I tried to figure it out this year. I try to figure it out every year but I really have lost track by now. However, I think my first… 569 more words
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Before I talk about WisCon 41, I wanted to address a few administrivia-related bits. First, a shout-out to Michael Matheson. Michael’s short story “Until There is Only Hunger”, which appeared in Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling, was longlisted for the 2017 Sunburst Awards. 26 more words
Thanks to all who came to the spontaneous program on The Handmaid’s Tale at WisCon! It was a pleasure to dissect the book and the series with you! 1,058 more words
I made it safe and sound to WisCon, the bestest academic conference in the world.
No seriously, it is amazing. In addition to panels by both academics and sci fi fans we have: 210 more words
Unwinnable Rewind - If You Build It They Will Come: Mark Oshiro on Trolls, Fandom, and Community Management
This piece originally appeared at Unwinnable.
Mark Oshiro of Mark Does Stuff wears quite a few hats. In addition to reviewing books and television series in painstaking detail (chapter by chapter, episode by episode), he also runs and maintains an online community dedicated to discussing (and arguing about) their favorite texts. 906 more words