9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post 9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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Dealmakers and Wanderers: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

Recent releases include “The Midnight Bargain,” “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” and “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Spanish-speaking writers are producing ambitious science fiction and fantasy. Let these books be your introduction.

As diverse as Spanish genre fiction is, most of it is hidden from the English-language world. Thankfully, enthusiasts and small publishers are filling the void. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Let’s Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy Debate

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Power and Passage: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

A story collection offers a cleareyed survey of the Black American experience, and a debut novel traverses hundreds of versions of Earth. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The best science fiction and fantasy of the year so far — plus what we’re looking forward to next

“The City We Became” and “Vagabonds” made waves. Next up: Susanna Clarke’s “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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5 Matriarchal Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Discovering a Love of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Recent Favorites

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15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

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Roughing It in Science Fiction and Fantasy

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The best science fiction and fantasy of 2019

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The weird, the wacky, the underappreciated: A new look at science fiction and fantasy

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Present Tense: Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019–2020

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'The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy' series editor John Joseph Adams shares how sci-fi is evolving

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The Study of Economics Could Learn a Lot From Science Fiction

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