The best world-building is participatory, a collaboration between artist and audience. Artist Julie Buffalohead creates narrative images layered with personal meaning, both playful and serious. At the same time, she invites the viewer in, leaving of room for the mysterious.
Image: Julie Buffalohead (Ponca), A Little Medicine and Magic, 2018. Oil on canvas; 52 x 72 in. Courtesy of Julie Buffalohead and Bockley Gallery. Image courtesy of Julie Buffalohead and Bockley Gallery
The holidays are here again. The days are short and the nights are long. Best stock up on stories that will see you through the long dark.
The Unbound writers attended Denver’s 50th annual SF/F fan and writer convention: MileHiCon.
Our editors share their thoughts on Lit Fest 2018 in Denver.
Tremble before the Cyclopean obscenity of our Valentine's Day recommendations!
Here at Fiction Unbound, we're ready for 2018. Are you? Here are our literary New Year's resolutions and a look back at our personal moments and favorite books of 2017.
The Unbound Writers picked their favorites to recommend books that will see you and your friends and families through the holiday season and beyond.
Fiction Unbound's 2017 summer reading recommendations. Look no further for great speculative fiction to dive into this summer.
Need some book recommendations for Valentine's Day? Well, frak, don't ask us.
Ah, summer! It stretches out before us with plenty of lazy afternoons to get lost in a book. But what to read? We have a few suggestions.
Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle and Charles Lambert's The Children's Home both want to know, "Are you my mummy?" (and if you're not, then please tell me where you've stashed her and DON'T mention poison).
The Unbound Writers read a lot of speculative fiction, but listening to it sometimes adds another layer of satisfaction. Here are some of our faves.
The holidays are all about magic and miracles in the midst of a cold dark night. What better way to while away the evenings than with a book that leads you into dreams of other worlds? Books are the perfect gift. The writers here at Fiction Unbound have suggestions for every speculative fan on your list.
Looking for a great summer read? The Unbound Writers have you covered. (Photo by EM Gonzalez.)
Many people have read Witi Ihimaera's book, Whale Rider, or seen the movie adaptation of the same name. Paikea’s whale riding legend informs the story throughout as the original whale rider. But there is more to the tale than just Paikea riding a whale.
In honor of speculative-fiction venerable Jules Verne, born this day in 1828, here are three stories of submarine adventures from long, long before the Nautilus.