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

Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand Nominates “Babylon’s Song” for Sir Julius Vogel Award in the Best Novella Category

Awards and award nominations are precarious things for authors. Most of us don’t work or write or imagine fiction for the glorious prospect of plaques and trophies. And we often work under the auspices of receiving little to no recognition for what we do. Yet what writer hasn’t dreamed of winning an award for his …read in detail

Yin and Yang in Science Fiction: An Interview with Interspecies Co-Author Elaine Chao

Elaine Chao holds many titles, including martial arts instructor, engineer, and musician. Recently, she added science fiction author to her titles with a contribution to Interspecies, a new co-authored science fiction epic. She works for Adobe and is a regular contributor to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Blog. In this interview, Chao sat down with the Kōsa …read in detail

sffworld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M. J. Kelley

Founder and publisher of Kōsa Press writes about staying true to a team’s creative vision during the production of Interspecies in an article originally published on SFFWorld.com, one of the largest and longest running speculative fiction sites on the web. What is a creative vision? How do you stay true to it? And what are some …read in detail

Embracing Science Fiction: An Interview with “These Broken Worlds” Author Pavarti K. Tyler

Pavarti K. Tyler is a multiple award-winning author of transgressive fiction. Most recently, she contributed two pieces to These Broken Worlds, a story collection belonging to a shared universe. Tyler has over fifteen titles available via Amazon as well as other outlets, and she is no stranger to the science fiction genre, having published such …read in detail