Awards

Fotos de Fan: Hispacón 2013 (Quartumcón)

En primer lugar, déjenme disculparme por las pésimas fotos. Realmente como fotógrafa me muero de hambre. Pero igual quería compartir con ustedes las fotos que tomé y algunas que tomó Ricardo Acevedo y Carlos Suchowolsky.   Y esto es todo lo que he podido rescatar de las malas fotos que he tomado. Tená fotos de […]

Noticias Literatura 23-10

Patrick Rothfuss en España El estadounidense Patrick Rothfuss visitará por primera vez España el próximo mes de noviembre. El autor de “El nombre del viento” y “El temor de un hombre sabio,” de los que se han vendido más de 800.000 ejemplares en lengua castellana, se encontrará con sus lectores en varios actos que se celebrarán en […]

An Anniversary and a Convention Cold…

I found out just yesterday from the Internet Speculative Fiction Database that November 1979 marks the first fan column I ever published in Amazing magazine, the print version. My column was titled “Fans, Prose and Cons”—a somewhat obvious three-way pun. That means it’s been 34 years since I started writing for this magazine.

Octavia Butler, o el peso de la diferencia

Octavia Butler era una chica negra, pobre, inusualmente alta, tímida, tartamuda, disléxica y lesbiana. Desde muy joven tuvo una idea bastante clara de lo que era la discriminación en sus muchas formas y utilizó la ciencia ficción para explorar temas sociales antiguos y modernos.

Noticias Literatura 2-9

Crisis en la colección RBA fantástica Hace unos días se anunció mediante un comunicado en su web la desaparición de la colección de literatura fantástica de RBA. Pocas horas después de publicar dicho post, se suprimió la entrada y se sustituyó por otra nueva en la que mencionan que se “replantean el diseño de la […]

2013 HUGO AWARDS (Winners and Nominees)

The 2013 Hugo Awards were presented at the 71st Worldcon – LoneStarCon3 – in San Antonio Texas over the Labor Day Weekend. Best Novel Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor) 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout, Mira Grant (Orbit) Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin […]

Awards! Awards! Science Fiction Poetry Awards!

After an extended summer break I’ve returned with lots of exciting news and a whole bunch of wonderful books, which I’ll be reviewing for you in the coming months. It’s award season!!! With WorldCon this weekend, that may seem obvious, but the Hugo Award is for everything but poetry. So, the Science Fiction Poetry Association […]

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The Chesley

Browsing through my photo file yielded one of me taken at the 16th annual Chesley Awards, 2001, accepting an award for one of the winners.  Which did not include me 🙂 (although I have been nominated three times, 1998 and 2004).  The winners were announced, as is traditional, during a Friday night ceremony carved out […]

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 28)

Cool Stuff That Might Happen (or Not): Awards, Best of Anthologies, Movies Welcome back! This week I’ll be looking at some of the cool things that just might happen to you after you’ve published a story or—more likely—a lot of stories. And while I have your attention and since we’re discussing awards this week, for […]

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” all smashed together to form “sercon.” (If they were complete words, we’d have what Humpty Dumpty called “portmanteau” […]