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Hugo Drama Continues as Black Gate Withdraws from Consideration (Updated)

While the final ballot appeared settled last week, another Puppy nominee has withdrawn from the Hugo Awards. The blog Black Gate Magazine was nominated in the best fanzine category as part of Vox Day’s Rabid Puppy slate. Previously Black Gate contributor … Continue reading

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Two Puppies withdraw from Hugo Ballot

Annie Bellet and Marko Kloos have withdrawn their nominations from the Hugo ballot. Both were part of the Sad and Rabid Puppies slates. They join Matthew David Surridge, a fan writer who declined his nomination before the nominees were announced. In … Continue reading

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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

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A (belated) Look at the World Fantasy Awards and the controversy behind them

Last Sunday the World Fantasy Convention presented the 40th Annual World Fantasy Awards. Here is a rundown of the winners: Life Achievement Award Ellen Datlow Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Novel Sofia Samatar — A Stranger in Olondria (Small Beer Press) Novella Andy … Continue reading

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