Pride Rainbow

Happy pride

I have been out of town most of this week, so the column is short today.

The Nebula Awards were announced on Friday. Here is the list of winners. Network Effect by Martha Wells took Best Novel and Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark took Best Novella.

Chris Salisbury muses on the power of night, and what we’ve lost be fearing the darkness.

This is a nice profile of S.B. Divya.

Secondhand booksellers in the UK are piloting a scheme to pay limited royalties to the writers (as you know, the write makes nothing on any sale after the first one). This is an interesting concept. I wonder how it will work out.

And here’s some Nebula music:


N.K. Jemisin’s BROKEN EARTH trilogy will be adapted as a set of movies.

Nerds of a Feather has some issues with Antediluvian by Wil McCarthy.

Publishers Weekly offers ten “guilty pleasures.” Several of these are “chick lit” but there are a few thrillers on the list.

Another article about the new Loki mini-series.

Christina Ricci is joining the cast of The Matrix 4. In other news, there will be a Matrix 4.

And, casting news on the Into the Spiderverse front.

The latest news on NASA’s planned missions to Venus.

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will sing us out with an Irish Blessing.


  • 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.

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