LASFSian Richard Foss displays his versatile writing talent online at two great venues this month.
The November 19 edition of LA CityBeat has his nonfiction article “Angels and Aliens, How science fiction slays the city“:
In this litany of books about disaster, disorder, dysfunction, and dystopia, are there any that portray an unreservedly sunny portrait of a future
? Alas, no. Utopias are boring, and whatever L.A. is, has been, or might become, it is not dull. If someone writes a book where it is, that would be fantasy. Los Angeles
Also, Foss’ novelette “To Leap the Highest Wall” is in the current issue of Analog.
[Via Locus Online]