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Pulp Fiction
Tarantino's second feature film lights up the screen with the same blazing torch that it carries for the idea of the movies.
"...Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken and Bruce Willis. Screw pulp fiction. Make mine a valentine. A valentine to Pulp Fiction...."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sehr Flash: Fiction Becomes Music
Austin composer Russell Podgorsek teams with lit journal NANO Fiction to create short short stories with original scores
"...chamber music based on newly commissioned works of flash fiction, those really short short stories that clock in at..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The One About Erotic 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
Filmmaker Clay Liford on fan fiction from '50 Shades' to 'Star Trek'
"...year is the one about erotic Harry Potter fan fiction...."

Sept. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Clay Liford

Plump Fiction
"...change of this magnitude in a reviewer, but Plump Fiction, with its audacious inanity and harrowing lack of smarts,..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Face to Face With Fiction
Five notable authors come to New Fiction Confab
"...you're in luck. This weekend, the fourth annual New Fiction Confab is bringing a quintet of contemporary authors to..."

April 12, 2013 Books Feature by Amy Gentry

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction
Less a doc than a lyrical presentation of the cult actor and surprising song man.
"...playing harmonica in granular black-and-white, Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction perfectly captures the essence of the man. Richard Linklater..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Worldbuilding With Science-Fiction Author Charlie Jane Anders
Signing for The City in the Middle of the Night at BookPeople
"...that climate change called for “science fact, not science fiction,” she probably expected some resistance from denialists, but not..."

Feb. 19, 2019 Arts Post by M. Brianna Stallings

Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact
The facts of the matter must serve the characters and story
"...While science fiction has become one of the major tentpoles holding up..."

Oct. 25, 2014 Screens Post by Rod Machen

Stranger Than Fiction
A good movie but not a great one, Stranger Than Fiction is reminiscent of the films of Charlie Kaufman but lacks that writer’s conceptual rigor and imaginative power.
"...good movie but not a great one, Stranger Than Fiction is reminiscent of the films of Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation,..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Follow That Fiction
American Short Fiction launches a new issue and a new craft series
"...makes House Wine the perfect venue for American Short Fiction's upcoming craft talk...."

Aug. 4, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Queer Lit: Gina Marie Guadagnino’s Debut Combines Lesbian Romance and Historical Fiction
The Parting Glass makes for an engaging, at times cheesy, read
"...I’m skeptical of historical fiction, having been burned far too many times by authors..."

March 4, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

American Short Fiction's Long To-Do List
Contests, classes, and Ben Marcus at BookPeople
"...American Short Fiction editor Jill Meyers recently dropped us a line about..."

Jan. 5, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Austin
How local authors who work beyond the world we know meet, connect, and launch themselves into the business
"...fannish good time, but somewhere aspiring writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror could meet and polish their craft..."

July 14, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Science Fiction Gets the Vapors
On steampunk
"..."We're living in science fiction," people like to say...."

July 25, 2008 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Page Two: Fictional Fiction According to John Irving
Louis Black interviews his former writing teacher about his latest novel, Avenue of Mysteries
"...Below is a consideration of fiction, writing, and the writer. Next week in "Page Two"..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Virgin Fiction
First-time publication is like a cotillion for writers, Martin Wilson writes as he reviews five new first novels. And debut novelists are the gussied-up belles at the ball, with butterflies in their stomachs, dreaming of the glorious future that awaits them.
"...Mary and O'Neil: Fictionby Justin Cronin The Dial Press, 246 pp., $21.95..."

April 27, 2001 Books Feature by Martin Wilson

Nisi Shawl Is Crossing the Streams of Fantastical Fiction
The Tiptree-winning author brings her new alt-history to the ATX
"...presenting as part of the latest iteration of Fantastical Fictions...."

Sept. 7, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Young Adult Fiction
Mobley's mighty music
"...2, which is HAAM Day. It's called Young Adult Fiction, but it could be called Modern Torch. Watkins says..."

Oct. 1, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Get Your Hot, Fresh Short Fiction Right Here
American Short Fiction hits newsstands
"...Looking for a short fiction fix? Look no further than the aptly titled American..."

May 12, 2008 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Downtown Owl: A Novel
In his fiction debut, pop-culture critic Chuck Klosterman carries over the best and worst of his distinctive voice
"...revealed his next book would be a piece of fiction, stating, "I often use my life as a literary..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Books Review by Audra Schroeder

Page Two: Life, Fiction, and Selling Out
Life, fiction, and selling out
"...about art and commerce, love and subsistence, life and fiction – not as distinct entities, but rather the effort..."

March 31, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Five Pet Cats in Modern Fiction
And you won’t believe what happens to the third one
"...Father of Modern Psychological Warfare – aka the under-celebrated science-fiction genius Cordwainer Smith. Never mind the girlygirl C’Mell –..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fact or Fiction
"..."News" sections. Inquiring minds want to know: Fact or fiction?!..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Postmarks

Rules for Werewolves
This tale of runaways prowling suburbia in a pack recalls the eerie unreality of The Twilight Zone
"...whole full-moon fang-sprouting and fur-erupting of horror film and fiction – is left to the reader's imagination...."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Science-Fiction Cinema
Other Worlds Austin film festival debuts; interviews with the directors of Apt 3D and The Well featured
"...film festival, which is dedicated to the presentation of science-fiction filmmaking, takes place Thursday, Dec. 4, through Saturday, Dec...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Science-Fiction Cinema
Water wars
"...eco-drama The Well screens at the Other Worlds Austin science-fiction film festival, it will be a homecoming of sorts...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Fiction Favorites
From postapocalyptic islands to mining camps in Nevada, these novels will rock your world

Oct. 25, 2013 Books Feature

Rob Thomas' Unlikely Route to Young Adult Fiction
'Veronica Mars' creator dishes on teens, fans, and the movie
"...good conception of what the boundaries of young adult fiction were. I was 28 writing about an 18-year-old, but..."

Sept. 26, 2013 Books Post by Amy Gentry

The Age of Miracles
Apocalypse Wow: 'The Age of Miracles'
"...of terror. There are horrors here common to end-times fiction – flora and fauna extinction, a gravity sickness that..."

June 15, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Book of Khalid
Maps to the Middle East: 'The Book of Khalid'
"...toward change in this cerebral and poignant work of fiction. He also uses humor and wit to tackle the..."

June 15, 2012 Books Feature by Jessi Cape

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