Daily Archives: April 26, 2008

This Year’s Nebula Winners

They are: Novel: The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon Novella: “Fountain of Age” by Nancy Kress Novelette: “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” by Ted Chiang Short Story: “Always” by Karen Joy Fowler Script: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro The winner of this year’s Norton Award for best young adult novel is Harry […]

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SFWA Passes Its Gut Check Moment

Greetings, gentlebeings! Little birdies flying to Ohio from down Austin, Texas way tell me that the incoming president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is Russell Davis, who won the position by a rather substantial margin over Andrew Burt. Also on the upcoming SFWA board: Elizabeth Moon as vice president, Mary Robinette […]

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Going Sidewise

This is neat: A short story of mine has been nominated for the Sidewise Award, which annually honors the best alternate history stories and novels. Here are the full list of nominees for this year: Best Short Form: Elizabeth Bear, “Les Innocents/Lumiere” (in New Amsterdam, Subterranean Press) Michael Flynn, “Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo” (in […]

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The Closeted Cat

Here’s a funny thing about Lopsided Cat: He’s a closet affection whore. When the other cats are around he hates being touched or picked up; you reach down to pet him when the other cats are around and he literally flattens himself down the floor to avoid being touched. Because being petted around the other […]

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