Five questions with Rachel Heng

Five questions with Rachel Heng

My favourite part of science fiction is the philosophical quandary at the root. After all, science fiction simply asks ‘What if?’ In Rachel Heng’s new novel from Hodder,┬áSuicide Club, she asks ‘What if we actually achieved immortality?’...
Gender parity in publisher PR

Gender parity in publisher PR

Women write genre books. Publishers publish those books. Readers read those books. So why are women still underrepresented in the adult SFF market? Why do they not feature on more recommended lists? Why does the community not discuss their books with as great a...
The 2017 speculative fiction prospectus

The 2017 speculative fiction prospectus

It is the holiday season and everyone is thinking about presents. Don’t lie, you know you are. You’ve been making a list (even if only in your head) of presents you’d like to receive and trying to work out what your loved ones would like. So, in the...
Interview with Becky Chambers

Interview with Becky Chambers

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet has been one of my favourite reads this year. If you enjoy science fiction and haven’t made time to read it yet… what are you waiting for? If you want to read my full (spoiler free) review, head over to Pop Verse....