Tag Archives: Ancillary Sword

Locus Award Winners Announced

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation presented the Locus Awards today at the annual Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle. Connie Willis hosted the ceremony, known for its lighthearted, Hawaiian shirt-themed festivities. The winners were selected through an open reader’s poll. Voting … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Ann Leckie on Hugos, pronouns and Genitalia Festivals

So another reason why I have been slow to post lately has been the volume of freelance interviews I’ve been doing lately. Like talking to the current queen of space opera, Ann Leckie. Squee! In a recent interview for AZCentral, Leckie, … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ancillary Sword takes the BSFA

And even more award news in this already overloaded weekend as Ann Leckie starts her quest to repeat last years’ achievements by winning the British Science Fiction Award with Ancillary Sword. The award was announced at Dysprosium, this year’s London Eastercon. I’ll admit, … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My thoughts on the Hugo Nominations

When I was younger and discovering science fiction, one thing I looked towards for guidance was the Hugo Award. I used the award lists to plot my reading and discover what had been judge the best by sci-fi readers. I … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

2014: My Year in Books — The Good, the Bad and the Unread

I’ve done a lot of reading this year, and with it winding down I think it’s time for the requisite “Best of” List. So this is my look back at the year in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and a smattering of speculative … Continue reading

Posted in Best Of, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments