Tag: science fiction

News & Notes – 8/19/17

News & Notes – 8/19/17

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. (Bookwyrm’s Hoard; also Tor.com .)… Read more »

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Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. At least four of them are women of color, making this year’s Hugo Awards a resounding YES to diversity in science fiction and fantasy. N. K. Jemisin won Best Novel for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News ‘Dash it all’: unseen Agatha Christie letters reveal author’s temper (The Guardian) Actually, they reveal a lot about her relationship with her publisher, which was… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/07/2017

News & Notes – 1/07/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News AllRomance.com’s sudden closure hits authors hard. (The Guardian) The genre ebook distributor and publisher closed with only 4 days’ warning, and authors’ royalties on… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News YA Authors Get Out the Vote with #firstvote16 (Publishers Weekly) The National Book Foundation announced its 2016 “5 Under 35” honorees.  And the LA Times interviewed… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Or at least one of them. Newton, like some other scientists of his time, was interested in alchemy;… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News PEN America to Honor Toni Morrison (GalleyCat) A complete list of the 2016 PEN literary award winners can be found here. The 2015 Nebula Awards… Read more »

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