In which Alex falls by the wayside and Alisa & Tansy soldier on to talk about awards, Connie Willis, Tina Fey and Chicks Digging Comics. And more comics.
Manfire: the latest exploration of genderbending comics protest through artwork
Cool comment about understanding Aussie fiction awards from outside our country.
Aurealis Awards nominees: press release
Brit Mandelo new Strange Horizons fiction editor
Pinterest for Galactic Suburbia! Thanks, Celia
Swancon Program is out - Perth SF convention this Easter.
Tansy's Creature Court books (Power and Majesty, The Shattered City and Reign of Beasts) are now available on the Kindle internationally! Should be available on other platforms too - iBookstore etc. If you see them for sale somewhere in your country please let us know. Fly, my pretties, fly!
What Culture Have we Consumed? Alisa: All About Emily, Connie Willis; Bossypants, Tina Fey; Hunger Games Movie Tansy: Astonishing X-Men, Joss Whedon & John Cassaday; Saucer Country by Paul Cornell, Chicks Dig Comics, edited by Lynne M Thomas & Sigrid Ellis.
We'll be giving away a copy of Beyond Binary, edited by Brit Mandelo (and featuring a Tansy story). Tweet us with the name of your favourite queer/genderqueer/QLTBG character in SF or fantasy to be in the draw!
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Hurah! Bought ‘Power and Majesty’ from Kindle before finishing listening to the episode. I really loved ‘Love and Romanpunk’ and was VERY frustrated I couldn’t try more! (I’m in Canada.)
Don’t ask me when I’m going to read P&M, my too-read pile is very electronically tall though I’ve only had an e-reader since Christmas… Sigh, I guess a large too-read pile is the sign of a mind still hungry for new pleasures and challenges so I guess I’ll just look at it as a positive thing!