Tag: Hugo Awards

News & Notes – 9/21/2019

News & Notes – 9/21/2019

Bookish News Amazon Makes ‘Climate Pledge’ As Workers Plan Walkout (NPR; see also Amazon’s press release) 2019 National Book Award Longlists Announced (Publishers Weekly) Tonga to open first public library system with thousands of books donated from NZ (RNZ) Worth Reading/Viewing Margaret Atwood: ‘For a long time we were moving… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/24/2019

News & Notes – 8/24/2019

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 The 2019 Hugo Awards were presented Sunday, Aug. 18 at Worldcon in Dublin, Ireland. Among the winners are The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal (Best… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/07/2017

News & Notes – 4/07/2017

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 National Library Week begins today. (ALA) The Hugo Awards nominees have been announced. Book Riot has the full list, plus links to buy or read… Read more »

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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 – 1/28/2017

News & Notes – 1/28/2017

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 The ALA announced the 2017 Newbery, Caldecott, and other awards for young readers. You can read about the Newbery Medal winner, The Girl Who Drank the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/27/16

News & Notes – 8/27/16

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 Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time (The Guardian) Amazon plans to open bookstore in Chicago (Chicago Tribune) Navy Seal… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/30/16

News & Notes – 4/30/16

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 The Hugo Awards finalists for 2016 have been announced. The Sad and Rabid Puppies managed to influence some of the categories pretty heavily, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/11/15

News & Notes – 4/11/15

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 More on the HarperCollins/Amazon story: HC has notified multiple retailers that “it will be returning to a full agency model for e-book sales next… Read more »

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