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“Why Fantasy & Science Fiction?”

posted on 21 Mar 2015 at 12:58 am
This is a lightly edited transcript of a speech I gave at the Public Library Services annual readers advisory seminar held at the NSW State Library on March 18th. The topic was science and science fiction, and I was invited to share my personal exper

home & hot

posted on 25 Nov 2006 at 9:23 am
Well, I’m back at my desk. And whew: it’s boiling here in Adelaide. It is, however, quite pleasant with the curtains closed, and I do love to mushroom over the summer months… While I was away, Rob Bedford posted a couple of items to

do wot?

posted on 31 Oct 2006 at 8:56 am
Ken of Nethspace hurled a wide-ranging series of questions at me over the weekend for an interview on Wotmania, a large on-line community that started as a website devoted to Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series and has since grown into several

what’s that smell? *

posted on 24 Oct 2006 at 8:15 pm
In 2001, Kirsty Brooks wrote an article for Australian Bookseller & Publisher about speculative fiction in Australia, featuring quotes from Jonathan Strahan, Garth Nix, Cate Patterson and others. It’s now available on her blog and is an in

blame Sinbad

posted on 21 Aug 2006 at 3:05 pm
The Writers of the Future bash was amazing fun, with new and old friends combining to make it just as mind-blowing as ever. I’ll post something more profound than that soon, when photos of the event appear online. I’m in LA now and absolu

Iron Codpieces

posted on 29 May 2006 at 12:37 pm
“Alas for our beloved genre,” says Alexis Gilliland in the Spring 2006 issue of the SFWA Bulletin. “Time travel always was fantasy. Interstellar space travel (with Einstein refuting FTL travel, and now cosmic rays denying even the p