Author Archives: Stefan (Far Beyond Reality)

What Are You Reading (When You’re Not Reading Science Fiction/Fantasy)?

Today you can find me over at my place of employment, participating in a post about non-SF/F reading habits. The limit for this one was 200 words or less, so I had to be much more concise than I usually like … Continue reading

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Guest post by Lesley Conner: From Slush Pile to Magazine to Anthology: The Making of Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1

For today’s guest post, I asked Lesley Conner, the managing editor of Apex Publications and Apex Magazine, to pick a few stories from the new anthology Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1 (out today!) and talk about how they ended up in … Continue reading

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Guest post by Robert Jackson Bennett: On Gods, Religion, and Power

For today’s guest post, I’m very proud to welcome Robert Jackson Bennett, one of my favorite authors working in the field today. Robert Jackson Bennett is a two-time award winner of the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel, an Edgar Award … Continue reading

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My Favorite “New to Me” Author of 2015 (on SF Signal)

Today you can find me on SF Signal, where I’m participating in another Mind Meld, this time answering the question: “Who is Your Favorite “New to You” Author You Read in 2015?” Click  here to find out my response (and the responses of … Continue reading

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Nature Abhors a Vacuum: Rereading Cibola Burn (on Tor.com)

Today you can find me on Tor.com writing about Cibola Burn, the fourth book in the Expanse series, as part of our unofficial “Fellowship of the Expanse”: we asked four great SF/F reviewers/critics (and me, ahaha) to write an in-depth post … Continue reading

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Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Before I get started: yes, I know, it’s ridiculous I’m just reviewing Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone now. At the same time, I have to say I’m quite disappointed in all of you because, really, not one of you … Continue reading

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Reviving FBR + My Favorite Books of 2015

Well, it’s been quiet here at Far Beyond Reality, hasn’t it? For months now, I’ve just been in the mood to re-read older books, or, to be precise, to read books I don’t need to review, books I can just … Continue reading

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