Weekend Links: September 26, 2015

“Deviner” by Morgana Wallace

Check out the gorgeous artwork of Morgana Wallace. You can also follow her on Tumblr.

So, Game of Thrones won the Emmys. There’s a logical explanation for why this happened after what is ob-fucking-jectively the show’s worst season to date, but it still sucks.

Ta-Nehisi Coates will be writing a new Black Panther comic for Marvel.

Did you know that cherished childhood movie memory The Fox and the Hound is also a book? Because I did not. And I’m traumatized without even reading it myself.

Geek Tyrant sums up why we should all be at least a little wary of getting to invested in Minority Report. (Spoiler: because Fox.)

Lightspeed Magazine interviews Ken Liu.

Ventures Africa has a great interview with Nnedi Okorafor, whose new novella, Binti, came out this week.

The Robot’s Voice on 10 Ways Deep Space Nine is the Best Star Trek Series

Bustle has 11 Sci-Fi Books Every Woman Should Read. I was a little surprised that I’ve only read a handful of these. It’s nice to see a list that’s a bit less expected than usual.

At the Mary Sue, “Strong Female Characters Are Rarely Strong and Barely Characters”

Jim C. Hines on “Overrepresentation”

At Book Riot, “Black Speculative Fiction is Protest Work”

At Tor.com, Aliette de Bodard writes “On Colonialism, Evil Empires, and Oppressive Systems”

“Navajos on Mars – Native Sci-Fi Film Futures” at Medium

Brain Pickings – “A State of Wonder: Margaret Atwood on How Technology Shapes Storytelling While Obeying Its Eternal Constants”





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