Book Review: The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott

The World Doesn’t Require You Author: Rion Amilcar Scott Liveright Publishing, of W.W. Norton & Company, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-63149-538-0 $27.95   Make Your Descendants Proud: Ancestral Worship, Language Ownership, and Whose Stories We Tell in Rion Amilcar...

SFWP’s Spring Titles Are Coming May 1!

What should you be reading this spring? By SFWP Editors   This spring, SFWP is releasing two new titles. We could tell you we’re super excited about them, but of course we are. Why should you be stoked, too, you ask? Well, just read on. There’s...

Author Spotlight: Tyrese Coleman

Truth and Truth-Adjacent: Excerpt, Review, and Interview with Fluid Prose Writer, Tyrese Coleman By Nicole Schmidt Tyrese Coleman is a writer, wife, mother, and attorney. She is also the fiction editor for District Lit, and an associated editor at SmokeLong Quarterly....

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 3

Part 3: Pursuit By Andrew Gifford   Londinium is burning…   I have a soft spot for historical fiction set in the Roman era. When I read for pleasure, I’m as eclectic as SFWP’s catalog. Sometimes, I’m reading pulpy b-grade sci-fi; next, I’m reading dense...

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 2

Part 2: Mission By Andrew Gifford   In 1988, I fell in love with a book. It was a big hit. Translated into over a dozen languages and a critical darling, the book was Fatal Light by Richard Currey. It was a story about an unnamed young man from Parkersburg, West...