Nova Express (fanzine)

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Nova Express is a Hugo-nominated science fiction fanzine edited by Lawrence Person. Nova Express, established in 1987, is a sercon fanzine with a focus on written science fiction, featuring interviews, reviews and critical articles.[1] The magazine is headquartered in Austin, Texas.[2]

Many professional science fiction writers and major critics have contributed to it over the years, including John Clute, Jack Dann, Stephen Dedman, Andy Duncan, Howard V. Hendrix, Fiona Kelleghan, Ken MacLeod, Chris Nakashima-Brown, Mike Resnick, Justina Robson, Brian Stableford, Bruce Sterling, Jeff VanderMeer, Howard Waldrop, and Don Webb.

Writers who have been interviewed by Nova Express include Stephen Baxter, James P. Blaylock, Pat Cadigan, Bradley Denton, Paul Di Filippo, Steve Erickson, Neil Gaiman, K. W. Jeter, John Kessel, Joe R. Lansdale, George R. R. Martin, Pat Murphy, Tim Powers, Kim Stanley Robinson, Pamela Sargent, William Browning Spencer, Bruce Sterling, Sean Stewart, Howard Waldrop, Walter Jon Williams, and Gene Wolfe.

It has also published "theme" issues focusing on a particular aspect of speculative fiction, including steampunk, slipstream, and postcyberpunk.

Nova Express is named after William S. Burroughs' Nova Express.

Awards and honors[edit]

Nova Express was a 1997 Hugo Award nominee for Best Fanzine.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Nichols, Lee (May 2, 1997). "Postscripts: Hugo Nominations". The Austin Chronicle. Austin, TX. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Recent Favorites. Magazines". Omni. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "1997 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved April 19, 2010. 

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