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How to get into China Miéville.

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

How to get into China Miéville. Over at Tor.com, there's an introduction to Miéville's strange and powerful books, including a rundown of which books to try first. Do you agree with their recommendations? Read more...

Primer: A guide to the weird words and worlds of China Miéville

Primer is The A.V. Club’s ongoing series of beginner’s guides to pop culture’s most notable subjects: filmmakers, music styles, literary genres, and whatever else interests us—and hopefully you. This installment: science fiction and fantasy author China Miéville. Show More Summary

New Miéville Fiction

There’s new fiction from China Miéville up at Tor. Miéville’s been a Millions darling for quite some time now, as these two pieces from Bill Morris can attest.

In A New China Miéville Tale, Daredevils Climb The Icebergs Over London

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A brand new story by The City and the City author China Miéville went up at Tor.com yesterday, and it's a wonderfully weird and panoramic tale of nature gone berserk. When massive icebergs appear over London, nobody knows what to do... but some people want to climb them. Read more...

New China Miéville short story

Tor UK will publish a new collection of short stories from award-winning author China Miéville next summer, but editorial director Julie Crisp gives us a taste of things to come! Indeed, you can read "Polynia," an original short fiction piece, for free by clicking on this link.Enjoy! =)

Crowdfunding Interfictions, a journal of the weird, the interstitial, and the uncategorizable

7 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

The Interstitial Arts Foundation has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its journal Interfictions, devoted to "the weird, the interstitial, and the uncategorizable." The campaign features rewards from the likes of China Mieville and...Show More Summary

Video: Uprooted, Walled Out & Cut Off — The Palestine Festival of Literature visits Jerusalem

Authors China Miéville, Gillian Slovo, Tom Warne and Omar el Khairy visited Jerusalem to learn about the Israeli occupation as part of the 2013 Palestine Festival of Literature.

China Miéville: It’s become a cliche to talk about Palestine as a dystopia, but when you see Hebron you know where the cliche is coming from

The 2013 Palestine Festival of Literature took place across historical Palestine, with events in Jerusalem, Gaza, Nablus, Ramallah and Haifa. In this video, one group of the festival's international participants are shown around al Khalil / Hebron, where Israel's apartheid system is at its most explicit.

China Mieville on The Borribles

10 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Tor.com has reprinted China Mieville's inspired introduction to The Borribles, the classic, 1980s urban fantasy young adult trilogy by Michael de Larrabeiti, recently relaunched in the UK.

Prose & Conversation: 'Perdido Street Station' by China Mieville

11 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What happens when Richard Thomas and Leah Rhyne sit down to discuss the China Mieville classic, 'Perdido Street Station'? Read on to find out. Column by Leah Rhyne It takes about an hour for Richard and I to discuss a book, and let me...Show More Summary

REVIEW: Mieville and Ponticelli's "Dial H" #15

James Hunt gives the final issue of "Dial H" by China Mieville and Alberto Ponticelli 4.5 stars, calling the series "one of the most consistent, original and enjoyable series to come out of the New 52."

China Miéville on Writing the Political in Palestine Through ‘Silly Things in Space’

Novelist China Miéville (King Rat, The City & the City, Railsea) was one of a dozen-odd authors who traveled for a week on a mini-bus with this year’s Palestine Festival of Literature at the end of May. Miéville read his… Continue reading ?

REVIEW: Mieville & Ponticelli's "Dial H" #13

James Hunt gives "Dial H" #13 by China Mieville and Alberto Ponticelli 4.5 stars, calling the series "a great title" and saying of the installment, "This is the issue readers have been waiting for."

Exclusive Preview: ‘Dial H’ #13

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Dial H is one of the most unique books DC puts out right now. And we finally get to see the DCU from the perspective of Open-Window Man. OK, so China Mieville’s book isn’t exactly an orthodox superhero book. It features a fat guy and...Show More Summary

Cover art - China Miéville, David Brin & Isaac Asimov (Romanian edition)

Born last year, Paladin Publishing House, the new Romanian imprint specialized in science fiction and fantasy, is already hard at work. With 5 titles published since it was founded, Isaac Asimov’s “Pebble in the Sky”, Arthur C. Clarke’s...Show More Summary

Graphic Novel Friday: the Old Weird

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to hear from China Mieville, the award-winning fantastical fiction author who currently writes an offbeat series for DC Comics, Dial H. Mr. Mieville’s writing can be difficult to pin down, but he...

PalFest 2013

PalFest 2013 -- the Palestine Festival of Literature -- runs 23 through 30 May Among the participating writers from outside the region are China Miéville and Gillian Slovo, and M. Lynx Qualey, of the weblog Arabic Literature (in English) is also participating -- and will presumably be reporting extensively at her site.

Redshirts a Finalist for the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Very exciting news.  Here’s the Locus announcement plus the full list of categories, which includes as finalists friends like Elizabeth Bear, Cat Valente, Mary Robinette Kowal, Saladin Ahmed, China Mieville, Jay Lake, Paolo Bacigalupi and Cory Doctorow — among many others. Congratulations to all! Here are the finalists in my category of Science Fiction Novel: [...]

Omni Exclusive: China Miéville on Dial H and the Superhero B-List

A winner of the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, British Fantasy, and Arthur C. Clarke awards (to name a few), China Miéville specializes in the fantastical and the weird. His literary approach to genre themes earned him a legion of fan...

China Mieville's turn-it-to-11 high weirdness reboot of "Dial H"

2 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

DC's "New 52" is a reboot of all its major superhero comics and several of its less-regarded ones. In the latter category is a silly Silver Age title called Dial H for Hero about a lad from Littleville, CO who can turn into a variety of randomly selected superheroes by dialling "H-E-R-O" on a weird [...]

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