2016 Hugo Award Winners Announced

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The 2016 World Science Fiction convention was held in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend during MidAmeriCon II, and was highlighted by the announcement of the winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards.  The Hugo Awards are one of the most prestigious awards for fantasy, speculative and science fiction works, and winning a Hugo is quite the [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Tangible Authors

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I am an extremely lucky person.  At times when I am feeling particularly magnanimous, I would even say that I am blessed. I live in an existence where I am surrounded by books.  I own books, I can download books electronically, I have a library nearby where I can not only check out books but [….]

2014 World Fantasy Award Nominees and Life Achievement Award Winners

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Congratulations to Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro who’ve just been announced as Life Achievement winners by the World Fantasy organization. We wanted to give a special shout out to our friend, editor Ellen Datlow who has been so supportive and encouraging to us here at LitStack. This is a well, well deserved honor! Don’t [….]

Top Five Short Story Collections To Read During National Short Story Month

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It’s a brand new month and time again for National Short Story Month. Last year, we featured lots a great shorts for you LitStackers to peruse during the month and this time around, we’re recommending a few collections that are near and dear to our hearts.  Check out our “top five” collections and be sure [….]

LitChat Interview: Editor, Ellen Datlow

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Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for almost thirty years. She was fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and SCIFICTION and has edited more than fifty anthologies, including the horror half of the long-running The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. Ellen is currently tied with frequent co-editor [….]

Gaiman Celebrates National Poetry Month With An Original Piece

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New York Times bestselling author and darling of the spec fic crowd (and the world), Neil Gaiman, wrote an original poem in celebration of National Poetry Month. Published on Tor.com, Gaiman’s “House” is accompanied with an illustration by Allen Williams. The poem was acquired for Tor.com by consulting editor Ellen Datlow.   “House” Sometimes I [….]