(Linkpost is like a) heatwave July 17, 2015
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Tags: aliette de bodard, apex book of world sf 4, athena andreadis, beth bernobich, chinelo onwualu, didi chanoch, e lily yu, elizabeth bear, jeremiah tolbert, john chu, kate elliott, mad max: fury road, mahvesh murad, nalo hopkinson, natalie luhrs, no award, rachel manija brown, renay, rochita loenen-ruiz, shveta thakrar, sophia mcdougall, space hostages, to shape the dark, tobias buckell, uncanny magazine
Well, it’s been a while.
Chinelo Onwualu talks race, speculative fiction, and Afro SF.
Sophia McDougall’s new book Space Hostages is out! I have my copy ready to read on my upcoming holiday! There is a book trailer, tumblr post and author interview!
Rather than linking to individual stories and essays, I’d like to simply direct you all to the latest issue of Uncanny Magazine. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed everything in it so far, in particular E Lily Yu’s short story and Natalie Luhrs’ column.
Two tables of contents for what look to be excellent anthologies:
To Shape the Dark (ed. Athena Andreadis).
Apex Book of World SF 4 (ed. Mahvesh Murad)
Here are two great Storifies on dealing with rejection, from authors Nalo Hopkinson and Elizabeth Bear, Rachel Manija Brown, Aliette de Bodard, Tobias Buckell, John Chu, Shveta Thakrar, Beth Bernobich, Jeremiah Tolbert and others. Rochita Loenen-Ruiz made both Storifies.
Rochita Loenen-Ruiz has revamped her books blog. The first post is a guest post by editor Didi Chanoch, talking about a new press he’s launching.
This is a great interview with Aliette de Bodard.
I really appreciated this column by Renay about gatekeeping, fannish history and the SF ‘canon’.
I also appreciated this interview with Kate Elliott.
I also loved Athena Andreadis’ thoughts on Mad Max: Fury Road.
More on Fury Road: No Award’s guide to Australian slang. That blog is a national treasure.
I hope you are all feeling wonderful.