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25 Years of Moving the Conversation Forward: Cooking the Books with the Tiptree Motherboard

Twenty-five years ago (February of 1991, to be exact) at Wiscon, award-winning SF author Pat Murphy set out to recognize and celebrate works that explored and expanded the understanding of gender roles. 524 more words

Cooking The Books

Come Play Laser Kittens at WisCon!

WisCon, the annual feminist sci-fi convention in Madison, Wisconsin, is my favorite conference of the year.  It is a wonderful mix of academia, pop culture fandom, creative exhibitions, and parties with some of the coolest people I’ve ever met. 517 more words

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Windycon 42 Report

I had the pleasure of appearing on panels and at book signings at Windycon, the ISFIC Science Fiction and Fantasy annual convention in or near Chicago, Illinois, held this year from Friday, the 13th of November, through Sunday, November 15, in Lombard, Illinois. 861 more words

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Good day reader,

this post will be about WisCon, a board game convention southwest in the Baltic sea that became our first experience with users not motivated by prizes and food. 827 more words

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Donate and register now to vote in OTW and SF3 elections

If you care about the parent nonprofit organizations of Archive of Our Own and WisCon, you might want to vote in their upcoming elections, and registration deadlines are coming up fast – in one case, today. 300 more words

A Breath of Fresh Air: On Attending (Half of) the 2014 Tiptree Ceremony

It’s not often I trek into San Francisco on a whim, but this past weekend I made an exception. Late Friday afternoon, I saw an email notification from a fabulous local nerdy organization, … 1,486 more words

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I WROTE A THING!

Actually what this should say is: I wrote a teeny tiny part of a thing! My essay “Uhura Shows Us How It’s Done” is included in the eBook version of… 270 more words

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