Read: Jeannette Ng's Campbell Award acceptance speech, in which she correctly identifies Campbell as a fascist and expresses solidarity with Hong Kong protesters
John ScalziFYI, @doctorow has more (and more detailed) thoughts on Jeannette Ng's Campbell acceptance speech, as the winner of not only the Best New Writer Campbell Award, but also the Best Novel Campbell Award (yes, there are two entirely separate Campbell Awards)
A number of years ago, and during one of those occasional mud-flinging spats that happen in science fiction, a person who I will mercifully not name now tried to dismiss and minimize Mary Robinette Kowal as "no one you should have heard of, and no...
A Kentucky obstetrician who was at the hospital to give birth to her own baby took time to deliver another patient's baby first. Dr. Amanda Hess tells local media that she was getting ready for her own induction and delivery on Sunday at Frankfort...
John ScalziAway from Twitter to write until this evening, so have this to keep you busy: A version of "Enter Sandman" done in the style of "Let's Dance"-era Bowie, via @TenSecondSongs. With trumpets and sax and everything.
The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental—if not intractable—challenges awaiting colonists...
John ScalziI think we'll colonize Mars one day, but I'd point out that people who say "We have to colonize Mars because we fucked up Earth" don't get that's like saying "We all gotta survive on this one stale Dorito now because we set fire to the supermarket."