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Congratulations 2011 Chesley Awards Winners

Winners of the 2011 Chesley Awards, given by the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA), were announced at Renovation, the 69th Worldcon, August 18, 2011. Thanks, Locus, for the announcement! Best Cover Illustration – Paperback Book: Jason Chan, … Continue reading

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Hugo Awards will be announced tonight!

Are you ready for the Hugo Awards announcement? If you can’t wait, watch it streaming live! Good luck to those friends of the conference that are up for awards!

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CfP: NeMLA

NeMLA March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY, U.S.A. Apocalyptic Projections in Sci-Fi and/or Fantasy Literature for 2012 and Beyond This panel provides an opportunity to explore the ramifications of the 2012 doomsday prophesiers on cultural behavior as witnessed within the genre … Continue reading

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Launch of Zanzalá: Estudos de Ficção Científica

We are delighted to announce the launch of Zanzalá, a Brazilian on-line academic journal dedicated to science-fiction studies. Zanzalá can be accessed at http://www.ufjf.br/lefcav/revista-zanzala/. Zanzalá: Estudos de Ficção Científica (ISSN 2236-8191) is the first peer-reviewed Brazilian academic journal dedicated to … Continue reading

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Congratulations Mythopoeic Award Winners

The winners of this year’s Mythopoeic Award winners were announced at Mythcon 42 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on July 17, 2011. Award winners are said to best exemplify “the spirit of the Inklings”. Winners: Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature: … Continue reading

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CYA Division Head Announcement

We pleased to announced Alaine Martaus as the new division head for the CYA group. We thank Amie for her years of service and are excited to have Alaine on board. Alaine is a doctoral student in Library and Information … Continue reading

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The Binding Strength of Irish Studies

Congratulations to Donald Morse and his wife for their new book, The Binding Strength of Irish Studies. It’s a real work of love and we’re delighted about this accomplishment! The Binding Strength of Irish Studies: Festschrift in Honour of Csilla … Continue reading

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2011 Locus Award Finalists have been announced!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2011 Locus Awards. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2011. Good luck everyone!

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In Memoriam: Joanna Russ (1937-2011)

We are so sad to hear of Joanna Russ’s passing after a series of strokes. Thank you Locus for this obituary. Joanna Russ was a prolific fiction and non-fiction writer and is best known for her novel, The Female Man, … Continue reading

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2011 Hugo and Campbell Award nominees announced

http://www.locusmag.com/News/2011/04/2011-hugo-and-campbell-awards-nominees/ Nominees for the Hugo Awards and for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer have been announced by Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011. The Hugo Awards … Continue reading

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