2015 Nebula Award Winners Announced

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the winners of the 2015 Nebula Awards in a50th anniversary ceremony held in Chicago over the weekend, hosted by comedian John Hodgman.  Also announced were the awards for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – To Be a Rising Ape

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I’d rather be a rising ape than a falling angel. ~ Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett died on Thursday.  A man who was a prolific writer, a creator of one of the most well realized fantasy worlds in our collective consciousness, a satirist who wrote not only with humor and intelligence, but also, apparently, with anger; [….]

Terry Pratchett Reveals He Will Hand Off Discworld to His Daughter

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From Stubby at Tor:  Fantasy fans have been quite nervous since 2007, when Sir Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Pratchett is still active as ever, of course, but the question stood for some time—who will handle his beloved Discworld series when he’s no longer able to write them? Will this be the last of [….]

Literary Pin-Up Calendar from The Tinker’s Pack

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For The Tinker’s Pack 2013 calendar, the not-for-profit organization founded by Patrick Rothfuss, has teamed up with some of the best authors in the fantasy genre: Peter S. Beagle, Ray Bradbury, Patricia Briggs, Jim Butcher, Jacqueline Carey, Neil Gaiman, Charlaine Harris, Robin Hobb, N.K. Jemisin, George R. R. Martin, Terry Pratchett, and Patrick Rothfuss. The [….]

Goodread’s Choice Awards 2012

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As the year approaches an end, readers, and Goodreads members, are now given the opportunity to vote on their favorite books of 2012. “Choose the best books of the year with three rounds of voting. The Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards decided by readers.” The following are a few of our [….]

Cool Literary Tattoos Part 2

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At LitStack, we’re no strangers to tattoos. We’ve discussed them before, but there seems to be an ever- increasing influx of word nerds who enjoy professing their love of literature on their skin. The following comes from Retreat by Random House. These are pretty cool and diverse, something that’s hard to achieve when it comes [….]