Looking Back at SF History

StarShipSofa No 431 Martin L. Shoemaker and Mika Mckinnon

Interview: Mika Mckinnon Fact: Looking Back At Genre History by Amy H. Sturgis   Main Fiction: “Pallbearers” by Martin L. Shoemaker Originally published in Galaxy’s Edge Martin L. Shoemaker is a programmer who writes on the side… or maybe it’s the other way around. Programming pays the bills, but a second place story in the […]

StarShipSofa 377 David D Levine

Coming Up… Octagon Technology Fact: Looking Back At Genre History by Amy H Sturgis Main Fiction: “Mammals” by David D. Levine Originally published at Analog Magazine David D. Levine is the author of over fifty published science fiction and fantasy stories. His work has appeared in markets including Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, and Realms of Fantasy […]

StarShipSofa No 359 Dennis M. Lane

Coming up… SofaCON 2   Fact: Looking Back At Genre History by Amy H. Sturgis Main fiction: “A Long ‘Til Spring” by Dennis M. Lane (Narrated by the author) It had been a long day of walking through the auburn jungle for Billy Bob and the other young ‘uns.   Dennis M. Lane is a […]

StarShipSofa No 353 Kathryn Cramer

Coming up… Two shorts about love and loss by Kathryn Cramer Short fiction 1: “Disextinction, Inc.” by Kathryn Cramer 01:00 “For his biology project, Jason decided to resurrect the passenger pigeon.”   Kathryn Cramer lives in Westport, NY. She is an editor of the Hieroglyph project, inspired by Neal Stephenson and sponsored by the Center for Science and the […]

StarShipSofa No 349 Alex Jablokov

Coming up… Cover Art by Yohann Schepacz Yohann Schepacz is a french concept artist in such sectors as video games, film, and traditional print media. A consummate consumer of the unknown and unknowable, his detailed paintings leave the viewer with a longing for the worlds that exist just, tantalizingly, beyond the confines of the screen. […]

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