Happy Birthday Galactic Suburbia! (Episode 27 Show Notes)March 10th, 2011 at 7:51
Cake Warning: Do Not Listen To This Podcast Without Cake
In which there is cake, cake and more cake – we discuss the year that was Galactic Suburbia One, authorial in crowds, gender bias, and announce our exciting new project.
Terri made a gorgeous Galactic Suburbia cake and explained it very prettily.
The First Rule about the YA Mafia is that you don’t talk about the YA Mafia
The conversation is starting to turn into something else, which is more about the power writers do/do not have to help or hinder each other’s careers.
Sarah Rees Brennan
Discussion on gender bias at Midnight Echo.
Tiptree Book Club begins with Maureen McHugh’s “Useless Things”
Announcing Galactic Chat.
Competition: tell us your favourite moment of GS from the last year and win a book. Do they get to nominate which one they want to win??
Glitter Rose – signed by Marianne de Pierres, limited print run hard copy
Bold as Love, Gwyneth Jones
Siren Beat/Roadkill by Tansy!!
What Culture Have we Consumed?
Alex: Darkship Thieves, Sarah Hoyt; Betrayer of Worlds, Larry Niven and Edward M Lerner (to be reviewed at Dreams and Speculation)
Tansy: Running Through Corridors, Robert Shearman & Toby Hadoke
Alisa: TED Talks and general update
What has been a highlight of the year for us?
Has it been what we expected?
Have we achieved what we wanted to achieve? (What did we want to achieve?)
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