Author Archives: Michael Senft

About Michael Senft

I am a freelance writer and critic from Phoenix Arizona. I spent 10 years covering music, the arts and pop culture for the “Arizona Republic” before life circumstances took me away from newspaper. But I never lost my joy at writing. Or reading.

Marshall Ryan Maresca Talks Worldbuilding and Intrigue

Welcome back! It’s been a while, I admit — I’ve had more paying gigs and day-job drama that have taken up most of my time. But what better way to reopen the blog than with a visit from Marshall Ryan … Continue reading

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Day one at Tucson Festival… The Pain!

Day one of the Tucson Festival of Books is complete. I didn’t get to see exactly every panel I wanted, (sorry Beth and Yvonne, I missed the kick-ass women) but it was still a fun and productive day. That started … Continue reading

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Diversity Shines with Nebula Nominees

The Science Fiction Writers of America announced the Nebula Award Nominees this weekend and there is a whole lot to be excited about, especially the diverse cast of nominees. Is this a backlash against the Sad Puppies campaign? Or a … Continue reading

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Four More Harper Voyager Authors Coming to Phoenix Comicon

Harper Voyager will have a strong presence at Phoenix Comicon this year as four more Harper authors join the guest lineup. Bishop O’Connell is known for his “American Faerie Tale” series, which kicked off in 2014 with The Stolen. These … Continue reading

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Sci-Fridays book club at The Poisoned Pen

I wanted to share some exciting news about a project I’ve started here in Phoenix — the Sci Fridays book club.  I’m teaming up with Pat King from the Poisoned Pen for this group, which will meet every third Friday … Continue reading

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