Fiction

Karen Burnham Reviews Short Fiction: Clarkesworld, Analog, and The Sunday Morning Transport – Locus Online

Clarkesworld 2/22analogue 3-4/2022The Sunday Morning Transport 1/23/2022 The first three stories in February’s Clarkesworld all feature an aspect of human life that I’ve long felt gets short shrift in science fiction in particular, but also in fantasy-parenting. I was complaining once (after I became a parent myself, naturally) that I just did not see many …

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Bohjalian’s ‘The Lioness’ offers rip-roaring historical fiction – Buzz

Chris Bohjalian can write just about anything. There are relatively few writers in the realm of popular fiction who possess the range that Bohjalian has brought to his oeuvre over the past few decades. His depth of research results in books that, no matter their subject, make for compelling and propulsive reads. His latest is …

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Filmax Swoops on ‘Unicorns,’ Alex Lora’s Awaited Fiction Feature Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

Filmax has swooped in on one of Spain’s most awaited fiction feature debuts of 2022, Alex Lora’s “Unicorns” (“Unicornios”). Pic is produced by Inicia Films’ Valerie Delpierre, producer of director Carla Simon’s debut, “Summer 1993.” Due to be completed by the fall, “Unicorns” is made with Valencia’s Jaibo, the shingle behind Chema García’s Locarno hit …

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‘Dune’ Reveals the Elements Essential to Every Science Fiction Story

“Dune” is a shining assemblage of science fiction elements. Based on Frank Herbert’s novel, the recent movie follows Paul, the son of Jessica and Duke Leto of Atreides. Since he is the son of a loved duke, Paul is surrounded by mentors who teach him many things. However, when the Emperor begins to fear how …

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The book character gender gap: AI finds more men in fiction than women

Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content “Reader, I married him.” So says Jane Eyre, the eponymous heroine of Charlotte Brontë’s classic 1847 romance – a line so famous because of the hurdles she must jump to get to that point. But some 175 years and all the progress towards gender equality later, there are four …

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The Best Debut Novels in Crime Fiction: May 2022 ‹ CrimeReads

The CrimeReads editors make their picks for the month’s best debut fiction. * Harini Nagendra, The Bangalore Detectives Club (Pegasus) A truly auspicious beginning to a new series featuring an amateur sleuth, Kaveri, operating in 1920s Bangalore, aided by her sharp mind, her husband’s medical practice, and the preconceived notions about who she should be …

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Fremantle Ties With ‘Dirty Lines’ Creator Pieter Bart Korthuis -Briefs – Deadline

Fremantle’s Fiction Valley Ties With ‘Dirty Lines’ Creator Pieter Bart Korthuis Fremantle label Fiction Valley has struck a three-year deal with Netflix’s dirty lines creator and showrunner Pieter Bart Korthuis. The agreement will see Fiction Valley, which is run by Annemike van Vliet, develop and produce a slate of scripted drama series from Korthuis, one …

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Echo Rights to shop ‘Granite Harbour’; Telemundo & Inter Medya team-up; Fiction Valley links with Pieter Bart Korthuis – TBI Vision

L-R: Romario Simpson & Hannah Donaldson Eccho Rights to shop ‘Granite Harbour’ Eccho Rights has acquired global distribution rights to upcoming BBC drama Granite Harbour. The series, produced by UK outfit LA Productions for BBC One, BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer, is currently in production and Eccho Rights will launch the series for international sales …

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