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Summer 2015

Here are a few things I’ll be doing this summer: June 4-7: Attended the Nebula Awards in Chicago, where I presented the Best Novel Award as voted on by the Science Fiction Writers of America. June 25-28: Scholar guest of … Continue reading

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The Coode Street Podcast

In early 2015, the weekly Coode Street Podcast, with myself and Jonathan Strahan discussing all sorts of matters related to science fiction and fantasy, moves to Tor.com, although the old link will continue to work: On January 31st, we recorded Episode … Continue reading

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Science Fiction lecture at Adler Planetarium

On Thursday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. I’ll be giving a lecture at the Adler Planetarium called “From Pulps to Punks:  Seeing the World Through Science Fiction.  It’s part of their  “Geek Chic” event, which looks pretty interesting in other … Continue reading

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February 2014

My February column for the Chicago Tribune’s Printer’s Row literary magazine covers novels by Gene Wolfe, Ian McDonald, and Marcel Theroux.  And no, Gene and I are not relatives.

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January events

January 2014: I’ve begun a reviews column for the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row literary magazine, where I discuss new science fiction books every few weeks. Meanwhile, here’s my Locus review of Finnish author Leena Krohn’s strange novel Datura. The Coode … Continue reading

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