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Strange Horizons Interviews Capclave Guest of Honor Catherynne M. Valente

January 26th, 2011 at 4:49 pm » Comments (0)

Mythpunk: An Interview with Catherynne M. Valente By JoSelle Vanderhooft Since its coining in 2006 by author Catherynne M. Valente, the term “mythpunk” has been used among an ever-growing number of fantasy readers to describe speculative fiction and poetry that melds elements of myths, folk tales, and fairy tales with postmodern literary techniques and, quite […]



Philippa Ballantine reading at BSFS Building, Baltimore Jan 8th, 2011

January 4th, 2011 at 10:27 am » Comments (1)

New Zealand speculative fiction author Philippa Ballantine is visiting the Baltimore area and will be reading from her popular fantasy novel Geist at the Baltimore Science Fiction Society on January 8, 2011 at 8:00pm. She will also share news about her upcoming steampunk novel Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences and her multiple podcasting projects. Come celebrate […]



WSFA Journal January 2011

January 1st, 2011 at 11:14 pm » Comments (0)

According to a national study, Washington D.C is America‚Äôs most literate city. It is followed by Seattle, Minneapolis, and Atlanta. Boston, once considered the hub of American literary culture, was only ranked 12th. The study looked at six key indicators of literacy: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and […]