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2013 Rhysling Award Winners

The Science Fiction Poetry Association recently announced the 2013 Rhysling Award Winners: Short Poem Category: First Place: “The Cat Star” by Terry A. Garey Second Place: “Futurity’s Shoelaces” by Marge Simon Third Place: “Sister Philomela Heard the Voices of Angels” by Megan Arkenberg Long Poem Category: First Place: “Into Flight” by Andrew Robert Sutton Second […]

Sunburst Awards Announced

The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of its 2013 adult award is Maleficium by Martine Desjardins; translated by Fred A. Reed and David Homel (Talonbooks) and the winner of its 2013 young adult award is Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Doubleday Canada).

An Interview with Django Wexler

I have always thought that it’s a little strange that fantasy tends to concentrate on what’s really a very small slice of history (basically 13th or 14th century England) when there’s so much available to use as an archetype. So I was really excited about the idea of basing a fantasy world on something else, and when I started reading about Napoleon I thought, “Okay, this is it!”

New Publisher: Resurrection House

I had this post ready to go on Friday, but it was pre-empted by news of Ann Crispin’s death. I was considering letting the blog sit silent for a week–but in light of the fools and trolls who are dreaming of Writer Beware’s demise, I’ve decided to carry on as usual. It’s what Ann would have wanted.