24 April 2011

Chicks Dig Time Lords nominated for a Hugo. Watch Tara's head explode.

I am deeply honoured to announce that Lynne M Thomas and my essay collection Chicks Dig Time Lords has been nominated for a 2011 Hugo Award for "Best Related Work".

Congratulations to the entire Chicks team, including assistant editor Michael Thomas, the book's designer Christa Dickson, cover artist Katy Shuttleworth, and all of our contributors and interviewees:

Elizabeth Bear
Carole E. Barrowman
Jackie Jenkins
Deborah Stanish
Helen Kang
Lloyd Rose
India Fisher
Johanna Mead
Francesca Coppa
Sophie Aldred
Jennifer Adams Kelley
Tammy Garrison & Katy Shuttleworth
Lisa Bowerman
Jody Lynn Nye
Amy Fritsch
Seanan McGuire
Kathryn Sullivan
LM Myles
Kate Orman
Shoshana Magnet & Robert Smith?
Mary Robinette Kowal
K. Tempest Bradford
Christa Dickson
Catherynne M. Valente

As well as our publisher, Mad Norwegian Press, for taking a chance on this collection in the first place. It was a huge leap of faith on their parts, for which we are eternally grateful.

Also, congratulations to our fellow nominees in the "Best Related Work" category:

Bearings: Reviews 1997-2001, by Gary K. Wolfe (Beccon)
The Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing, by Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg (McFarland)
Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century, Volume 1: (1907 – 1948): Learning Curve, by William H. Patterson, Jr. (Tor)
Writing Excuses, Season 4, by Brandon Sanderson, Jordan Sanderson, Howard Tayler, Dan Wells

I am now going to find the POOFIEST dress ever, for RENOvations shall be my Prom. I plan on dancing with everyone, and drinking a lot of spiked punch.

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