Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 4: PORTLAND!

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The Seattle area is host to so many amazing science fiction and fantasy authors, but Portland is, too. Here are some authors that hail from the Portland area aka PDX aka Portlandia aka Timbers territory: Continue reading “Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 4: PORTLAND!”

Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Writers Part 3: More Influential Writers

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Just like last time, here are more influential Northwest science fiction and fantasy writers who have set and raised the bar for other writers to follow. Continue reading “Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Writers Part 3: More Influential Writers”

Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 2: Influential Writers

The Northwest boasts a stunning array of influential writers–those names that are invoked again and again as inspirations in new writers’ work, those that blazed trails that others have look at in awe and tried to follow. Here are just a few of the authors the Northwest can claim as stellar examples in the firmament.

Greg Bear is a Seattle area hard science fiction author who has been publishing steadily since the 1960s. His work often explores evolutionary science and technology. Try Darwin’s Radio or Blood Music. Continue reading “Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 2: Influential Writers”

Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 1: Rising Stars

The Northwest doesn’t just have the best coffee and the greenest trees, we also seem to be a breeding ground for science fiction and fantasy authors. In addition to our plethora of local litfic and narrative nonfiction authors, genre authors are here in great numbers.

This is bound to be the beginning of a long series of posts since there are SO MANY!

In this first post I am featuring some of the rising stars in the Seattle area–writers that are just starting out or are early in their careers. Continue reading “Science Fiction Fridays: NW SF & Fantasy Authors Part 1: Rising Stars”