Aug. 12th, 2017

forestofglory: E. H. Shepard drawing of Christopher Robin blowing up a large blue ballon (ballon)
So the World Science Fiction convention is currently going on in Helsinki. I couldn't be there but am following events from afar.

You may remember that I was part of the YA award committee to help create a YA award voted on and given out with the Hugos. Well I'm pleased to the report that the award was ratified and tentatively named The Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book. The award will be given for the 1st time next year at San Jose. I plan to be there in the audience to see it.

In other great news my friends at Lady Business where awarded the Hugo for best fanzine! They've put together an excellent blog that frequently makes me think as well as helping keep my to-read list nice and long. I'm so pleased and proud. Keep up the great work!

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