Cover of Marvel's WastelandersIt will be a very short column this week.

At Lit Hub, Joe R. Lansdale thinks back about the Hap and Leonard series and how Leonard came into being. He updates the column with memories of Michael K. Williams, who played Leonard in the series.

Maria Dahvana Headley’s translation of Beowulf took the Harold Morton Landon translation award.

FIYAHCon 2021 has made some of its panels available at no cost. (Thanks to File770.)

Logan, aka Wolverine, comes out of retirement yet again in a new series of stories. I’m “ho-hum” about it except for that artwork!

In case you somehow missed the Foundation trailer, enjoy the featurette.

This article has a few more tidbits.

In antiquarian books, it’s not unusual to find old parchments glued into old books, but this discovery in Bristol two years ago introduced a new story about Arthur and Merlin.

Hey, I warned you it would be short.


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    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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