American writer of science fiction and fantasy, poet and critical essays. Her thought-provoking novels include The Left Hand of Darkness (1969), which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, as did The Dispossessed (1974), and Lavinia (2008).
Science fiction was not always a welcoming place for women
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Academy Award nominated director/producer/writer/special effects & make-up artist Guillermo del Toro's films bridge the gap between cult favourite and mass market success, producing comic book adaptations like Hellboy, Hellboy II, and Blade II, along with historical fanta
John Dryden achieved no small feat in having the politically tumultuous period of the mid- to late-17th century now referred to – not without disputation, and admittedly only in literary circles, and admittedly not a great deal more these days – as the Age of Dryden. This phrase
Sendak is a writer and illustrator of children's literature. His first published illustration appeared in a textbook called Atomics for the Millions in 1947. Throughout the 50's his drawings were found in a number of children's books including the series Little Bear. His most noted work is Where t