Discon, Eastercon, French Worldcon bid, SAG & Pulp Factory awards, more
All the news that was fit for popular reads this past week
Discon III announces new hotel and December date
Hispacon 2021 will be virtual, details for the IV Science Fiction Novel Prize “City of Knowledge” announced,
Webzine Literary Anomalies, the return of Fiction magazine and the passing of Claude Lacroix.
FAAN awards, Agatha nominees, Booker long list, Aurealis, Laswitz, Tolkein Society, Royal Society and SFWA statement on Asian diaspora communities (more as well)
The Last unicorn is free!; Shatner celebrates 90 years; Hugo ballot numbers released; PKD Award judges; Huggins wins Baen award, more
Celsius 232 festival guests, and a new issue of Tentacle Pulp
Truly, award season is upon us from the Grammy’s to the Anlabs.
2021 Hugo nominations close this coming Friday
Details about the Pórtico association’s Domingo Santos Award.
SFWA has revealed the 2021 finalists for the Nebula Awards
Rondos, Classic Monsters, Octavia Butler, Producers Guild, BAFTA, Klein Bottles, but no moebius loops….
February’s popular post round up for our Spanish reading friends
SFSFC Inc., files for summary judgment
As a medium for the presentation of new ideas, Scientifiction is unsurpassed. It is the cement which unites scientific fact and fancy; the outlet for the idealistic mind
Octavia Butler to be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame
Harassment of Sanford continues (big surprise, right?) Somtow in symphonic horror; CJ Cherryh wins Heinlein Award, more
C. J. Cherryh wins 2021 Heinlein Prize
British Fantasy Award, Uncanny magazine, Ursa Major awards, Worldcon 76 moves for summary judgment, more
Steve rewrites one of his earlier columns for Amazing (again!) just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care? Did you read it before?
Authors Guild, Mythopoeic awards; it’s not ALL news about Worldcon and Baen
Wesiskopf removed as GoH “there was a fundamental difference between the values Worldcon strives to uphold and the values allowed to be espoused on the forums-in-question.”
Illustration of the year, Best of the Year Toc & Cover reveal, Marvel legacy covers and more
On the night of February 12, 1949, the city of Quito-Ecuador was moved by the alleged news of a Martian invasion
This week’s spanish language roundup
Video of the January collegium of Central American SF authos; the radio program The Basement and a look at John Christopher’s The Death of Grass
A New Tentacle Pulp issue. What more do you need?
Although not as informative as many would prefer, this is the kind of communique we need from Worldcons, especially in the Pandemic era.