Aliette de Bodard wins a Nebula

Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard for winning a Nebula Award for Best Short Story, for Immersion. This is something of a historical win as, as far as we can ascertain, Aliette is the first ever European writer to win a Nebula in the entire history of the award. Congratulations to Aliette and here's hoping for the continuation of greater diversity... Continue Reading →

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Aliette de Bodard on Mixed-race people in SFF

Aliette gave us permission to repost this here, from her blog: Mixed-race people in SFF By Aliette de Bodard OK, because I’ve seen one too many %%% storylines about mixed-race people in fiction (expanded for SFF to include the children of humans and aliens/magical creatures, etc.). For your information: We are not psychopaths, terminally maladjusted,... Continue Reading →

BSFA Award

I'm delighted to say we've been nominated for a BSFA Award in the non-fiction category! And very happy to see two international writers, Aliette de Bodard (France) and Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (Philippines) in the short fiction category. Best Novel Dark Eden by Chris Beckett (Corvus) Empty Space: a Haunting by M. John Harrison (Gollancz) Intrusion by Ken Macleod (Orbit)... Continue Reading →

Aliette de Bodard on her new novella, On a Red Station, Drifting

Aliette de Bodard's latest book publication is the novella, On A Red Station, Drifting, published by the UK's Immersion Press in hardcover. Here, Aliette talks about the genesis and process of writing the novella, based on the Chinese classic Dream of Red Mansions: So, it’s occurred to me I didn’t actually provide this for my latest... Continue Reading →

2012 Utopiales Awards Announced

The Utopiales Awards were announced in Utopiales, Nantes, France. Fiction Utopiales European Award: “Biting the Shield” (Mordre le bouclier) by Justine Niogret (France) Utopiales European Youth Award: “Blood Red Road” (Saba ange de la mort ) by Moira Young (UK) Cinema Feature Films Grand Prix : “Eega” (Fly) by S. S. Rajamouli (India) SyFy Public Award... Continue Reading →

Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2012

Locus have the winners of this year's Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire: French Novel Rêves de Gloire, Rolanc C. Wagner (L’Atalante) Avant le déluge, Raphaël Albert (Mnémos) Léviathan : La Chute, Lionel Davoust (Don Quichotte) Bankgreen, Thierry Di Rollo (Le Bélial’) Narcogenèse, Anne Fakhouri (L’Atalante) Loar, Loïc Henry (Griffe d’Encre) D’Or et d’émeraude, Éric Holstein (Mnémos) L’Ardoise magique,... Continue Reading →

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