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Galactic Suburbia 128

In which other women are magnificent on the Internet, Fangirls are happy, and something mysterious is happening in Night Vale. You can get us from iTunes or at Galactic Suburbia.

What’s New on the Internet

Nicola Griffith crunches some data about book bias between winners & shortlists
Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s Women and SF blog, and the Vonda McIntyre Starfarers post in particular
Kate Elliott on Diversity Panels: Where Next?

What Culture Have we Consumed?

Alisa: Fangirl Happy Hour Podcast
Alex: Night Vale; Seanan McGuire, Every Heart A Doorway; Catherynne Valente, The Girl who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her own Making
Tansy: Court of Fives by Kate Elliott, Letters to Tiptree

You can buy Tansy’s murder mystery Drowned Vanilla in ebook now!

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Letters to Tiptree

TiptreeIt is Tiptree month, because yesterday Alice Sheldon would have turned 100. I am completely ensnared in All Things Sheldon/Tiptree at the moment because of Letters to Tiptree, which was launched yesterday for Sheldon’s birthday and which has been consuming much of my time over the last few months. I’m immensely proud of this book and still incredibly honoured that Alisa asked me to co-edit it with her.

A few people have written articles about Sheldon and Tiptree, so here – have some links:

Leah Schnelbach on What James Tiptree can teach us about the power of the SF Community

Brit Mandelo on Where To Start with the Works of James Tiptree, Jr 

Tansy Rayner Roberts on Raccoona Sheldon’s “The Screwfly Solution”

Galactic Suburbia on the amazing biography written by Julie Phillips a few years ago

Alisa talked about Tiptree and other things over on the Three Hoarsemen podcast

Not sure you’re interested in reading a whole bunch of letters to Sheldon/Tiptree? Here are some examples:

Gwyneth Jones (includes one of the greatest lines ever)

Brit Mandelo

Nicola Griffith