To wrap up our many January celebrations, we wish Lewis Carroll a happy birthday! He was born this day in 1832. How many of you are Alice in Wonderland fans? Below is the infamous "Jabberwocky" poem. Jabberwocky Art by Salvador Dali BY LEWIS CARROLL ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:All … Continue reading Happy Birthday Lewis Carrol, born on this day in 1832.
By Erin Berger Erin Berger Catches Up With the Author of Dead Astronauts In Jeff VanderMeer’s work, nature is often the stuff of nightmares. In his recent novel Dead Astronauts, he describes a duck with a reptilian, serrated smile, its body sometimes covered with a thin, oozing crust of blood. In one encounter, it feasts on a rodent with a … Continue reading Interview with Jeff Vandermeer, Author of "Dead Astronauts"
Happy 71st Birthday to one helluva creative writer, Haruki Murakami. Haruki is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside of Japan. “Today when I awoke from a nap the faceless man was … Continue reading Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami
Any writing plans for next year? Our goal in 2020 is to grow our writing community and to develop more collaborations.
Paraprosexia is the inability to pay attention to any one thing (a state of constant distraction).
The science fiction book club is hosting a Q and A with Lisa Yaszek about Women of Science Fiction. Yaszek is a professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech. Her research areas include issues of gender, race, and science and technology in science fictionShe wrote “Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction” … Continue reading Science Fiction Q and A with author, Lisa Yaszek
Think you can write over 1,400 works of #drama in your lifetime? This guy Lope De Vega managed to during the 1,500's. Born #OTD in 1562 he was an outstanding dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age, author of as many as 1,800 plays and several hundred shorter dramatic pieces, of which 431 plays and 50 … Continue reading Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama