To celebrate the upcoming CoNZealand 78th World Science Fiction Convention being held in New Zealand this year, Simon Litten and I have written a sixty-five page History of New Zealand Science Fiction and Fantasy. Simon is one of the leading experts in New Zealand science-fiction and fantasy, and was one of the founding members of the Phoenix Science Fiction Club in Wellington. I was thrilled when he asked to collaborate on this.
It has been published here – free. Read Chapter 1: Here Be Utopias; Chapter 2: Science Fiction and Fantasy Reborn; Chapter 3: SF Cinema and Television Before the Ring Arrived; Chapter 4: Lord of the Screens. Chapter 4; Chapter 5: New Zealand Writes – Contemporary Fiction; Chapter 6: Film and Television After the Ring; Chapter 7: Artists, Comics, Crash Courses and the Future.