Galactic Suburbia Episode 9 Show Notes

Another episode of Galactic Suburbia! We talk about magazines, books, authors and conventions, as well as delving into the Hugo Packet. It’s on iTunes too!
EDIT: Mp3 download now available at the site.


The Realms of Fantasy Letter
And discussion on this as well as some less savoury comments on multicultural fantasy:

Top 20 under 40
– a list of hot young literary authors with excellent gender & cultural balance

The Periodic Table of Women in Science Fiction

Tracy & Laura Hickman releasing a new novel by subscription format, with book provided at the end, to launch a new publishing venture.

Tansy’s Podcast for her new book


Alex: Hugo packet, graphic story: Girl Genius vol 9 (also vol 1-4); Fables vol 12: the Dark Ages; Schlock Mercenary; Batman: Whatever happened to the Caped Crusader; Captain Britain and MI13: vol 3, Vampire State.
Hugo packet, novellas: The Women of Nell Gwynne’s, Kage Baker; The God Engines, John Scalzi; Shambling towards Hiroshima, James Morrow; Vishnu at the Cat Circus, Ian McDonald.
Also: Blonde Bombshell, Tom Holt;
The Wind-up Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi; Steam Engine Time #11 and #12, ed. Bruce Gillespie and Jan Stinson.

Alisa: White Cat, Holly Black; listening to Bad Film Diaries – Grant Watson

Tansy: Hugo Packet: Girl Genius 09/Fables: The Dark Ages/Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader; also Changeless, by Gail Carriger; Perchance to Dream, Lisa Mantchev

Pet Topic
Worldcon and conventions – why we go and what to expect?
How is it different for work/industry/fan
What are panels all about? Any best/worst that we can talk about?
Book launches – like em? hate em? go for the free champagne?
What are room parties? how do you get invited?
Why does everything happen at the bar?
What’s the dealer’s room deal?
Art show?

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