Paolo Bacigalupi's Tool of War examines questions of biological determinism, free will and the unforeseen consequences of genetic engineering.
Carmen Maria Machado's astonishing short story collection queers reality itself.
The Twilight Pariah, part ghost story, part murder mystery, swings from the craftily conventional to the truly inventive.
Whether reading online or listening to podcasts during your commute, some of the best writing in speculative fiction is debuting in online venues.
Jeff VanderMeer's new novel is a rare science fiction treasure.
In the second book of Sarah Beth Durst's The Queens of Renthia fantasy series, an ordinary woman finds that to save her family she may first have to save the world.
Native American ghost story? Psychological thriller? Portrait of a young mind struggling to cope with unspeakable grief and existential rage? Stephen Graham Jones's haunting novella is all of the above, and more.
Death's End brings Chinese science fiction luminary Cixin Liu's mind-blowing trilogy to its inevitable and spectacular end.
Catherynne M. Valente's salty collection of comic-book women in refrigerators, reviewed.
Fiction Unbound's 2017 summer reading recommendations. Look no further for great speculative fiction to dive into this summer.
Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology pairs perfectly with a visit to “Vikings: Beyond the Legend” at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Lidia Yuknavitch's dystopian fever dream, reviewed.
Fiction Unbound staff close the books for a night of adaptation television with Neil Gaiman's American Gods' premiere on Starz
Fiction Unbound reviews Ann Claycomb's debut novel The Mermaid's Daughter
Think fairies are cute? Not when Sarah Beth Durst gets a hold of them. These woodland sprites have a bite. Only one woman will be able to keep these wild things under control, will it be our hero?
The Seven Autopsies of Nora Hanneman is a haunting collection of surreal turns and beautiful emotional honesty.
It's Lent. What better time to contemplate Catholics in space? Theodore McCombs and CS Peterson discuss The Sparrow, A Canticle for Leibowitz and The Book of Strange, New Things.
"The Expanse" frightens and thrills with a plot as old as literature: an unstoppable monster threatens to kill everyone but is resisted by imperfect heroes.
Unbound Writers Gemma Webster and Jon Horwitz-White pit text against film.
Rogue One shows how the Star Wars prequels (Episodes I-III) could have worked.
Fiction Unbound attended MileHiCon and Unbound Writers Lisa Mahoney and CS Peterson contributed to its fund-raising anthology, “Adventures in Zookeeping".
Fiction Unbound interviews Erika Johansen about the role of religion in a democracy, the rise of powerful women protagonists, and more.
Think cyberpunk is passé? Think again. Nisi Shawl, Paolo Bacigalupi, Saladin Ahmed and others reboot the genre in this collection of tales of humanity's tomorrow.
Star-crossed lovers, interstellar corporations run amok, biological warfare, artificial intelligence with a god complex ... what could possibly go wrong?
Paradoxes and chains of suspicion abound in the second book of Cixin Liu's Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy.
Chaos reigns in the second book of Sabaa Tahir's dystopian fantasy series.
Further appreciation of a century of science fiction from around the world. (Part 2 of 2.)
A century of science fiction stories from around the world, collected in an anthology so expansive our editors need two weeks to fully appreciate it. (Part 1 of 2.)
Authors love to taunt troubled characters with mirrors.
Go big or go home when you're writing about opera.