Original "Ender’s Game" To Be Published Online for Free

OK. This isn’t really genre travel, but I thought it would be of interested anyway. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game,” iPulp Fiction Library will publish this classic story exclusively online. First published in the August 1977 issue of Analog, Ender’s Game tells the story of a child prodigy […]

Mike Sosnowski at Comic-Con

I met Mike at Haunt X in February. He’s a really nice (although somewhat shy) and very talented artist. I found his work compelling and am working on an interview with him for the October issue of The Genre Traveler. Anyway, I just found out that he’ll be at Comic-Con in San Diego next month. […]

Documentary To Be Shot at Florida Supercon

Michael Uslan, producers of such genre fare as Swamp Thing (1982), several Batman movies, and Constantine, will be shooting a documentary on the history of Comic Books at the Florida Supercon next weekend. Chip Conkrite (Walter Conkrite’s son) will be making his directorial debut with this project. According to Supercon oragnizers, “plans call for them […]

Campbell Nominees Named

Finalists for the 2007 John W. Campbell Memorial Award have been announced. This prestigious award is presented each year to the best science fiction novel of the year. This year’s nominees are: Titan by Ben Bova, A Small and Remarkable Life by Nick DiChario, Infoquake by David Louis Edelman, Nova Swing by M. John Harrison, […]

Attention Harry Potter Fans Under 21 Years Old!

I heard about this from The North Orange County Harry Potter Meetup Group: Scholastic has announced that seven lucky U.S. Harry Potter fans, under the age of 21, will be selected in a sweepstakes and flown to London to join J.K. Rowling at a midnight launch event for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leading […]

Hopkins Honored by Seattle Film Festival

Although the official schedule won’t be announced until Thursday,May 10th, the 33rd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) has already announced one science fiction film being presented. Slipstream, written and directed by Anthony Hopkins, will first be shown on Tuesday, May 29, at the SIFF Cinema at McCaw Hall at 7 p.m. According to the press […]

Chow Yun-Fat Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Anyone who knows me, knows I have a weakness for Asians. Maybe it was all those Starman, Godzilla and Ultra Man movies I watched growing up. In fact, my most adorable husband is from Singapore. Anyway, I got a press release in my email about the 2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards and just had to […]

Sanctuary Sneak Peak Now Live

I mentioned Sanctuary in the April Interim Update, saying that the project was still in the works. Well, now the five-minute sneak preview has been released. In case you don’t remember, Sanctuary is a new online science fiction series starring Amanda Tapping (Stargate: SG-1, Stargate Atlantis). The preview showcases exclusive scenes featuring characters and creatures […]