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Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author.
Alfred Bester (December 18, 1913 – September 30, 1987) was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books.
Allison & Busby (A & B) is a publishing house based in London established by Clive Allison and Margaret Busby in 1967.
Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
Cholesterol (from the Ancient Greek chole- (bile) and stereos (solid), followed by the chemical suffix -ol for an alcohol) is an organic molecule.
Colin Greenland (born 17 May 1954 in Dover, Kent, England) is a British science fiction writer, whose first story won the second prize in a 1982 Faber & Faber competition.
David Rowland Langford (born 10 April 1953) is a British author, editor and critic, largely active within the science fiction field.
David Pringle (born 1 March 1950) is a Scottish science fiction editor.
DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, is a private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students.
Elizabeth Hand (born March 29, 1957) is an American writer.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Fantasy literature is literature set in an imaginary universe, often but not always without any locations, events, or people from the real world.
Gordon Rupert Dickson (November 1, 1923 – January 31, 2001) was a Canadian-American science fiction writer.
Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.
The Hugo Awards are a set of literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.
The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.
Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives.
Interzone is a British fantasy and science fiction magazine.
"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll about the killing of a creature named "the Jabberwock".
John Grant (born 22 November 1949) is a Scottish writer and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.
King Kong is a 1933 American NR pre-Code monster adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.
King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film co-written, produced, and directed by Peter Jackson.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer.
Liverpool University Press, founded in 1899, is the third oldest university press in England after Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press.
Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Malcolm John Edwards (born 3 December 1949) is a British editor and critic in the science fiction field.
A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.
Naked Lunch (sometimes The Naked Lunch) is a novel by American writer William S. Burroughs, originally published in 1959.
New Worlds was a British science fiction magazine that began in 1936 as a fanzine called Novae Terrae.
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.
Omni was a science and science fiction magazine published in the US and the UK.
Pamela Zoline or Pamela Lifton-Zoline (born in Chicago in 1941) is a writer and painter living in the United States in Telluride, Colorado.
Paul Di Filippo (born October 29, 1954 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is an American science fiction writer.
In linguistics, periphrasis is the usage of multiple separate words to carry the meaning of prefixes, suffixes or verbs, among other things, where either would be possible.
Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Peter Douglas Nicholls (8 March 1939 – 6 March 2018) was an Australian literary scholar and critic.
The Pilgrim Award is presented by the Science Fiction Research Association for Lifetime Achievement in the field of science fiction scholarship.
A polemic is contentious rhetoric that is intended to support a specific position by aggressive claims and undermining of the opposing position.
Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and is often (though not exclusively) defined as a style or a trend which emerged in the post–World War II era.
Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (November 7, 1914March 18, 2002) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer known for his original use of language, metaphor, and narrative structure, as well as for his etymological wit.
The revenge tragedy, or revenge play, is a dramatic genre in which the protagonist seeks revenge for an imagined or actual injury.
Roz Kaveney (born 9 July 1949) is a British writer, critic, and poet, best known for her critical works about pop culture and for being a core member of the Midnight Rose collective.
Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA), founded in 1970, is the oldest, non-profit professional organization committed to encouraging, facilitating, and rewarding the study of science fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media.
Science Fiction Studies (SFS) is an academic journal founded in 1973 by R. D. Mullen.
A sense of wonder is an intellectual and emotional state frequently invoked in discussions of science fiction.
SF Site is a science fiction online magazine edited by Rodger Turner.
Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking.
Speculative fiction is an umbrella genre encompassing narrative fiction with supernatural and/or futuristic elements.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.
Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a 1997 reference work concerning fantasy fiction, edited by John Clute and John Grant.
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.
The New York Review of Science Fiction is a monthly literary magazine of science fiction that was established in 1988.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Tribune was a democratic socialist fortnightly magazine, founded in 1937 and published in London.
TriQuarterly is an American literary magazine published twice a year at Northwestern University that features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, literary essays, reviews, a blog, and graphic art.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
William Seward Burroughs II (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American writer and visual artist.
The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Loncon 3, was held 14-18 August 2014 at ExCeL London in London, England.