Jayme Lynn Blaschke (born 1969) is an American journalist and author of science fiction, fantasy and related non-fiction. Primarily known for his genre-related interviews with authors and editors, he published a collected volume of 17 interviews, Voices of Vision: Creators of Science Fiction and Fantasy Speak, through the University of Nebraska Press in 2005. In 2016 he published an extensively-researched history of the infamous brothel that served as the inspiration behind The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas titled Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse.
Blaschke earned his B.A. in journalism from Texas A&M University in 1992 and has worked as both a writer and editor in print journalism and media relations fields. From December 2002 through December 2005 he served as fiction editor for RevolutionSF.In 2006 he founded No Fear of the Future, a group blog featuring contributors such as Chris Nakashima-Brown, Stephen Dedman, Alexis Glynn Latner, Jess Nevins and Zoran Živković. He is an active member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and served as that organization’s director of media relations 2006-2012. Blaschke resides in New Braunfels, Texas, and is a member of the Turkey City Writer's Workshop.
Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse, The History Press, August 2016
Voices of Vision: Creators of Science Fiction and Fantasy Speak, University of Nebraska Press, April 2005
"Mother of Sprits," The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities HarperVoyager, July 2011
"Apostate Treasures, LTD.," No Fear of the Future, December 2009
"A Plague of Banjos," Electric Velocipede No. 15-16, winter 2008
"The Whale Below," Fast Ships, Black Sails Night Shade Books, December 2008
"The Makeover Men," HelixSF No. 6, October 2007
"Being an Account of the Final Voyage of La Riaza: A Circumstance in Eight Parts," Interzone No. 210, June 2007
"Coyote for President," RevolutionSF.com, November 2006
"Prince Koindrindra Escapes," Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard, F.A.C.T./MonkeyBrain, October 2006
"The Days of Rice and Assault," The World Wide Realm of Jayme Lynn Blaschke, July 2005
"Simultas," Kings of the Night III, Cyberpulp, August 2004
"Devil In a Tiny Little Ocean Bloc Container," The Leading Edge No. 42, October 2001
"Cyclops in B Minor," Writers of the Future vol. 14, Bridge Publications, 1998
"The Dust," Interzone No. 129, March 1998
"Project Timespan," Interzone No. 116, Feb 1997
Wil McCarthy, The Brutarian No. 54, winter 2010
Allen Steele, The Brutarian No. 53, spring 2009
Joe Haldeman, The Brutarian No. 52, fall 2008
Peter S. Beagle, The Brutarian No. 48-49, winter 2007
Jacqueline Carey, The Brutarian No. 46, Spring 2006
Peter David, The Brutarian No. 44, Summer 2005
Lois McMaster Bujold, Postscripts No. 3, Spring 2005
Scott Edelman, Voices of Vision: Creators of Science Fiction and Fantasy Speak, University of Nebraska Press, April 2005
Paul Dini, RevolutionSF.com, Aug. 2004
Kage Baker, Postscripts No. 2, Summer 2004
Lucius Shepard, StrangeHorizons.com, Jan. 2004
David Drake, The Brutarian No. 40, Fall 2003
Rick Klaw, SFSite.com, Nov. Dec. 2003
Vernor Vinge, StrangeHorizons.com, Sept. 2003
Judd Winick, The Unofficial Green Arrow Fansite, May 2003
Martha Wells, Interzone No. 187, March 2003
Michael Moorcock, The Brutarian No. 38, Spring 2003
Robin Hobb/Megan Lindholm, 3SF Magazine No. 2, Dec. 2002
Terry Brooks, The Science Fiction Chronicle No. 230, Nov. 2002
Frank Cho & Scott Kurtz, RevolutionSF.com, Nov. 2002
John Gregory Betancourt, SFSite.com, Oct. 2002
Bruce Sterling, Interzone No. 181, Aug. 2002
Neil Gaiman, RevolutionSF.com, May 2002
Stephen Dedman, The Brutarian No. 35, spring 2002
Brad Meltzer, The Unofficial Green Arrow Fansite, Feb. 2002
Elliot S! Maggin, The Unofficial Green Arrow Fansite, Nov. 2001
Joe R. Lansdale, The Brutarian No. 34, fall 2001
Gene Wolfe, Black Gate No. 2, summer 2001
Samuel R. Delany, SFSite.com, June 2001
Darren Vincenzo, The Unofficial Green Arrow Fansite, May 2001
Charles de Lint, Interzone No. 163, Jan. 2001
Walter Jon Williams, Interzone No. 162, Dec. 2000
Steven Gould & Laura Mixon, Interzone No. 160, Oct. 2000
Stanley Schmidt, SFSite.com, July 2000
Harlan Ellison, Interzone No. 156, June 2000
Elizabeth Moon, SFSite.com, Feb. March 2000
Patricia Anthony, Interzone No. 144, June 1999
Gordon Van Gelder, GreenManReview.com, April 1999
J.V. Jones, Interzone No. 142, April 1999
Jack Williamson, Interzone No. 139, Jan. 1999
Gardner Dozois, GreenManReview.com, Jan. 1999
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Interzone No. 138, Dec. 1998
Pat Cadigan is an American science fiction author, whose work is most often identified with the cyberpunk movement. Her novels and short stories all share a common theme of exploring the relationship between the human mind and technology.
Sean Christopher McMullen is an Australian science fiction and fantasy author.
Dallas McCord "Mack" Reynolds was an American science fiction writer. His pen names included Dallas Ross, Mark Mallory, Clark Collins, Dallas Rose, Guy McCord, Maxine Reynolds, Bob Belmont, and Todd Harding. His work focused on socioeconomic speculation, usually expressed in thought-provoking explorations of utopian societies from a radical, sometime satiric perspective. He was a popular author from the 1950s to the 1970s, especially with readers of science fiction and fantasy magazines.
Kij Johnson is an American writer of fantasy. She is a faculty member at the University of Kansas.
Gordon Van Gelder is an American science fiction editor. From 1997 until 2014, Van Gelder was editor and later publisher of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, for which he has twice won the Hugo Award for Best Editor Short Form. He was also a managing editor of The New York Review of Science Fiction from 1988 to 1993, for which he was nominated for the Hugo Award a number of times. As of January 2015, Van Gelder has stepped down as editor of Fantasy & Science Fiction in favor of Charles Coleman Finlay, but remains publisher of the magazine.
Steven Charles Gould is an American science fiction writer and teacher. He has written ten novels. He is best known for his 1992 novel Jumper, which was adapted into a film released in 2008.
Speed of Dark is a near-future science fiction novel by American author Elizabeth Moon. The story is told from the first person viewpoint of a person with autism. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2003, and was also an Arthur C. Clarke Award finalist.
Stephen Dedman is an Australian author of dark fantasy and science fiction stories and novels.
Albert E. Cowdrey is an American author who writes nonfictional historical studies and fantasy and science fiction literature. He was educated in Tulane and Johns Hopkins universities and worked for twenty-five years as a military historian, mostly in and around Washington, D.C. As a Chief of the Special History Branch in the U.S. Army, he wrote a number of books about the history of the medical branches of the army. He has published the science fiction novel Crux and more than fifty short stories. Much of his short fiction has appeared in Fantasy and Science Fiction and centers on his love for New Orleans, where he was born and raised. He is the only writer to receive awards from both, the American Historical Association and the World Fantasy Convention.
Paul Claiborne Park is an American science fiction author and fantasy author. He teaches a course in reading and writing science fiction at Williams College. He has also taught at the Clarion West writing workshop and the Clarion workshop and was an instructor at Clarion West in 2011.
Dominic Green is a British writer of short science fiction. His short story "The Clockwork Atom Bomb" was nominated for a 2005 Hugo Award. Green is best known for his stories published in Interzone during the 1990s and 2000s (decade), many of which have been reprinted in various Year's Best anthologies. Interzone published a special issue devoted to Green and his stories in July 2009.
Jerry Oltion is a science fiction author from Eugene, Oregon, known for numerous novels and short stories, including books in the Star Trek series. He is a member of the Wordos writers' group and also writes under the pen name "Ryan Hughes."
Laura J. Mixon is an American science fiction writer and a chemical and environmental engineer. In 2011, she began publishing under the pen name Morgan J. Locke. Under that name, she is one of the writers for the group blog Eat Our Brains.
Lillian Stewart Carl is an American author of mystery, fantasy and science-fiction novels.
The Ant Men of Tibet and Other Stories (ISBN 1903468027) is a science fiction anthology edited by David Pringle that was originally published in 2001 in the United Kingdom by Big Engine. It includes ten stories that were all originally published between 1992 and 1998 in the United Kingdom science fiction magazine Interzone, of which Pringle was the editor, along with a three-page introduction by Pringle. The stories are as follows, along with their dates of original publication.
MonkeyBrain Books is an independent American publishing house based in Austin, Texas, specialising in books comprising both new content and reprinting online, international, or out-of-print content, which show "an academic interest," but which "reach a popular audience as well."
Rory Harper is an American science fiction writer and community activist living in College Station, Texas.
Will McIntosh is a Hugo-Award-winning science fiction author. He has published dozens of short stories in magazines such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and Interzone. His stories are also frequently reprinted in different "Year's Best" anthologies. McIntosh's first two novels, Soft Apocalypse, and Hitchers were published by Night Shade Books in April 2011 and February 2012, respectively.
"Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans: Latitude 38° 54' N, Longitude 77° 00' 13" W" is a 1974 science fiction novelette by Harlan Ellison. It was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction in October 1974, and subsequently republished in Ellison's 1975 collection of god-themed short fiction, Deathbird Stories, in the 1991 Byron Preiss-edited anthology The Ultimate Werewolf, and in Ellison's 2006 anthology "The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective".
Dark Night in Toyland (ISBN 0-575-04448-9) is a collection of science fiction short stories by Bob Shaw, first published in 1989.