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Some Thoughts on the 2023 Nebula Award Winners – and Hamburg Traffic Hell

The winners of the 2023 Nebula Awards were announced this morning at 5 AM my time, which is why I did not follow them live. Normally, I would have already posted my Nebula winner commentary post by now. But I … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2024 Hugo Finalists

The 2024 Hugo finalists were announced today – on Good Friday, which is a really terrible time to do this. I thought that John Scalzi had persuaded the powers that be that announcing Hugo finalists on a long holiday weekend … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 2023 Nebula Finalists

The finalists for the 2023 Nebula Awards were announced today. The video of the live announcement may be found here. Normally, the Nebula finalists are announced shortly before Hugo nominations close, giving people the chance to catch up with works … Continue reading

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A handy guide to all SFF-related posts and works of 2023

I never felt particularly comfortable with eligibility posts, but I posted such an overview for the first time in 2016, when someone added my name to the Hugo Nominations Wiki. Eventually, it paid off, because I was a Hugo finalist … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 2023 Hugo Winners

The winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards were announced today at Worldcon in Chengdu, China. My thoughts on the finalists may be found here. I almost forgot that the Hugos were today, because a) I normally don’t expect Worldcon or … Continue reading

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Commercial Break

Before we return to our regularly scheduled Foundation reviews, I have a few things to announce. For starters, I was over at Galactic Journey yesterday, talking about the heyday of science fiction dime novels and the first stirrings of the … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 2023 Dragon Award Winners

The winners of the 2023 Dragons Awards were announced today at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia. The full list of winners may be found here. Since it seems I’m committed/cursed to cover the Dragon Awards – coverage of previous years … Continue reading

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The 2023 Dragon Award Finalists: Mostly Good with a Oddities

Does anybody except for me and Camestros Felapton and maybe Doris V. Sutherland still care about the Dragon Awards? I don’t know, but the 2023 Dragon Award finalists have been annunced today. The full list of finalists may be found … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2023 Hugo Finalists

After taking an inordinately long time to tabulate the nominations, the Chengdu Worldcon finally announced the 2023 Hugo finalists last night – after accidentally posting a not quite correct list on their website a few days ago. Of course, there … Continue reading

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Cora’s Adventures at Metropol Con in Berlin, Part 2: The Con

As you probably know, I was at Metropol Con, a new SFF convention in Berlin, last week. For my pre-con wanderings around Berlin, check out this post. And now, let’s get to the con itself. Day 1: Thursday, May 18, … Continue reading

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