• Catching Up With Crime Fiction Awards
    2022 AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS The winners of the 2022 An Post Irish Book Awards  have been announced. They don’t have an SFF category, but they do have a crime fiction category:   Irish Independent Crime Fiction Book of the … Continue reading
  • Pixel Scroll 12/3/22 A Credential Is Haunting Mount TBR
    (1) 2023 SMOFCON AWARDED TO RHODE ISLAND. Massachusetts Convention Fandom Inc. (MCFI) has been voted the right to host the 2023 Smofcon in Providence, RI. The vote, taken this weekend at the Smofcon in Montreal, was Providence 37 and Sweden … Continue reading
  • 2023 TAFF Nominees Announced
    The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund administrators Fia Karlsson and “Orange Mike” Lowrey have announced the candidates for the 2023 TAFF trip from Europe to North America, with itineraries expected to include Pemmi-Con, the 2023 NASFIC in Winnipeg. The candidates are: Sandra BondNominators: … Continue reading
  • Remembering Roger Weddall
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  • First Annual Brave New Weird Winners
    Tenebrous Press announced the winners of the first annual Brave New Weird Award on December 1. They constitute the table of contents of Brave New Weird: The Best New Weird Horror of 2022 which will be released on February 6, 2023. AUTHOR … Continue reading
  • Pixel Scroll 12/2/22 Pixel Plus X
    (1) STOCKHOLM BIDS FOR 2023 SMOFCON. A group is bidding Stockholm, Sweden at the site of the 2023 Smofcon. Their proposed dates are December 1-3, 2023, and the venue would be a culture center called Dieselverkstaden in Sickla. In Dieselverkstaden … Continue reading
  • HWA Opens Submission Window for Scholarship From Hell
    The Horror Writers Association is accepting applications for its Scholarship From Hell through January 31, 2023. Click for a full list of rules. The Scholarship From Hell puts the recipient right into the intensive, hands-on workshop environment of Horror University, which takes place … Continue reading
  • Marvel Celebrates Black History Month With Variant Covers, Backup Stories
    Last month at New York Comic Con, Marvel Comics announced some exciting things coming when it celebrates Black History Month this February with various new series centered about Black heroes and creators and a new edition of Marvel’s Voices anthology series, Marvel’s … Continue reading
  • Remembering Hugo Friedhofer
    By Steve Vertlieb: I’ve read with interest some of the recent discussions concerning the measure of Hugo Friedhofer’s importance as a composer, and it set my memory sailing back to another time in a musical galaxy long ago and far … Continue reading

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