Yes, that string of words in the subject line actually means something. Last Drink Bird Head is a charity anthology being put together by master anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. In their own words, The purpose of the awards is to celebrate those in the
It’s the end of September, so it’s time for more short fiction by POC! Still a short list this month, sad! But I know that the word is out, so now it’s just a matter of getting more fiction published by us. I hear there’s
But I just don’t know that I necessarily need to write it out or publish it. Instead I will point you toward this post and this story and let that stand for now.
This month’s list is very short, which makes me think I must be missing some stories. So if you’re a person of color and had a speculative fiction story published in August, please say so in comments. Also, please list your story on the Carl
The other day I asked folks to name me some mindblowing sf stories, novels and authors in response to this silliness here. As I expected, you came through, as did a bunch of other people over on this post asking for mindblowing sf by women.
The conversation around the Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF is tapering off, but one aspect of it I’d always meant to keep better track of is the lists of authors and stories that readers suggested as being examples of great and mindblowing SF. I thought
So, Ms. Lamplighter apologized here and on her LJ. And yes, there are things I could respond to in both places, but as you can see on the first link I’ve already made my decision on how to handle it. Why that road and not
As some of you know I went to Montreal for Verb Noire last week. It was…an experience. See, I don’t really like conventions. They are important and necessary to the success of my business and I get to hang out with some great people. But
Last night at the World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon) the Hugo Award ceremony took place. Usually I am not all that excited about the Hugos because there usually aren’t any works of fiction or drama or magazines or editors or people that interest me on
SFSignal: Here is the table of contents for a new anthology called The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF, it is edited by Mike Ashley. The General SF Reading Public: WTF there are only men in that anthology. Many SFSignal Commenters: OMG this is messed up!