RIP Maya Angelou

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Our prayers and thoughts are with the family and friends of Dr. Maya Angelou who passed away at her Winston-Salem home this morning. A poet, dancer, actor and educator, Angelou had been battling health issues and recently canceled an appearance at the 2014 MLB Beacon Award Luncheon on May 30 in Houston […]

RIP: Tom Clancy

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Story Developing: The New York Times and several reliable sources are reporting that author Tom Clancy has passed away in a hospital in Baltimore. Clancy penned the popular Jack Ryan series, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger, among many others. We will update you as more […]

Interview With Frederik Pohl and Elizabeth Anne Hull

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In honor of the memory of SciFi legend Frederik Pohl, we are rerunning the interview our contributor Bryan Camp conducted with Pohl and his wife Elizabeth Anne Hull. Pohl passed away yesterday, September 2. More information on his passing can be found here. This interview was originally published in October […]

Frederick Pohl: November 26, 1919–September 2, 2013

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We are saddened to hear of the passing of legendary writer Frederick Pohl who has maintained a seventy-plus year career, spanning 1937′s  “Elegy to a Dead Planet: Luna,”  to his most recent novel, All the Lives He Led (2011). The news of his passing was reported by his granddaughter, Emily […]

Gore Vidal 1925-2012

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Gore Vidal, the iconoclastic writer, savvy analyst and imperious gadfly on the national conscience, has died. He was 86. Vidal died Tuesday at his home in the Hollywood Hills of complications of pneumonia, said nephew Burr Steers. Vidal was a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels, including historical works such […]