Originally published in the January 1951 issue of Fantastic Novels Magazine (on pages 118, 119, and 120) The Last War by Stanton A. Coblentz is a public domain poem that has never been reprinted.
Russian/American scientist and author, Isaac Asimov, once wrote: Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction, its essence, has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Neal Stephenson delivers a talk on Science Fiction as a Genre at Gresham College. Four professors discuss the origins of science fiction, its overlap with other genres and its developments over more than a century.
How the amazing Ray Bradbury changed science fiction, literature, and the world.
Sam Weller, professor of fiction writing at Columbia College in Chicago. He’s the co-editor of the upcoming anthology Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury.
Gary Wolfe, award-winning science fiction editor, critic, and biographer. Professor of humanities at Roosevelt University.