Author Archives: Terry Weyna

Sunday Links, January 18, 2015

Awards The category winners in the 2014 Costa Book awards have been announced.  The Book of the Year will be announced on January 27. The nominees for the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award have been announced. Best of 2014 The Book Smugglers have added a number of new writers to their Smugglivus celebration, which I […]

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Sunday Links, December 21, 2014

Awards  The longlist of nominees for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been announced. The winners of the Rhysling Awards have been announced by the Science Fiction Poetry Association. The Folio Prize long list has been announced. What to Read Next Tor.com has done its usual splendid job in laying out the monthly releases […]

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Sunday Links, November 23, 2014

Awards The winners of the National Book Awards have been announced. The winners of the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. The winners of the Anthony, Macavity and Shamus Awards have been announced. Best Books of the Year Amazon has published its lists of the best books of the year in myriad categories:  science, science […]

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Sunday Links, November 9, 2014

Awards Richard Flanagan has won the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, a “timeless depiction of war,” according to the jury.  The novel is about Japan’s use of prisoners of war to build a railway in Burma under brutal conditions. The Guardian awarded its Not the Booker Prize to The […]

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Halloween Links, October 31, 2014

It’s a special, spooky edition of links to read after all the trick-or-treaters have come and gone, after you turn all the lights out and snuggle up with the leftover candy.  Enjoy — and don’t be frightened! Here are some engravings of the Great Pumpkin Patch done in the style of Gustave Doré.  It gives […]

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Sunday Links, October 5, 2014

Awards The 2014 Utopiales European Award nominees have been announced.  This award is given to a novel or collection by a European speculative fiction author that was published in French during the literary season preceding the Utopiales festival.  The award ceremony will be held on November 1, 2014. The 2014 Kirkus Prize finalists have been […]

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Sunday Links, September 28, 2014

Obituaries Author Eugie K. Foster died yesterday after only 42 years on this earth.  I will miss terribly all the wonderful stories and novels she would have written had she lived, and treasure those she did write all the more.  Hey, cancer?  You can go do something physically impossible to yourself.  Right away. Awards The […]

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Sunday Links, September 21, 2014

Obituary Graham Joyce has died.  He was one of the great fantasy writers of our age.  The first book of his that I read was The Tooth Fairy, which is wonderfully weird and off-balance, different from any other fantasy work you’ll read.  Most recently, I read The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit, a coming-of-age […]

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Sunday Links, August 31, 2014

Awards  The Hugo Award winners have been announced, as have the winners of the 1939 Retro Hugos.  If you missed reading the nominated stories, you can find many of them linked here.  The Baen Fantasy Adventure Award winners have been announced. The Mythopoeic Award winners have been announced. The Sideways Awards for Alternate History have […]

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Sunday Links, August 10, 2014

What to Read Next John Scalzi lists his favorite books about epidemics.  I’m surprised he left out Mira Grant’s Newsfeed Trilogy — but maybe he classifies those more as zombie novels than novels about epidemics.  But if that’s the case, how come he included Max Brooks’s World War Z?  Still, it’s hard to argue with […]

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