SFWP Celebrates 20 Years

Part 1: Pain By Andrew Gifford   In November of 1998, my life was a mess. A few years earlier, I started to experience intense pain in my face. It was like someone was drilling into my head – or …

Our Favorite Books of 2017

The year is nearly over, so it’s time for some best-of book recommendations. We gathered together and reviewed our recently-read book pile to make a list of our favorites to share with you. Here they are in no particular...

The Earth That Was

By Andrew Gifford “Earth that was could no longer sustain us, we were so many.” The film Serenity opens with a fleet of generation ships leaving a polluted, ruined Earth behind and heading for the system that’s the setting for...

The Post-Apocalypse Part Three: Hell is Other People

By Andrew Gifford In part two of my post-apocalypse rant, I talked about the Pelbar Cycle, which is a seven-part series all about people learning to get along a thousand years after the apocalypse. But that’s not something you...

Amanda Pell and the Post-Post Apocalypse

by Andrew Gifford The post-apocalyptic genre is all the rage now in the literary world. I can’t even keep up with the new titles that come out. That wasn’t always the case, though. When I was young, to fulfill my...