The image is from Elle Magazine’s Spring Summer 22 fashion roundup.
NASA has created a sonification of the sound emanating from a black hole.
The annual Bulwer-Lytton contest, to celebrate intentionally bad prose, announced its winners this week. Speculative fiction is well represented in the contest, as always… and so is everything else.
S.L. Huang’s article in Tor.com, tracing the history and legacy of the conventional SFF writers workshop, is thoughtful. For me it brought up a lot of bad workshop memories.
Three Thousand Years of Longing? Has everyone but me heard of this? It looks good!
Dinosaur Comics discusses Anne of Green Gables. (Thanks to File770.)
Ghost shows, anyone? Apparently, they were a big deal in the early days of the 20th century.
John Crowley reviews the Danish literary SF novel, The Employees, by Olga Ravn, translated by Martin Aitken.
Changes at Barnes and Noble have writers concerned. It sounds like readers should be too. Book Riot discusses this issue.
I’m linking to the Goodreads page of Aurora-Award winner Premee Mohamad’s novella, The Annual Migration of Clouds, because I want to take a minute to remind people this excellent story is out there. It’s original, complex, beautifully written, with layered characters facing real problems. There’s suspense and action—and it’s 168 pages long. It might be perfect for your book group. I’m just saying.
I didn’t follow this one, and probably should have. To correct my shortcoming, I’m giving you all a link that follows the court case about Penguin Random House trying to acquire Simon and Schuster.
And we’ll end with Honest Trailers’s take on Jurassic World: Dominion. At the end, click on the thumbnail to hear that “honest theme song.”