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
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.
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...
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! =)
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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."
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 ?
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."
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
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
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 -- 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.
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: [...]
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...
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 [...]
James Hunt gives "Dial H" #10 by China Mieville with art by Alberto Ponticelli 4 stars, saying the issue has "a genuinely compelling ending that should leave readers more than ready for more."