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GO VIRTUAL OLD MAN, GO VIRTUAL! COVID-19 SF&F Event Cancellations/Postponements...

“In 2019 science fiction had the largest decline among the adult fiction genres, with units down 19.7%. The smaller westerns segment saw...

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THE WINNERS OF TRIESTE SCIENCE+FICTION FESTIVAL 2019 (Italy)

“Not just one of the world's leading science fiction festivals  but one of the finest genre events in the world regardless of...

2019 British Fantasy Awards Winners

The British Fantasy Society announced the winners for the 2019 British Fantasy Awards on October 20, 2019 during FantasyCon 2019 at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel in Glasgow,...

REPORTS

”The Witcher” Series – A Review by Alex Khlopenko

Netflix “The Witcher”: Slavic Fantasy embarassed of its roots I’ve read the entire Witcher series in one hot July thirteen years...

THE LAST MORTALS

“WHY WE ARE ESPECIALLY UNFORTUNATE TO DIE, WHEN OUR NEAR-DESCENDANTS COULD BE IMMORTAL WE ARE THE LAST MORTALS.”

“Back down along the spiral that heads up”- Review of Jack...

Jack McDevitt is one of my favorite modern hard science fiction authors. For two reasons. First, he is truly a science fiction writer who in the...

The New Tower of Babel – A Review of “Central Station”...

There is no danger in revealing the plot details for this fix up novel. Not because it has no plot. The plot is not...

“Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow”’ – Review by Valentin...

A handbook for science fiction readers and writers: a review of "Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow", by Yuval Noah Harari The future is...

Venture To “The Beyond”: a movie by VFX Wiz Hasraf Dulull—Nina...

The Beyond is a 2018 science fiction thriller, set in the near-future, that explores the evolution of our humanity through “first contact.” The sudden appearance...

EDITORIAL

Europe

Pan-European vs. Pan-American

At times, things go haywire. In a tiny corner or even in plain sight. And the system so meticulously put together by...

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BOOKS

“Altri futuri” (Other Futures) The Year’s Best Italian Science Fiction Short Stories

The best of the 2018 Italian independent science fiction, edited by the Carmine Treanni, director of Delos Science Fiction, the longest continuously...

MAGAZINES

”EAGLE” – THE PAN-EUROPEAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY MAGAZINE

Pan-European vs. Pan-American - Mugur Cornila, Chief Editor At times, things go haywire. In a tiny...

INTERVIEW

Interview with Brian Nisbet on the Worldcon-2019-bid for Dublin

Dublin has announced a Worldcon-Bid for 2019. We are happy that Europa SF got an interview with Brian Nisbet about this interesting project! The...

MOVIES

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”El Hoyo” (The Platform) – Spanish SF Film, One of the Winners at the 2020 Goya Awards

The 34th Goya Awards ceremony, presented by the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (AACCE), honored...

“The Witcher” : European Fantasy on Netflix

“The Witcher” is an upcoming fantasy drama web television series created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix.

THE WINNERS OF TRIESTE SCIENCE+FICTION FESTIVAL 2019 (Italy)

“Not just one of the world's leading science fiction festivals  but one of the finest genre events in the world regardless of...

WEB & STUFF

ReS Futurae (France)

"ReS Futurae (Revue d'études sur la science-fiction) is an international French-language magazine dedicated to the study of science...

Sci Phi Journal relaunched as an European Project

“Far too much SF is written only with an American market in mind, whilst still claiming to be ‘diverse’. It’s as if...

THE PORTUGUESE PORTAL OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION

“The Portal was created with the intent of sharing the work that is done in Portugal or by...

LATIN AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION

Latin American Science Fiction "Latin America has its own tradition of speculative narratives, which goes back, like that...

“Favorite SF in Translation” Poll

Rachel Cordasco, founder of SF in Translation.com, has launched the inaugural “Favorite SF in Translation” poll for non-Anglophone speculative fiction that has been translated...

Amazon’s Best Books of 2018 : “A Winter’s Promise” by Christelle Dabos (France)

Amazon.com published its yearly array of lists to promote the best books of 2018, with editors’ selections in various cat­egories. “A Winter’s Promise” (Les fiancés...

Feeds Around the Globe

Locus Magazine News

ASFA Sponsors BIPOC Memberships

The Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA) is sponsoring memberships in its organization for Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) artists. As of August 12, 2020 they have 15 memberships available and are accepting donations to fund more. For more information, including how to apply and donate, see the ASFA website.   While you are here, please take a moment to support Locus with a one-time ...Read More

AnalogSF Blog

Alien Biochemistry: The Story Behind the Science

by Jay Werkheiser Science fiction is packed full of alien life. Strange new worlds and all that. There are plenty of exotic planets with dinosaurian

Strange Horizons

Podcast: We Let You Live

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Laura Cranehill's “We Let You Live.”

FANDOM

Romanian SF Fandom Flunked – Again

I have acted in a strategic-advisory capacity to the Romanian 2021 Eurocon bid. I will continue to do so for as long...

COUNTERCLOCK SF: EUROCON 2021 BID EVALUATION – Wolf von Witting

”What does it take to get through? CounterClock is being read in Austria, Belgium,...

Austrian Film Director Jessica Hausner’s “Little Joe”

“Little Joe” is a 2019 British-Austrian SF drama film directed by the Austrian Film Director Jessica Hausner.

“Back down along the spiral that heads up”- Review of Jack McDevitt’s “Coming Home” by Valentin Ivanov

Jack McDevitt is one of my favorite modern hard science fiction authors. For two reasons. First, he is truly a science fiction writer who in the...

“Favorite SF in Translation” Poll

Rachel Cordasco, founder of SF in Translation.com, has launched the inaugural “Favorite SF in Translation” poll for non-Anglophone speculative fiction that has been translated...

The 2018 StalkerAwards – Estonia

Stalker is Estonian Science Fiction Association (ESFA) award for the best original and translated speculative fiction (i.e SF, Fantasy and horror). Stalker was created to...

CUTTING EDGE

SCIENCE EUROPE

“Climate Apartheid”

"The world's poor are likely to be hardest hit by rising temperatures - and the potential food shortages and conflict that could...

THE LAST MORTALS

“WHY WE ARE ESPECIALLY UNFORTUNATE TO DIE, WHEN OUR NEAR-DESCENDANTS COULD BE IMMORTAL WE ARE THE LAST MORTALS.”

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