Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl

Don’t forget about FOGCon’s reading April 30, 2022, with Nisi Shawl and Karen Joy Fowler. The signup for the link is in the article.

File770 shares news about Martha Jones and the Tenth Doctor in comics.

Uncanny Magazine will open submissions for novellas from May 1 thru May 15, and short fiction from May 16 through May 30. Haven’t they won a Hugo? Maybe your story will be the next winner.

The Frankfurt Book Fair raises money for Ukraine. In a similarly-themed article, Publishers Weekly discusses issues raised at the Black Sea Book Conference. Publishers in this part of world face all the global problems and a different flavor of regional political ones.

Elon Musk bought Twitter.

On, Dante Medema talks about stories that take place at the intersection of technology and grief.

Drones speed delivery of needed blood to remote places in Rwanda, solving both aspects of that country’s supply problem; lack of blood in a timely way, and overstock/waste.

SWFA’s completely online Nebula Event will be held the weekend of May 20, 2022. Registration is here.

Loki and Thor will probably not hang out together in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Nerds of a Feather’s
Mind Meld asked five writer about their favorite game or interactive fiction.


  • Marion Deeds

    Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town.