In which we pop the cork on the champagne bottle to welcome in the beginning of the 9 month science fiction awards season – hooray! You can get us from iTunes or stream from Galactic Suburbia.
Responses to the Galactic Suburbia Award.
Crawford nominees and winner: Genevieve Valentine’s Mechanique.
SF Translation Awards Fundraiser – donate and win awesome books
The Kitschies: yes really, rum and tentacles.
LOCUS Recommended Reading List! [and Poll]
Young Australian of the Year who founded Robogals: Marita Cheng
Women of SF in their own words, reviewed by Brit Mandelo
Diana Peterfreund: following up on Brave New Love [and how the internet often fails to pick up the pieces after a controversy has died down]
Women Writing Horror (it’s new, who knew?)
[and the other Guardian article patronising genre readers, taken apart by Smart Bitches Trashy Books]
Creature Court trilogy giveaway – we’ll be drawing it next episode, email us to tell us about one book you read because of us & you’ll enter the draw to win all three books by Tansy
Creature Court Spoilerific Blog Post – only for those who have read Creature Court Book Three, Reign of Beasts, by Tansy Rayner Roberts
What Culture Have we Consumed?
Alisa: Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby; The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson
Alex: Clockwork Rocket, Greg Egan; A Fisherman of the Inland Sea, Ursula le Guin; The Business of Death, Trent Jamieson; Skyrim
Tansy: Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti; Batgirl: the Lesson; Redwood & Wildfire by Andrea Hairston; Blake’s 7: The Turing Test [Big Finish], Doctor Who: Foe From the Future [Big Finish]
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