Interviewed by BoingBoing's readers, New Wave legend Michael Moorcock says he's disconnected from science fiction that gets too abstract: "I'm not entirely sure about transhumanist fiction. It holds no attractions for me. Assuming I really know what it is. I've only really ever been interested in 'humanist' fiction.…
This year's Philip K. Dick Award goes to Adam-Troy Castro's detective story Emissaries From The Dead and David Walton's Terminal Mind. And meanwhile, Ken McLeod's intricate murder mystery The Night Sessions won the BSFA Award.
Should science fiction make more of an effort to keep up-to-date with science fact? As part of the UK's National Science and Engineering Week, that's the question that the BBC asked four well-known SF authors.