Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, and Fantasy Resources
1st Global Conference Artificial Intelligence: Exploring Critical Issues was in October 20-22, 2003, Vienna, Austria; this link details the project.
About SF is a resource center for speculative literature, science fiction, and education. We're here to help educators, researchers, and fans learn more about speculative literature.
Albedo One, Ireland's only SF magazine.
Alpha Ralpha Boulevard - This site is for science fiction, fantasy and horror author information and contains over 500 bibliographies, biographies and links.
Alternate Reality Writer's Zone -- An online community for writers and readers of Speculative Fiction: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Historical, Horror, Supernatural, cross genre
An Illustrated Speculative Timeline of Future Technology and Social Change
Analog Science Fiction and Fact.
Atomic Rockets: So You Wanna Build A Rocket? This site was mainly intended for science fiction authors who wanted a little scientific accuracy. But anybody who is interested can play with the toys contained within, designing their own Planet Rangers Rocketships. It is assumed that the reader has enough knowledge to know the difference between a star and a planet, and enough skill to use a pocket calculator. Computer spreadsheet and computer programming skills are a plus, spreadsheets in particular will make your life much easier.
AwardWeb Science Fiction award news.
Best SF. Best-SF.com connects you with the sellers and sources for science fiction books, works by leading sci-fi authors, and science fiction movies.
Black Hole -Response Time Tracker. Find out how long it takes for sf magazines to respond to submissions. When writers submit a manuscript to an editor, they often feel like they've launched it toward a black hole.
Black Hole: These pages are an attempt to locate verifiable response time data as well as "horror stories" for markets that have kept (or are keeping) manuscripts far longer than one might consider reasonable.
Bookview, the review site of Kansan William Tienken.
BrambleStory.com, a very cool Web site for writers - collaborate on, post, and critique stories, plus much more.
Brian W. Aldiss
Brian Dana Akers' Learn to Write Web page, with many links to writing resources.
Broad Universe, an international organization with the goal of promoting SF/F/H written by women.
Bud Foote SF Collection includes first-edition scientific romances and utopias from the late 19th Century and most of the major SF novels of the 20th Century. Special features include first editions of David Brin’s major works (both in English and in translation) and a complete run of the Ballantine Fantasy Series.
Campbell Conference, put on by the University of Kansas Center for the Study of Science Fiction; yearly at KU.
Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas.
Center for UFO Studies
Chronological Bibliography of J.R.R. Tolkien - Åke Bertenstam
Christian Science Fiction Blogspot
Cinefax. Visual effects.
Compton Crook/Stephen Tall award is given for the best first book of the year in the SF/Fantasy/Horror genres, and has been awarded by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society since 1983.
CSSF Educational Program.
Curriculum section of the SF Museum website, soon to offer SF curriculum for teachers.
Cyberspace Spinner Archive of Science Fiction
Dark Side of the Net - Carrie Carolin
Definitions of Science Fiction
Del Rey Books
Design a Martian. NASA page for kids and teachers.
DNA Publications (Absolute Magnitude, Dreams of Decadence, Weird Tales, Fantastic Stories, Science Fiction Chronicle, and Mythic Delirium magazines).
Don Davis "High Frontier" Artshow, a really detailed set of designs and drawings of an orbiting space colony.
Dragon Page Radio Talk Show is heard on a variety of broadcast stations as well as worldwide via the internet. Composed of a dedicated audience of writers, readers and fans of science fiction and fantasy, the Dragon Page primarily focuses on the literary aspects of fantasy and science fiction. They are always on the lookout for great authors, both new and established, to feature on the show! (note: the review page on this site does not currently meet our link guidelines, and this site has a link in spite of that section rather than because of it.)
Ellen Datlow's online SF magazines (long list that she regularly updates).
Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Updates
Everything I Know About Science I Learned From Science Fiction! - Thinkquest
Fandata "Fandom Directory (Online Edition) - Your on-line link to Fandom around the world! Science Fiction, Star Trek, Comics, Trading Cards, Gaming and More! Point and click access to thousands of fan, collector, dealer, store, publisher, club and convention email addresses and web sites. Listings are FREE!"
Fandom Directory, a great source for all things SF-fannish.
Fantasy & Science Fiction - 42eXplore
Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine
Feminist Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Utopia. An extensive and fairly current site that has sections on “Bibliographies and Reviews,” “Research, Criticism and Teaching,” and other resources concerning the “Feminist SF Community.” Some topics included are Amazon societies, feminist dystopias, sex war, feminist cyberpunk, and alternative HerStory.
First Fandom: Anyone who has engaged in correspondence, collecting, conventions, fanzine publishing or reading, writing or participated in a science fiction club for at least 30 years may be eligible for Associate Membership.
Galactic Central (Author Bibliographies and Magazine Indexes
GLBT Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: A Web Directory. This site links to online resources on published science fiction and fantasy literature (known collectively as speculative fiction) with themes related to gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered people. Some horror fiction sites are also included.
Google's extensive list of science fiction sites.
Hall of UFO Mysteries - Museum of Unnatural Mystery
Ik Wil Het Startpagina: Science Fiction, a portal site in Holland with a thorough collection of SF links [Note: The site is in Dutch, but the links are self-explanatory].
In Godzilla's Footsteps: Japan's Pop Culture Icons on the Global Stage, conference on the king of monsters! The official conference ran from October 28-30, 2004, at Lawrence, KS, but the presentations began September 16. Visit the website for more information.
Infinite Matrix magazine.
Infinitee Designs offers a link farm geared toward art and illustration in SF/F.
Infinity Plus: the SF & fantasy archive.
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, March 15-19, 2006, Wyndham Fort Lauderdale (FL) Airport Hotel,
Internet Book List
Internet Review of Science Fiction, a great site full of essays and reviews.
Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB) -- Exhaustive listing of short fiction and novels from throughout the history of the field. If an item is missing from the list, visitors can add publishing information to the database.
Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List, a list compiled using reader voting.
Isaac Asimov Encyclopedia Galactica
Isaac Asimov Home Page
Isaac Asimov: one of the greatest science fiction writers of the twentieth-century.
James Gunn Essay on Teaching Science Fiction.
James Tiptree Award is given to the work of science fiction or fantasy published in one year which best explores or expands gender roles.
Jeffrey A. Carver's SF links page, which includes SF resources and information about his novels.
John W. Campbell Best New Writer Award Eligible Author Web Site has two purposes: to give Science Fiction and Fantasy fans who are interested in voting for the Campbell award the information they need to choose their candidate for best new writer, and to provide a site for new writers to showcase themselves.
Klingon Language Institute
Jules Verne: the originator of modern science fiction
JVJ's SF Links - Writing SF, market guidelines, and manuscript preparation.
LabLit.com - "The culture of science in fiction & fact." Great stuff!
List of SF-Teaching Sites.
Literary Award Database is a collection listing numerous awards, their nominees, and the winners.
Locus Links to Major and Small-Press SF Publishers
Locus Online, website of Locus magazine. SF news, reviews, and resources.
"Lost Race" Guide
Lots of Science Fiction Timelines - AlternaTime
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
Major Science Fiction Magazines
Major Science Fiction Review Magazines and Related Links
More SF-Teaching Resources.
New York Review of Science Fiction.
Northwest Science Fiction Association
Octavia Butler: Voices from the Gap
Patriot Resource - Otherworld.
Paul Brian's Course Materials for the Study of Science Fiction.
Paula Fleming's "Imagination's Edge" column
Philip Jose Farmer
Planet X magazine. A sci-fi/pop culture escape from a world gone mad.
Prehistoric Fiction Bibliography
Radebaugh: The Future We Were Promised, a funky and cool SFnal artshow, retro-1950's futurism.
Reading for the Future Literacy Campaign.
Reality Break ebooks
Relay Station Links to the Science Fiction Technical Overview, a listing of the types of technologies used in Science Fiction.
Robert A. Heinlein Centennial Convention, July 6-8, 2007, in Kansas City. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Heinlein's birth.
Robert J. Sawyer's web site -- chapter samples, how-to-write tips, and the author's favorite Science Fiction Links
Roberto Quaglia's Science Fiction Resources
Russian Science Fiction & Fantasy Web site, the largest and the most rapidly growing Russian SF-related Web site on the Internet.
Russian Science Fiction and Fantasy
Samuel R. Delany
Science Fiction and Fantasy Bibliographies
Science Fiction and Fantasy Market Reports
Science Fiction and Fantasy Search Engine
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Science Fiction Authors - FantaFiction
Science Fiction Chronicle, website of SF Chronicle magazine. SF news, reviews, and resources.
Science Fiction in Film and Television
Science Fiction Reading List for Kids.
Science Fiction Research Association, SFRA's Web site.
Science Fiction Research Association's annual conference, June 23–26, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Science Fiction Studies
Science Fiction Timeline
Science Fiction Weekly
Science Fiction Writers of America, SFWA's official Web site.
Science News for Kids.
Science of James Bond - BBC
Sci-Fi Channel, website of the cable television channel dedicated to SF.
SciFi Lovers - We are committed to providing information of interest to fans of the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and related genres.
Scifi World - The Scifi World, exclusive interviews, images, wallpapers, avatars, smilies, music, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, battlestar Galactica, Star Wars, babylon 5, Star Trek, Lexx, ...
SciFiWire - A news service of the Sci Fi Channel
SF Authors - Thinkquest
SF Canada - Canadian resources.
SF Conferences and Conventions
SF Site convention listing.
SF Teaching and Scholarly Resources
SF Timeline - Magic Dragon Multimedia
SF Writer Resources
SFRevu, a monthly fan/webzine which features reviews of books, films, and other media, interviews with top authors and notable newcomers, and columns with the latest releases in books, DVDs, comics, and upcoming films. SFRevu covers SF/F from around the world.
Solaris, a Japanese science fiction magazine.
Spaceflight NOW, "The leading source for online space news."
Spacer Com has a twice daily update of the latest commercial space news along with a growing report on planetary science news.
SpecFicWorld.com -- A free online resource guide for science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers.
Speculations. For writers who want to be read.
Speculative Fiction and Future Politics
Speculative Fiction Resources
Speculative Literature Foundation, which "promotes literary quality in speculative fiction by encouraging promising new writers, assisting established writers, facilitating the work of quality magazines and small presses in the genre, and developing a greater public appreciation of speculative fiction."
Speculative Vision - Science Fiction and Fantasy Brought Into Focus: art gallery, interactive Sci-fi and Fantasy stories, discussion boards, searchable SFF directory, writing resources, game arcade, much more.
Spicy Green Iguana offers links to 125 speculative fiction magazines; a good resource.
SSF Basic Science Fiction Library.
Star Trek WWW "Internet's most comprehensive Star Trek resources collection."
Steven Silver's SF Web Site
Swan - Online Newsmagazine for Discussion of Fantastic Fiction.
Tales of Future Past, a great source for SF history and images.
Tangent Online, reviews of short and long SF.
Technovelgy.com "-where science meets fiction." A searchable database of science fiction inventions.
Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal. Pal was responsible for such landmark films as "The War of the Worlds", "The Time Machine" and "When Worlds Collide". He revolutionized stop motion animation with his "Puppetoons". The site also has some very interesting history and little know facts about Pal and his astounding body of work.
Time Travel - PBS
Tolkien Timeline - Darryl Friesen
Tolkien Trail - Benjamin Milder
Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide
Uncle Orson's Writing Class
UC Berkeley Film Studies Science Fiction Resources
University of Michigan Fantasy and Science Fiction Pages.
Uchronia Alternative History List
Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula K. Le Guin's Homepage
Utopiales Festival International Science Fiction Festival, Nantes, France, November 4-7, 2004, marked the beginning of the Jules Verne death Centennial year’s celebrations.
Vernor Vinge: The Singularity
The Virginia Tech Speculative Fiction Project
Vulcan Academy Linguistics Dept.
Webs of Wonder.
Zvi Har’El’s Jules Verne Collection
Physics, Chaos, Etc.
University Programs and Degrees in Science Fiction
University of Glamorgan BSc (Hons) in Science and Science Fiction
University of Kansas Center for the Study of Science Fiction
University of Liverpool M.A. in Science Fiction Studies
Scholarly Journals and Newsletters
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
New York Review of Science Fiction
Science Fiction: A Review of Speculative Literature
Science Fiction Research Association
The Society for Utopian Studies
Google links to World Building sites
Creating a Believable World
World Building and Star System Building Links
On Creating an Earthlike Planet
Language Construction Kit
An Impatient Writer's Guide to World Building
World Builders course site