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Archive for July 2011

Episode 37: 21 July 2011

In which we discuss the SF Gateway and some great additions to the Women in SF conversation, Alex eats all the Bujold in one bite, and Alisa’s puppy does his very best to oppress us.

News The Locus Awards Prometheus Award winners Sturgeon and Campbell Awards Shirley Jackson Awards

Recent announcement - Gollancz announces the SF Gateway, huge project to digitise & make available thousands of SF classics as ebooks.

Linda Nagata on ‘What’s in a Name’ and her career trajectory as a female writer of hard SF Chris Moriarty on labels in the women & SF conversation Women and the chilly climate at Scientific American

Liz Williams at the Guardian on the way science fiction reflects human belief Alastair Reynolds to write Doctor Who novel: Tansy and Alex’s obsessions in one package!

What Culture Have we Consumed?

Alisa: Maureen Johnson on www.whyy.org/podcast; Twin Peaks; Mercy (not genre but interesting feminism); Alex: sooo much Bujold (3rd, 4th and 5th omnibi, and Memory); lots of books, because of holidays! But particularly Heartless, Gail Carriger; Blackout, Connie Willis; Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, NK Jemisin... also Harry Potter 7 and Transformers 3. Tansy: The Demon’s Surrender, The Holy Terror & Robophobia (Big Finish), Subterranean’s YA Issue

Pet Subject: Feedback from our Joanna Russ episode

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How To Suppress Women's Writing, by Joanna Russ

The Female Man, by Joanna Russ

"When it Changed," by Joanna Russ

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