Sci-Fi

Recommendations from the Beyond

Startling Sci-Fi may be a fantastic must-read collection of literary science fiction. But why stop there? Casey Ellis has put together list of some of his favorite works in the literary sci-fi genre. Check out his top choices in this post.

Recommendations from the Beyond

Startling Sci-Fi may be a fantastic must-read collection of literary science fiction. But why stop there? Casey Ellis has put together list of some of his favorite works in the literary sci-fi genre. Check out his top choices in this post.

#StartlingSciFi Memes

Step Back into the Beyond! Revisit all 13 Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond stories through our Meme Gallery.

#StartlingSciFi Memes

Step Back into the Beyond! Revisit all 13 Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond stories through our Meme Gallery.

Artist Spotlight: Stefanie Masciandaro

Stefanie Masciandaro is a New York-based artist with a love of all things fuzzy and sugary, not at the same time though. Sometimes she likes to pretend she looks like an old Renaissance painting. You know, those Italian ones with

Artist Spotlight: Stefanie Masciandaro

Stefanie Masciandaro is a New York-based artist with a love of all things fuzzy and sugary, not at the same time though. Sometimes she likes to pretend she looks like an old Renaissance painting. You know, those Italian ones with

Author Spotlight: Strange Science

These authors all wrote stories that make use of hypothetical new developments in science, technology, and medicine. Each story looks at the engagement between people and the things they create, or try to create.

Author Spotlight: Strange Science

These authors all wrote stories that make use of hypothetical new developments in science, technology, and medicine. Each story looks at the engagement between people and the things they create, or try to create.

Author Spotlight: Life in the Great Beyond

Dreaming about life on other planets has long obsessed the human imagination, particularly those of our authors, and it goes right to the heart of science fiction. While these stories are all about aliens, their similarities end there.

Author Spotlight: Life in the Great Beyond

Dreaming about life on other planets has long obsessed the human imagination, particularly those of our authors, and it goes right to the heart of science fiction. While these stories are all about aliens, their similarities end there.

Author Spotlight: Thinking about the Future

No one knows what tomorrow will bring, but science fiction’s job is to take a shot at figuring it out. In these stories, our authors do just that: they give you a glimpse of what might be coming down the road. Whether you laugh hysterically, run away in fear, or scratch your head in confusion is up to you.

Author Spotlight: Thinking about the Future

No one knows what tomorrow will bring, but science fiction’s job is to take a shot at figuring it out. In these stories, our authors do just that: they give you a glimpse of what might be coming down the road. Whether you laugh hysterically, run away in fear, or scratch your head in confusion is up to you.

This is #StartlingSciFi

All of the stories in this book are unambiguously science fiction. When this project began, that was one of the few non-negotiable attributes that we demanded of submissions. It was vital because one of the goals of this anthology is to clear some of the air around the genre.

This is #StartlingSciFi

All of the stories in this book are unambiguously science fiction. When this project began, that was one of the few non-negotiable attributes that we demanded of submissions. It was vital because one of the goals of this anthology is to clear some of the air around the genre.

Editor Spotlight: Casey Ellis

Readers may recall Casey Ellis as the line editor for both Southern Gothic: New Tales of the South and Behind the Yellow Wallpaper: New Tales of Madness, and also from his story “The Creature from the Lake” in Salon Style:

Editor Spotlight: Casey Ellis

Readers may recall Casey Ellis as the line editor for both Southern Gothic: New Tales of the South and Behind the Yellow Wallpaper: New Tales of Madness, and also from his story “The Creature from the Lake” in Salon Style:

Startling Sci-Fi: Literature, Genre Fiction, & Beyond

a panel discussion moderated by Casey Ellis,
editor of Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond, 16 MAY 2015, 3PM at NYPL Jefferson Market Library

Startling Sci-Fi: Literature, Genre Fiction, & Beyond

a panel discussion moderated by Casey Ellis,
editor of Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond, 16 MAY 2015, 3PM at NYPL Jefferson Market Library

Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond

For generations, the science fiction genre and literary fiction have been perceived as irreconcilable. Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond attempts to prove otherwise. These 13 stories are boldly literary while employing unmistakable characteristics of the sci-fi genre.

Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond

For generations, the science fiction genre and literary fiction have been perceived as irreconcilable. Startling Sci-Fi: New Tales of the Beyond attempts to prove otherwise. These 13 stories are boldly literary while employing unmistakable characteristics of the sci-fi genre.