The First Rule about the YA Mafia is that you don’t talk about the YA Mafia:
The conversation is starting to turn into something else, which is more about the power writers do/do not have to help or hinder each other’s careers.
Gender bias at Midnight Echo.
Tiptree Book Club begins with Maureen McHugh’s “Useless Things”.
Announcing Galactic Chat.
Competition: tell us your favourite moment of GS from the last year and win a book!
(Glitter Rose, signed by Marianne de Pierres (limited print run hard copy)
Bold as Love, by Gwyneth Jones
Siren Beat/Roadkill by Tansy (and Rob Shearman))
What Culture Have we Consumed?
Alex: Darkship Thieves, Sarah Hoyt; Betrayer of Worlds, Larry Niven and Edward M Lerner (to be reviewed at Dreams and Speculation)
Tansy: Running Through Corridors, Robert Shearman & Toby Hadoke
Alisa: TED Talks and general update
What has been a highlight of the year for us?
Has it been what we expected?
Have we achieved what we wanted to achieve? (What did we want to achieve?)
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