Science Fiction to Look for December 2020

Enjoy these new releases as you put 2020 in the rear view mirror


This week Steve reviews the November-December issue of F&SF. It's also the second-to-last issue that will be edited by C.C. Finlay, who wants to return to writing. It's a fine issue to end the year on!

“Perseidas”, nueva ciencia ficción ecuatoriana

Introducing a new anthology of Ecuadorian SF

Anime roundup 11/26/2020: Body Count

In this week's viewing: Jujutsu Kaisen gets another murderous villain started up, Higurashi has another bloody end to an arc, Akudama Drive really piles them up, and more!

Noticias Literatura 25-11

Video of the talk on Domingo Santos, with Paco Arellano and Alberto Avila; Annual Programming Contest of "Programamos" will be dedicated to "Asimov and science fiction"; contest details inside.

And Shall Machines Surrender by Benjanun Sriduangkaew: Book Review

A review of a new release by a controversial author.

Sector General’s Spirit Endures: Machine by Elizabeth Bear

When the Core General ambulance ship, I Race To Seek the Living, arrives at the centuries-old STL colony ship Big Rock Candy Mountain, they find the crew of thousands in cryo, weird Tinkertoy bots everywhere, and a golden fembot named Hellen Alloy watching over them.

Novedades de Octubre en Hispanoamérica

New releases in magazines, books, films and more

Anime roundup 11/19/2020: Boxed In

In this week's viewing: Talentless Nana gets trapped by zombies, Jujutsu Kaisen has a lesson on pocket dimensions, and more!

Amazing Histories, Fall 1928: The Fourth Quarter

Science has made hardly a single step that scientifiction has not foretold. And science, in return, has disclosed a million new and startling facts, to serve as wings for the scientifiction author's brain.

Noticias Literatura 18-11

The 2020 Ignotus Awards Winners

The War Of The Worlds Retro Review

The War of the Worlds; a retro-review of the greatest alien invasion story of all time

Blogger Invitado. Cristian Londoño: Valpunk 2127, puro cyberpunk latino

a review of Chilean author Jesús Todeum's Valpunk 2127, a cyber/ray punk adventure

Los zombis, el futuro: sobre “Los murmurantes” de Páez

Santiago Páez, Ecuadorian SF author who is revitalizing the genre

Author L Starfyre Discusses the Inspiration for Her Story in WHAT...

An interview with L. Starfyre, author of "risqué and not for the timid" SF Romances, on inclusion in the What Lies Within anthology

Anime roundup 11/12/2010: Dogma

In this week's viewing: Higurashi introduces its protagonist to a most unusual ritual, Yashahime thinks you can get a little too invested in prayer, and more!

Noticias Literatura 11-11

Domingo Santos Award Finalists, schedule for the award ceremony for the Interac SF Script contest and an article on the first Spanish science fiction magazine

Escritoras fantásticas

A celebration of Writer's Day. with authors Nieves Guijarro Briones, Bibiana García, Kathy Serrano, Kristina Ramos, Sophie Canal, Tania Huerta, Andrea Amosson, Roció Qespi, Eliana Soza, Mirza Patricia Mendoza Cerna, Gabriela A. Arciniegas and Tanya Tynjala

“Profanador de recuerdos”, una novela juvenil de ciencia ficción ecuatoriana

Defiler of Memories (Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito, 2016) by Oliver Vera Barberán is a YA, debut science fiction novel

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Neo-Opsis #31, November 2020.

Neo-Opsis returns, and goes digital

Anime roundup 11/4/2020: Another One Bites the Dust

In this week's viewing: Victims keep lining up for Talentless Nana, Yashahime has a high body count for a show aimed at the younger set, Jujutsu Kaisen makes good on last week's promise, and more!

Noticias Literatura 4-11

Tentacle Pulp #13 released, round table A Tribute to Spanish Author Domingo Santos, and Guiris" by Félix Díaz

Science Fiction to Look for November 2020

Want to or need to ignore the election results? Here are some suggested reads.

As Always on Halloween, we turn to the Master Storyteller, H.G....

It's been 121 years since Wells unleashed the Martian invasion on us, and 81 years since Orson Welles made us take to the streets in panic.

GLITZA, nuestro Interestelar.

Interstellar anticipated 40 years previously by Colombian author Antonio Mora Vélez

Noticias Literatura 29-10

An Exhibit of "Fantaterror" Movie posters, featuring Spanish fantasy and horror films

Ventas solidarias en Perú y México.

Requesting assistance for two Latin American artists, hit particularly hard by the pandemic and personal hardships

Anime roundup 10/29/2020: Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t...

In this week's viewing: Talentless Nana and Higurashi illustrate why you really should trust your instincts, and more!

Results of the 31st Galaxy Award Announced

The Chinese Galaxy Award for 2020


The current issue, Sept.-Oct., of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, is reviewed by Steve—and found to be good!