Science Fiction (denial) is alive and well

I was sent a link to an interesting article about science fiction's position with the literary mainstream:Why science fiction authors just can't win. Posted using ShareThis I'd never really thought about how to classify books like The Handmaid's Tale and 1984, other than as “distopian” (which tends to acquire the suffix “fantasy” by default). (And …

Becoming a Book

I love books. Reading them, of course, but also making them. It's one of the chief pleasures of editing – being a part of that process, watching a book becoming. Because there's something more to it than just an assemblage of paper and ink. Even in these desktop-printing days, there's some level of specialness that sets …