Harry the Bigfoot stares out of the frame, holding a pink corsage. Night Sky behind him. Image by AlamyPrimary endosymbiosis is rare, but it’s happening right now with an algae and a cyanobacterium, which are merging to form an organelle that can fix nitrogen directly from the air.

Among other events, BaltiCon will feature an SFF-themed short film festival. (Thanks to File 770.)

Fallout has been renewed for another season on Amazon.

Nerds of a Feather interview Cheryl Ntumy about Mothersound, a science-fantasy anthology based on African folklore, and the Sauutiverse collective.

Reactor offers an excerpt of James Logan’s new epic fantasy novel The Silverblood Promise.

This is old news, but I heard it today on CNN. The Voyager spacecraft is still sending a message now and then.

As part of her “Bestiary” column for Reactor, Judith Tarr discusses a Bigfoot movie from the late 1980s—Harry and the Hendersons.

The war in Gaza is reverberating through the literary award community as PEN pauses its annual award process in response to many of the nominated authors.

This is a nice article on the new generation of independent booksellers. Maybe those who were wringing their hands over the demise of the bookstore were premature.

One commenter chosen at random will get a hardcopy of Untethered Sky by Fonda Lee.


  • Marion Deeds

    Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town.

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