AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 1/9/22

Jules Verne bibliography, Grantville Gazette #100 coming, The Expanse third trilogy ends, more

NEWS

Pixel Scroll 1/7/22 It’s All Fun And Games Till Someone Pixels A File
WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE DEPLOYMENT WILL AIR. “NASA to Host Coverage, Briefing for Webb Telescope’s Final Unfolding” the space agency announced. NASA will provide live coverage and host a media briefing Saturday, Jan. 8, for the conclusion of the James

The Tapas Bar At The End Of The Expanse: Non-Spoilery Remarks After Finishing Book 9: Leviathan’s Fall
By Daniel Dern: A decade ago, Leviathan Wakes, the first book of the Expanse series by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, writing together as James S. A. Corey, launched us into a (at the time) solar-system-wide adventure. And now, a

Pixel Scroll 1/6/22 Don’t File In The Subspace Ether, Don’t Scroll In Pixel Rain
TO QUIT, OR NOT TO QUIT. Four-time Bram Stoker Award winner Tim Waggoner reaches out to those who are thinking about giving up professional writing in “You Can’t Fire Me!” at Writing in the Dark. He comes up with

Willie Siros (1952-2022): Tribute by Sara Felix
[Texas fan Willie Siros died January 5 at the age of 69. He chaired two of the earliest sf conventions in Texas, Solarcon I and II (1975, 1976), the first three Armadillocons (1979-1981), and LoneStarCon, the 1985 NASFiC in Austin,

Pixel Scroll 1/5/22 By The Time You Scroll Your Pixels, I’ll Be Filing…
AN UNEXPECTED ADDITION TO THE PANTHEON. [Item by rcade.] You’ll never guess who is on the cover of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2022 Calendar. Lots of fun in this thread (which starts here.) (2) UK CONVENTION WILL SHIFT

Pixel Scroll 1/4/22 If You Like My File And You Think I’m Pixely, Come On Baby Let Me Scroll
ACCESSIBILITY ISSUES RAISED ANEW. Mari Ness, who recently called out Discon III’s accessibility issues, today tweeted about another setback involving the Viable Paradise writers workshop. Thread starts here. The “Accessibility at Viable Paradise” webpage discusses the provisions made by

Arisia 2022 Is Cancelled
Arisia 2022 has been cancelled due to the impact of Covid announced Chair Vivian Abraham today. The event had been planned for the January 14-17 weekend in Boston. The hotel has agreed to slide Arisia’s contractual obligations to later years.

The Greatest Motion Picture Scores Of All Time
By Steve Vertlieb: Traditionally, the start of a new year is a time when film critics begin assembling their lists of the best films, actors, writers, composers, and directors of the past year. What follows, then, while honoring that long-held

Pixel Scroll 1/3/22 Barsoomian Rhapsody
AUTHORS CALL OUT DRASTIC PROBLEMS WITH KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING. Several indie romance authors recently found themselves banned by Kindle Direct Publishing with no real explanation, including paranormal and SF authors such as Ruby Dixon, author of Ice Planet Barbarians.

A Bibliography of Jules Verne Translations
By Jeffrey Smith: I’ve always enjoyed making lists of books, though with the internet and its copious bibliographies I don’t do near as many as I used to. I love my recent, handwritten Agatha Christie reading order one; I keep

1632 Universe Milestone – Submissions Open for Grantville Gazette #100
Congratulations to the Grantville Gazette – the March issue will be their 100th. Editor Walt Boyes says, “We are really excited that we have come so far. Starting with 1632, Eric Flint’s ‘standalone’ novel, we have now over 6 million words

AWARDS

Nerds of a Feather Recuses Itself from the 2022 Hugos
The editors of this year’s Best Fanzine Hugo winner Nerds of a Feather have opted to remove themselves from contention for the 2022 Hugos. But they will compete again in 2023. They explained the decision in a post: In

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards Nominees
The Critics Choice Association (CCA) has announced the Television and Film nominees for the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards. HBO’s Succession leads this year’s TV contenders with eight nominations. Belfast and West Side Story lead the film contenders with eleven

2021 Cybils Awards Shortlists
The 2020 finalists for the Cybils (Children’s and Young Adults Bloggers’ Literary Awards) were announced on January 1. The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal.

2022 Annie Awards Nominees
ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominations for its 49th Annie Awards. The Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon leads the feature competition with 10 nominations. The studio’s Encanto earned 9 nominations. Pixar’s Luca and Sony Pictures Animation/Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. The

2022 WSFA Small Press Award Taking Submissions
The Washington (DC) Science Fiction Association (WSFA) has announced that the submission period for the 2022 WSFA Small Press Award is now open and will close on March 31, 2022. The WSFA Small Press Award honors

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