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2013-12-19 23:04:20

Inspired by Alice Munro's Nobel Prize, Pixel Hall Press Author Nancy Christie established "Celebrate Short Fiction Day" to honor the many great short stories and their authors, and encourage the public to participate in the new Golden Age of Short Stories. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 This December 21st will be the first "Celebrate Short Fiction Day." Founder Nancy Christie is encouraging us all to spend the long winter solstice night by reading a short story or two....

2013-08-21 23:30:16

American writer Ray Bradbury made a name for himself with collections of short stories and books that resonated with multiple generations of readers. The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, and Dandelion Wine are familiar titles to many. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Tees For Your Head salutes Ray Bradbury, one of America's early contributors to the fantasy/science fiction canon. Surprisingly, he did not consider himself a science fiction writer. He loved the writing of H.G....

2012-12-10 08:23:53

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Is it possible to write a well-crafted, complex, meaningful literary novel that's also a page-turner and commercial success--even a blockbuster? Inkubate thinks so and announced today its 2012 Literary Blockbuster Challenge, offering writers $10,000 in prizes, a first-place prize of $5,000 and access to top-level publishing executives for the best attempts at merging literary and commercial fiction. (Photo:...

Curiosity Takes A Stroll Across Martian Surface
2012-08-23 05:02:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “Science is no more than an investigation of a miracle we can never explain, and art is an interpretation of that miracle.” “• Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles NASA announced that Curiosity has begun driving across the Martian landscape, leaving its landing site for the first time since the August 5th landing. Combining forward, turn and reverse segments, Curiosity made its first movements, ending up roughly 20...

2012-08-22 10:21:14

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has begun driving from its landing site, which scientists announced today they have named for the late author Ray Bradbury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Making its first movement on the Martian surface, Curiosity's drive combined forward, turn and reverse segments. This placed the rover roughly 20 feet (6 meters) from the spot where it landed 16 days ago. NASA...

2012-06-13 02:24:55

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It was June 12, 2012 when an enthusiastic crowd with standing room only was at the Los Angeles Premiere of Ray Bradbury's Kaleidoscope starring Brett Stimely, whose work spans over 15 years. The crowd cheered when Ray Bradbury posthumously received the well-deserved Legend Award at the New Media Film Festival. His iconic work spanned over six decades with over 500 literary works - with countless honors even from the President of the United States....

2012-06-08 02:22:49

LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray Bradbury, a writing icon who had a 70-year reign, whose work encompassed over 500 monumental literary works and whose countless writing awards included a 2007 Pulitzer Prize Citation, passed away on June 5, 2012. Bradbury's best known works included the screenplay for Moby Dick and literary works - Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man. The Illustrated Man includes the short story "Kaleidoscope," which has been adapted...

Famous Science Fiction-Fantasy Writer Ray Bradbury Dies At 91
2012-06-07 04:16:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The master of science fiction-fantasy, Ray Bradbury, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday, after spending a lifetime of churning out literary masterpieces like "Fahrenheit 451." Bradbury had been slower in recent years due to a stroke that left him tied down to a wheelchair, but he still remained active by writing new novels, plays, screenplays, and a volume of poetry. He spent his time everyday writing in his basement office in Los Angeles, making...

2010-08-25 13:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention presents legendary Author Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles) on Sunday, September 19, 2010. Ray Bradbury will be appearing 12:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. to sign Ray Bradbury's Chrysalis, a new Science Fiction film just released on DVD. Ray Bradbury's writing has inspired generation after generation of writers with his iconic works such as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles,...

2009-10-19 09:25:00

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It was on October 27, 1934 when the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) first opened its doors to fans of a new genre, "scientific fiction," later to be known simply as "Sci-Fi." Those doors have never closed - admitting such popular science fiction writers as Ray Bradbury, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, David Gerrold, Ray Harryhausen, John DeChancie, Tim Powers and Steven Barnes, while in its formative years it had been visited...