Retro-Hugo 1939, Best Novel

I think we’re all familiar with the legend of King Arthur. You know, a young boy pulls the legendary Excalibur from the stone to become the king of England. Accompanied by his tutor Merlin and his Knights of the Round Table, Arthur would become the legendary leader of Great Britain. But where did it all begin? Today we uncover these origins in the Retro-Hugo award-winning novel, The Sword in the Stone.

Retro-Hugo 1939, Best Short Story

"How We Went to Mars" Arthur C. Clarke Amateur Science Stories, March 1938 Fellow nominees: "Helen O'Loy" by Lester del Rey"Hollerbochen's Dilemma" by Ray Bradbury"Hyperpilosity" by L. Sprague de Camp"The Faithful" by Lester del Rey Imagine, if you will, man's first interactions with an alien society. How do they appear? How do they communicate? What … Continue reading Retro-Hugo 1939, Best Short Story

Featured Writer: Arthur C. Clarke

Ziff-Davis Publishing - Amazing Stories, June-July 1953 Writer. Futurist. Engineer. Considered a member of the "Big Three," alongside Heinlein and Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke became one of the most influential science fiction writers. He wrote in genres such as hard science fiction or proper science, which appealed to both hardcore enthusiasts and general audiences alike. … Continue reading Featured Writer: Arthur C. Clarke