As promised, today’s post looks at the other half of “The Twonky” writing team, Henry Kuttner. Often overshadowed by his numerous pseudonyms, including those shared with wife, C. L. Moore, Kuttner gained much prominence after his passing. With nearly three hundred stories to his name, it’s no wonder many contemporaries count him among their influences. … Continue reading Featured Writer: Henry Kuttner
Science fiction was never just a man’s domain. Many cite the whole of science fiction owes its creation to Mary Shelley and her seminal work Frankenstein. Throughout the genre’s history, many women rose to prominence with their influential stories. Today, we’ll meet the first powerhouse female of the project, C. L. Moore. Nothing I have … Continue reading Featured Writer: C. L. Moore
Photo by Phillip Leonian from New York World-Telegram & Sun This week we return with another of our “Big Three” writers. A prominent figure of the Golden Age, Isaac Asimov rose to fame with over 500 works written and edited by his hand. Probably most known for his science fiction series, like his Robot series … Continue reading Featured Writer: Isaac Asimov
In this bonus post, we look at the three Hollywood adaptations of John W. Campbell's "Who Goes There?"
Burns Library, Boston College This week we have a less well-known writer of the Hugo Awards, the English author, T. H. White. Best known for his Once and Future King series (the first novel of which is this week’s feature), White would have a subdued career comparatively to our other writers. White, born into a … Continue reading Featured Writer: T. H. White
Stellar Publishing - Wonder Stories, January 1932 It’s that time of the week again where we look at another featured writer from the Hugo Awards. This week we have the influential writer and editor, John W. Campbell. As mentioned previously, this month finds us at the beginning of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. It … Continue reading Featured Writer: John W. Campbell
Welcome back to another round of Hugo, A History, wherein this week we’ll look at another featured writer from the Hugo Awards. This week we’re looking at American writer and journalist, Clifford D. Simak. Best known for his pastoral style of writing, Simak made a name for himself with more than thirty novels and a … Continue reading Featured Writer: Clifford D. Simak