World famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking died on March 14, 2018, after struggling for decades with a rare version of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
RIP.Read More →
Fast Forward is very sad to hear that author Kate Wilhelm passed away on March 8th, 2018.
Ms. Wilhelm’s work first appeared in the 1950s, and she won many awards, including multiple Hugos and Nebulas. She and her husband, Damon Knight, helped found the Milford and Clarion writing workshops. She lived in Eugene, Oregon.
An appreciation of Ms. Wilhelm, written in 2001 by editor ...Read More →
Congratulations to Guillermo del Toro and the entire cast and crew of the fantasy film “The Shape of Water” for winning four Academy Awards last night, including Best Picture!
And a special thank you to Mr. del Toro for using his moment in the spotlight to promote fantasy as a film genre!Read More →
The interview from episode #294 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available online at the Fast Forward YouTube Channel!
In this interview, award winning author Tim Powers talks about his approach to research and storyline for his novels of secret histories and the supernatural, and reveals the inspiration for some of the elements in his book, Medusa’s Web.
He also discusses his early childhood in Buffalo, NY, the creation of the character William Ashbless, and his long friendship ...Read More →
The list of finalists for the Nebula Awards has been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the 2018 SFWA Nebula Conference, to be held May 17 – 20, 2018. For the complete list of finalists, go to the Nebula Awards web page and select 2017 Nominees – nebulas.sfwa.org/2017-nebula-award-finalists-announced
Congratulations to all of the finalists!Read More →
Join us for a quarterly lecture series beginning on February 22. The Museum of Science Fiction, K&L Gates, and the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation will present a four-part lecture series in Washington, DC focusing on present day and near future developments. The 2018 quarterly series will present four areas ...Read More →