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: http://nihilistic-kid.livejournal.com/1481350.html
Top 20 under 40 – a list of hot young literary authors with excellent gender & cultural balance
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
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?
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