Many of this year's nominees highlight environmental degradation and liberation struggles.
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We spoke to Nicole Perlman about what she recommends reading, watching, and listening to.
Can science fiction help American viewers to empathize with occupied peoples?
In the fictional universe of Altered Carbon, the wealthiest humans have transcended race. Oddly, most of them are still white.
In her latest series, Seanan McGuire foregrounds young children who have just returned from magical worlds—and happen to be predominantly girls.
Jim Hines, who went viral for making gender-swapped book covers, explains how he raises social awareness with his sci-fi.
Over the past five years, Vladimir Putin’s presidential aide has been publishing fiction under an alias. Desperate for answers, commentators are trying hard to find some meaning in all of the madness.
When Prometheus director Ridley Scott wanted help conceiving his imaginary space creatures, he called one of NASA’s real-life ET-hunters.