drawn into a fantastical and dark murder mystery. 

by Sarah Mangiola

Tamora Pierce Talks Writing and Reading About Female Warriors

"I wrote what I wanted to read, which was sensible, intelligent girl swordfighters."

by Carolyn Cox

Does Realism Matter When Creating a Fictional Magic System?

In writing his own magical world, David Mack looked to two very different examples from fantasy fiction.

by David Mack

Interview: Victoria Schwab on Why Fantasy Is More Important Than Ever

The "Shades of Magic" author shares her thoughts on writing accessible fantasy in 2017.

by Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Win an Illustrated Edition of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere!

Enter for your chance to take home a gorgeous new edition of this classic tale, featuring the author's preferred text and incredible illustrations by Chris Riddell.

by The Portalist Staff

Shocking Depictions of the Future from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

From dystopian fantasy worlds to apocalyptic science fiction, sometimes books give us a very disturbing look at a possible future.

by Sarah Mangiola

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