Category: Hugo awards

  • The Hugo Kill Switch

    The people at The Hugo Book Club Blog (Olav Rokne & Amanda Wakaruk) are on a high-stakes mission to defuse a time bomb. Deep within the WSFS constitution is a hidden switch that is creeping ever closer to hitting some beloved Hugo Award categories. Can a rag-tag team save the Fan categories before the timer […]

  • Hugo 2022: BDP Long

    I don’t know if I’ll do BDP short as it means catching up on some shows I haven’t been watching but I have seen all the Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form finalists. Let’s jump in! Dune, screenplay by Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, and Eric Roth; directed by Denis Villeneuve; based on the novel Dune […]

  • Friday’s Rag Tag Crew meets Hugo BDP: Space Sweepers (no spoilers)

    Friday’s Rag Tag Crew meets Hugo BDP: Space Sweepers (no spoilers)

    Space ship crews don’t come more rag-tag than this. Each and every one of them has a dark and tragic backstory but now they cruise Earth’s orbit salvaging junk as dramatically as possible. It’s the near(ish) future and Earth is sliding into an ecologically uninhabitable mess. Luckily there are new opportunities in space but those […]

  • Watching You Tube so you don’t have to: Larry & Ethan edition

    Watching You Tube so you don’t have to: Larry & Ethan edition

    If you write a book you should do a promotional tour but 1. I’m lazy 2. I’ve no time and 3. I don’t want to. Luckily, other people can do your promotional work for you and what better way to advertise Debarkle than for Larry Correia and Ethan Van Sciver to talk about the overlap […]

  • Paul Weimer: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Paul Weimer: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Paul WeimerTwitter: https://twitter.com/PrinceJvstinNerds of a Feather: http://www.nerds-feather.com/search/label/paul%20weimerThe Skiffy and Fanty Show: https://skiffyandfanty.com/author/jvstin/Tor.com: https://www.tor.com/author/paul-weimer/Photography: https://www.princejvstin.com/Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/princejvstin Pronouns: He/him Paul Weimer is a fan, a photographer, a podcaster, a review, a critic, a traveller and did I mention that he is a fan? A prolific reviewer and a frequent guest on numerous podcasts, Paul does not literally […]

  • Jason Sanford: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Jason Sanford: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Jason SanfordTwitter: https://twitter.com/jasonsanfordBlog: https://www.jasonsanford.com/blogPatreon (Genre Grapevine): https://www.patreon.com/jasonsanfordPronouns: He/him Jason Sanford is a fan journalist, reviewer and award-nominated novelist. He is having a busy year with two different streams of his work being recognised in 2022: he was a Nebula Award & Philip K Dick Award finalist for Best Novel with The Plague Birds and […]

  • Cora Buhlert: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Cora Buhlert: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Cora BuhlertTwitter: https://twitter.com/CoraBuhlertBlog: http://corabuhlert.com/Galactic Journey: http://galacticjourney.org/author/corabuhlert/File 770: https://file770.com/tag/cora-buhlert/Other sites: https://retrosfreviews.blogspot.com/ & http://indiespecfic.blogspot.com/Pronouns: She/her Cora Buhlert is a prolific indie author, champion of independent publishing, blogger, pulp historian as well as a teacher and translator. Based in Germany, her sci-fi writing and reviews are primarily in English but she is also a tireless ambassador for […]

  • Alex Brown: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Alex Brown: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Alex BrownTwitter: https://twitter.com/QueenOfRatsBlog: https://bookjockeyalex.com/Locus: https://locusmag.com/tag/alex-brown/Tor.com: https://www.tor.com/author/alex-brown/Pronouns: They/them Alex Brown is an award-winning SF&F critic (2020 Ignyte Best Critic Award), librarian and fan writer who has written for Locus, Tor.com, NPR and Buzzfeed. They’ve also written two non-fiction books about the Napa Valley. On their blog they describe their writing and themselves: “Much of their […]

  • Bitter Karella: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Bitter Karella: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Bitter KarellaTwitter: [author account] https://twitter.com/bitterkarellaTwitter: [Midnight Pals] @midnight_palsItch.io: [books, comics, games] https://bitterkarella.itch.io/ and see also https://itch.io/s/70593/send-bitterkarella-to-chicon-8Pronouns: He/him, she/her Bitter Karella is a game designer, comic writer, video making and social media satirist with an insightful perspective on horror, science fiction and fantasy (but in particular horror). Her break out hit has been the satirical […]

  • Chris M. Barkley: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Chris M. Barkley: Hugo 2022 Fanwriter Finalist

    Name: Chris M. BarkleyTwitter: https://twitter.com/cmzhang42Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.barkleyFile 770 related posts: https://file770.com/tag/chris-barkley/Pronouns: He/him Chris Barkley has been an active voice in fandom for over 40 years. He’s been a volunteer at numerous Worldcons, including being the head of media relations at several and more broadly, he’s been one of those vital people in fandom who does the […]

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