Galactic Suburbia 63

In which we look at the politics of female author portraits, why you shouldn’t tweet celebrities about their alleged irrelevance, and start thinking about what we’re going to vote for in the Hugos. You can get us at iTunes or from Galactic Suburbia.


Women in SF & Fantasy in Australian media
– the article is a month old, but still relevant!

WA Premier’s Book Awards Shortlist announced and Penni Russon is on it!

Top 10 list of the greatest female SF/fantasy authors ‘of all time’ – do you agree?

Tansy’s Pinterest board of portraits of “Lady Novelists”

It’s Not Wise to Be A Jerk to Felicia Day

What Culture Have we Consumed?

Alex: Schismatrix Plus, Bruce Sterling; Embassytown, China Mieville; Snow White and the Huntsman; Bitter Greens, Kate Forsyth; Diamond Eyes, AA Bell

Tansy: Salvage, by Jason Nahrung; Medea, Kerry Greenwood; Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold; Ame-Comi Wonder Woman & Batgirl; Silk Spectre #1 by Darwyn Cook & Amanda Conner; The Invincible Iron Man, Matt Fraction

Alisa: Blackout, Mira Grant

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[photo: Stella Miles Franklin, older and more characterful than we usually see her in images]

2 responses

  1. uniquecomuniqua | Reply

    Great show, as always. My only complaint is that whenever I listen to your show (andCoode street- writer and the critic) my To be read list gets magically longer.

    1. Glad you enjoyed it! I’d like to apologise for expanding TBR piles, but they do it to mine as well, so… I guess it’s self-inflicted 😀 At least you probably don’t have to add Diamond Eyes…

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