Announcing the Sir Julius Vogel Award Finalists for Science Fiction & Fantasy

Earlier this week, the finalists for New Zealand’s 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Award were announced. The award recognizes New Zealand’s top creators in science fiction and fantasy. It’s one of New Zealand’s most recognized awards for speculative fiction. Winners will be announced in a ceremony at LexiCon during the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy …read in detail

Last Chance to Nominate For Vogel Awards

The deadline is quickly approaching for Vogel Award vote nominations, and this week is your last chance to contribute. In February, I was thrilled to announce that our very own Woelf Dietrich was nominated and placed on the long list for his story “Babylon’s Song,” which appears in Interspecies. But to get short-listed for the final …read in detail

A Merry 2016 Christmas and The New Alien: Covenant Trailer

This is a quick post to remind you that we’re at the final moments before the release of Armistice. As such, “Art of Science Fiction” will be late this week. In the meantime, check out Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. It’s a return to the universe he created, with a new chapter in the groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The …read in detail