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Issue 711 Table of Contents, April 2020

The April 2020 issue of Locus magazine has interviews with Tamsyn Muir and Kate Heartfield. The issue includes COVID-19 SF event cancellations, the 2019 British Book Summary, and FOGcon coverage. Headline news includes the SFWA Awards recipients, the Stoker Awards final ballot, Simon & Schuster to be sold, Macmillan ends e-books embargo, and more, including the Audie Awards Winners, the return of the Carl Brandon Society ...Read More

New Books : 31 March 2020

New titles this week are by Max Barry, James P. Blaylock, Theodora Goss, Alex Irvine, Julie Kagawa, Sarah Tarkoff, and Menna van Praag. * Barry, Max : Providence (Putnam 978-0593085172, $27, 320pp, hardcover, March 2020) • Nominal Publication Date: Tue 31 Mar 2020 • Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780593085189 • Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780593163504 SF novel about the four-person crew of a spaceship sent to ...Read More

Liz Bourke Reviews Four Novels by Sarah Kozloff

A Queen in Hiding, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168542, $12.99, 496pp, tp) January 2020. The Queen of Raiders, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168566, $16.99, 512pp, tp) February 2020. A Broken Queen, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168665, $16.99, 448pp, tp) March 2020. The Cerulean Queen, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168962, $16.99, 512pp, tp) April 2020. Sarah Kozloff is a chair of film studies at Vassar College, where she’s apparently been teaching ...Read More

Virtual SF Events

With so many conventions and events postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, many organizers are moving to online alternatives. We will update this list of virtual SF events as we learn about more. If you know of other such events, please send us the information at locus@locusmag.com. The Spectrum Awards ceremony will be broadcast online April 4, 2020 at 8 p.m. EST. It was originally to be held at Planet ...Read More

COVID-19 SF/F Event Cancellations

Numerous upcoming conventions and literary events have been postponed or canceled as part of efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes respiratory illness COVID-19. The situation remains in flux as the full extent of the pandemic remains to be seen. We will update this story and our convention listing with further information about cancellations and postponements as it becomes available. Emerald City Comic Con, scheduled for ...Read More