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In which we rant about feminist issues and gender disparity (are you shocked?), Alisa proclaims the death of bookstores and publishing, we look at branding and internet dramah, plus a million zillion award shortlists, TANSY BEING A TIPTREE JUDGE, a Swancon preview, and... um.  It’s a bit long. But full of crunchy Galactic Suburbian goodness.

News

Diana Wynne Jones passed away http://tansyrr.com/tansywp/diana-wynne-jones-tributes-and-memories/

Shaun Tan wins the Astrid Lindgren Award http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2011/mar/29/shaun-tan-astrid-lindgren-prize?CMP=twt_gu http://www.shauntan.net/news1.html

Carol Emshwiller’s 90th birthday celebrations http://carolemshwillerproject.blogspot.com/

25 A&R franchises in Australia go indie http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/articles/2011/04/19359/

Strange Horizons - dealing with the low numbers of female reviewers http://www.strangehorizons.com/blog/2011/03/a_few_good_women_a_call_for_re.shtml

The Age on the poor numbers of women’s work being reviewed (in the literary “mainstream”) http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/womens-writing--fights-for-attention-20110401-1cpjg.html and coverage of a panel on the gender disparity, again in literary mainstream http://blogs.radionational.net.au/bookshow/?p=1275

Prometheus Awards nominees, from the Libertarian Futurist Society: http://www.sfawardswatch.com/?p=4065

Running Press, Tricia Telep and Jessica Verday http://charles-tan.blogspot.com/2011/04/essay-clarifying-issue-of-wicked-pretty.html http://blog.outeralliance.org/archives/791 http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/print/20110404/46703-the-misinformation-age-what-happens-when-a-headline-goes-viral.html

TANSY BECOMES A TIPTREE JUDGE!! http://tansyrr.com/tansywp/tiptree/

Aurealis Awards: www.aurealisawards.com/finalists2010.pdf Ditmars: http://2011.swancon.com.au/2011/03/natcon-fifty-ditmar-awards/ Tin Ducks: http://2011.swancon.com.au/tin-duck-awards/ Chronos Awards: http://arcadiagt5.livejournal.com/362522.html

Livejournal not so live this week - AK has existential crisis about blogging & identity.

Feedback Aishwarya, Kaia, Adam

Competition winners!

Swancon Preview Maybe each of us could pick some things off the program we’re excited about? http://2011.swancon.com.au/swancon-thirty-six-natcon-fifty-full-program/

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