I think my potential nominations are: * “Expulsion” in the Sunday Morning Transport (short story category) * Mohanraj and Rosenbaum are Humans (fancast category, I think?) * Strange Horizons (semiprozine) — not anything I’ve worked on in a long time, but always happy to see my baby nominated… Hugo Awards – Nomination Ballot
Bits of CapriCon: some of my books at the Larry Smith table in the dealer’s room (they only have one copy left of The Stars Change, Perennial, and Tornado, and I think they’ve sold out of my cookbook, sorry!) view from my window; I decided to get a room for tonight, a combo of relatively
Little bits of CapriCon — after my two panels yesterday afternoon, Cecilia Tan and I ordered takeout to her room and we had a nice two hour catch-up before her panel. Lots of personal talk, lots of professional talk. In some ways, there’s a lot of overlap between her writing career and mine, so it’s
So, this is an initial thinking-things-through quick post, to be followed with more thorough thoughts. But one of the main things that I’m finding really frustrating about the publishing industry right now is the lack of clear guidelines I can use (and point my students to) for how to do indie & small press publishing
Dear SF/F Writing & Reading Community, I’m writing to you at the eleventh hour — literally, 30 minutes to midnight in Chicago on December 31st, 2023 — with the Speculative Literature Foundation’s year-end letter. That’s perhaps characteristic of the last few years — like many folks, we’ve found recent times pretty overwhelming. There have been
In this episode, Mary Anne Mohanraj and Benjamin Rosenbaum take some time to share their grief and complicated feelings about the devastating conflict occurring between Israel and Palestine. They discuss the ideas of isomorphism and symbiosis, the history of Zionism, the origins of war and nationalism, and the need to stay connected during difficult times,
MRAH – episode 12.
that Kij Johnson (fabulous writer, faculty member at the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction) has agreed to join the Speculative Literature Foundation‘s advisory board. As we continue developing the Portolan Project, I’m sure her advice will be invaluable.
Hey, folks! The Speculative Literature Foundation’s Deep Dish reading series is looking for a couple of rapid fire readers for our upcoming event at Volumes Bookcafe in Chicago on Thursday, November 16. Rapid fire readings run roughly 3-5 minutes long. You will be joining a choice lineup of great talent. Our featured readers are David