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Guest Post: Hot Drinks and Character

Yesterday marked the re-launch of The Wizardry of Jewish Women. The book was nominated for a Ditmar Award earlier this year and I enjoyed it when I reviewed its initial publication last September. In honour of its re-release, I invited Gillian to write about a topic close to my heart. Elizabeth has asked me if […]

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Guest Post: Twisted Moon Magazine

It’s no secret that I’m fond of reading speculative erotica. So, I was delighted when Twisted Moon Magazine launched their first issue. With the second issue due out on Friday (in time for the New Moon, natch), I’ve invited the editors to share a little about their publication. Why erotic speculative poetry? What made us, […]

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Anne Rowlands reviews Nerve Endings edited by Tobi Hill-Meyer

Published: February 2017 by Instar Books Format reviewed: E-book (mobi) Genres: LGBTQIA, erotica. Stories are a mix of contemporary and speculative fiction. Source: Publisher Available: Publisher (print and electronic) ~ Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A trans woman […]

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GUFF Interview: Alexandra Pierce

The Get Up-and-over Fan Fund is designed to promote connections between fandoms in Australasia and Europe. This year GUFF will send one delegate from Australiasia to Worldcon in Helsinki in August. Voting is open to all interested fans, regardless of nationality. It closes 17 April. Deciding how to rank the candidates can be a pretty […]

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GUFF Interview: Sam Hawke

The Get Up-and-over Fan Fund is designed to promote connections between fandoms in Australasia and Europe. This year GUFF will send one delegate from Australiasia to Worldcon in Helsinki in August. Voting is open to all interested fans, regardless of nationality. It closes 17 April. Deciding how to rank the candidates can be a pretty […]

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Guest Post: World Science Fiction Society Young Adult Award

  Having recently been a judge for the YA categories of the Aurealis Awards, I’ve grown quite familiar with the genre. So I was delighted to hear the WSFS is exploring the possibility of establishing a YA award tied to the Hugos. Today I have Forestofglory here to tell us a bit about the award. […]

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GUFF Interview: Donna Maree Hanson

The Get Up-and-over Fan Fund is designed to promote connections between fandoms in Australasia and Europe. This year GUFF will send one delegate from Australiasia to Worldcon in Helsinki in August. Voting is open to all interested fans, regardless of nationality. It closes 1 April. Deciding how to rank the candidates can be a pretty […]

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GUFF Interview: Belle McQuattie

The Get Up-and-over Fan Fund is designed to promote connections between fandoms in Australasia and Europe. This year GUFF will send one delegate from Australiasia to Worldcon in Helsinki in August. Voting is open to all interested fans, regardless of nationality. It closes 1 April. Deciding how to rank the candidates can be a pretty […]

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Rivqa Rafael

Difficult differences: diversity of racial identity in an intersectional anthology

For today’s post, I’ve invited Rivqa Rafael to discuss her forthcoming anthology¬†Problem Daughters. Problem Daughters will amplify the voices of women who are sometimes excluded from mainstream feminism. It will be an anthology of beautiful, thoughtful, unconventional speculative fiction and poetry around the theme of intersectional feminism, with a specific focus on the lives and […]

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2016 Snapshot: K.J. Bishop

K.J. Bishop is the award-winning author of The Etched City and story collection That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote. She is also an artist, with her recent work Beau (the Boulevardier of Broken Dreams) a finalist in the 2016 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. She has a website and an Etsy shop. 1. Your […]

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