Foundation Books for Review

foundationI am Book Review Editor of Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, along with my wonderful colleague Will Slocombe (University of Liverpool).

The print titles below are now available for review for FoundationOur reviews are typically 1,000-1,500 words, due within roughly three months.

We also encourage longer review essays that bring together multiple (2-3) related titles.

If you are interested in reviewing one or more of the below titles, please contact the book review editors, Sean Guynes-Vishniac ( and Will Slocombe ( Please include your qualifications to review the title(s).

Please note: The book review editors are sending books from separate continental locations (the US and the UK). As a result, potential reviewers may be given preferential selection depending on which reviews editor the book was sent to.

If you are an author or publisher, please direct queries regarding books for review to the above email addresses.

Foundation Books for Review


  • Baker, Djoymi. To Boldly Go: Marketing the Myth of Star Trek. I.B. Tauris, 2018.
  • Barbini, Francesca, ed. The Evolution of African Fantasy and Science Fiction. Academia Lunare / Luna Press, 2018.
  • Caroti, Simone. The Culture Series of Iain M. Banks. McFarland, 2018.
  • Cawthorn, Maureen, ed./comp. James Cawthorn: The Man and His Art. No publisher, 2018.
  • Grace, Dominick. The Science Fiction of Phyllis Gotlieb. McFarland, 2015.
  • Hantke, Steffen. Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II.  UP of Mississippi, 2017.
  • Fenwick, James, ed. Understanding Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey: Representation and Interpretation. Intellect, 2018.
  • Jamison, Carol Parrish. Chivalry in Westeros: The Knightly Code of A Song of Ice and Fire. McFarland, 2018.
  • Jones, Matthew. Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain: Recontextualising Cultural Anxiety. Bloomsbury, 2018.
  • Kac-Vergne, Marianne. Masculinity in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema: Cyborgs, Troopers, and Other Men of the Future. I.B. Tauris, 2018.
  • Ransom, Amy J. I Am Legend as American Myth. McFarland, 2018.
  • Reid, Conor. Words to that Effect. Season 1, episodes 1-13, 25 June 2017-18 Dec. 2017. Podcast.
  • Saggini, Francesca, and Anna Enrichetta Soccio, eds. Transmedia Creatures: Frankenstein’s Afterlives. Bucknell UP, 2018.
  • Schalk, Sami. Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction. Duke UP, 2018.
  • Telotte, J.P. Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film. Routledge, 2018.
  • Westfahl, Gary. Arthur C. Clarke. U of Illinois P, 2018. Modern Masters of SF.
  • Živković, Zoran. First Contact and Time Travel: Selected Essays and Short Stories. Springer, 2018.


  • Appleby, Rob, and Page, Ra, eds. Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals. Comma Press, 2017.
  • Ashley, Mike, ed. Lost Mars; The Golden Age of the Red Planet. British Library, 2018.
  • Ashley, Mike, ed. Moonrise: The Golden Age of Lunar Adventures. British Library, 2018.
  • Beagle, Peter. The Last Unicorn: The Lost Journey. Tachyon, 2018.
  • Bowles, David. Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: Myths from Mexico. Cinco Puntos Press, 2018.
  • Brett, Peter V. Barren: A Demon Cycle Novella. Harper Voyager, 2018.
  • Carroll, Michael. Europa’s Lost Expedition. Springer, 2017.
  • Drayden, Nicky. Temper. Harper Voyager, 2018.
  • Duchamp, L. Timmel. Chercher La Femme. Aqueduct Press, 2018.
  • Duncan, Andy. An Agent of Utopia. Small Beer Press, 2018.
  • Gumbs, Alexis Pauline. M Archive: After the End of the World. Duke UP, 2018.
  • Kanas, Nick. The Caloris Network: A Scientific Novel. Springer, 2016.
  • Koshu, Tani. The Erinys Incident. Trans. Simon Varnam. Kurodahan Press, 2018.
  • Lamb, Alex. Nemesis. Gollancz, 2016.
  • Liu, Cixin. Ball Lightning. Tor, 2018. Digital copy only.
  • Lostetter, Marina J. Noumenon Infinity. Harper Voyager, 2018. (Sequel to Noumenon, 2017.)
  • Ludwigsen, Will. Acres of Perhaps: Stories and Episodes. Lethe Press, 2018.
  • Macan, Darko and Tatjana Jambrišak, eds. Kontak: An Anthology of Croatian SF. Wizard’s Tower Press, 2014. Digital copy (EPUB or MOBI) only.
  • Mamatas, Nick. The People’s Republic of Everything. Tachyon, 2018. Digital copy only.
  • Moorcock, Michael. The Best of Michael Moorcock. Tachyon, 2018. Digital copy only.
  • Moore, Marshall. A Garden Fed by Lightning. Signal 8 Press, 2018.
  • Morden, S.J. One Way. Orbit, 2018.
  • Murray, James S. with Darren Wearmouth. Awakened. Harper Voyager, 2018.
  • Naji, Ahmed. Using Life. Translated by Benjamin Koerber, illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany, U of Texas P, 2017.
  • North, Claire. 84K. Orbit, 2018.
  • Ohara, Mariko. Hybrid Child. Translated by Jodie Beck, U of Minnesota P, 2018.
  • Siljak, Harun. Murder on the Einstein Express and Other Stories. Springer, 2016.
  • Smith, Michael Marshall. Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence. Harper Voyager, 2018.
  • Stalcup, Erin. And Yet It Moves. Indiana UP, 2016.
  • Teitelbaum, Sheldon, and Emanuel Lottem, eds. Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Fiction. Mandel Vilar Press, 2018. Digital copy only.
  • Tem, Steve Rasnic. Figures Unseen: Selected Stories. Valancourt Books, 2018.
  • Tidhar, Lavie. The Unholy Land. Tachyon, 2018.
  • Roush, Wade, ed. Twelve Tomorrows. MIT Press, 2018. MIT Technology Review Annual SF Anthology.
  • Walker, Philip Dean. Read by Strangers: Stories. Lethe Press, 2018.
  • Warom, Ren. Escapology. Angry Robot, 2016.
  • Wells, Alex. Blood Binds the Pack. Angry Robot, 2018.
  • Williams, Walter Jon. The Accidental War. Harper Voyager, 2018.
  • Wolfson Widger, Caeli. Mother of Invention. Little A, 2018.
  • Yolen, Jane. How to Fracture a Fairy Tale. Tachyon, 2018.
  • Yoss. Condomnauts. Restless Books, 2018.
  • Zaghmout, Fadi. Heaven on Earth. Signal 8 Press, 2018.
  • Živković, Zoran. The Fourth Circle. Trans. Mary Popović. Cadmus Press, 2018.
  • Živković, Zoran. The Image Interpreter. Trans. Randall A. Major. Cadmus Press, 2017.
  • Živković, Zoran. The Writer and The Ghostwriter. Trans. Alice Copple-Tošić. Cadmus Press, 2017.