AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 31, 2024

Speculative Sounds: Sonic Discoveries from “John The Balladeer” By RL Thornton: One of the great rediscoveries of this year has been the stories of World Fantasy Award-winner Manly Wade Wellman. In particular, his magical stories […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 17, 2024

So Glad You (Didn’t) Ask #84: A Column of Unsolicited Opinions Unburdening Myself of Unfinished Business By Chris M. Barkley:  ITEM ONE: As we emerge from the cold and cloudless days of January and February, […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: March 3, 2024

Self-Published Science Fiction Competition 3 Semifinalists The third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition’s 18 semifinalists have been announced. They have been selected by the nine remaining judging teams. (The original Team EPIC was dissolved in […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 25, 2024

Warner Holme Review: Heather Webber’s At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities by Heather Webber (Forge, 2023) Review by Warner Holme: Heather Webber’s At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities is the latest […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 18, 2024

Cheryl Morgan, Dave McCarty Resign from WSFS’ Hugo Award Marketing Committee WSFS’ Hugo Awards Marketing Committee (“HAMC”) members Cheryl Morgan and chair Dave McCarty have resigned. New chair Linda Deneroff says, “We are currently in […]

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Glasgow 2024 Releases Hugo Awards Statement

Dear Steve Davidson As Chair of Glasgow 2024, A Worldcon for Our Futures, I unreservedly apologise for the damage caused to nominees, finalists, the community, and the Hugo, Lodestar, and Astounding Awards. Kat Jones has […]

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Breaking: AI Copyright Infringement Claims Rejected

“According to judge Araceli Martínez-Olguín, authors behind three separate lawsuits—including Sarah Silverman, Michael Chabon, and Paul Tremblay—have failed to provide evidence supporting any of their claims except for direct copyright infringement.” A California US District […]

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 11, 2024

NESFA Presents Skylark, Gaughan Awards at Boskone 61 The New England Science Fiction Association honored the winners of two annual awards at Boskone 61 on February 10. SKYLARK AWARD NESFA presented the Skylark Awards for […]

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A Look At Up-Coming Worldcon Bids

Following Chengdu, we stated that we felt that Worldcon Bids need to be subjected to greater scrutiny, especially when it comes to the Q&A sessions (previously referred to as the “Fannish Inquisition”) that are often […]

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AMAZING NEWS: 2/4/24

Whew! Lots and lots and lots and lots of Worldcon/Hugo/WSFS/Tianwen news; artist Ron Miller snags two headlines, Palmer announces con appearance, oldest tree ever discovered, Clough talks tentacles, AI election interference – more

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AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 4, 2024

Cat Eldridge Review: Marvel Femme Fatales Spider-Gwen Statue Review by Cat Eldridge: I’ve needed to write to this up for quite some time and since the second animated Spider-Verse film is recently out, it’s good time […]

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