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Live from Aussiecon4, speaking from the entirely unsuburban wasteland of downtown Melbourne, Alisa, Alex and Tansy faced an audience of real people, and managed to keep their chatter to a 50 minute podcast.  SHOCK.  Some awards news, Worldcon gossip, what we are reading and our pet topic: female heroes in SF & Fantasy.

News World Fantasy Nominations: http://www.locusmag.com/News/2010/08/2009-world-fantasy-awards-nominees/

Sir Julius Vogel Awards: http://www.sfawardswatch.com/?p=3539

European SF Society Awards: http://www.sfawardswatch.com/?p=3547

Fave bits of Aussiecon4 so far.

What have we been reading/listening to? Alex: Beastly Bride, ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling; Legends of Australian Fantasy, ed. Jonathan Strahan and Jack Dann; Secret Feminist Cabal, Helen Merrick; Tansy: Shades of Milk & Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal; The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins; Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor Alisa: Death Most Definite, Trent Jamieson.

Pet Subject: Female heroes in SF/F

As ever, please send feedback to galacticsuburbia@gmail.com or to our Twitter account @galacticsuburbs.  We’d especially love to hear your response to our “live” episode, or your highlights from Aussiecon.

Over the next week we’ll be putting up a series of mini-eps from the convention, including our post-Ditmars round up, our post-Hugos round up, a omg-the-convention-is-over round up, and an interview between Alex and Phil & Kaja Foglio of Girl Genius fame.  Was Jake Flinthart correct to accuse her of giggling?  Find out!

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