• Blood and Glitter: A Book of Art, Perspective, and Choices

    Blood and Glitter: A Book of Art, Perspective, and Choices0

    “I don’t go into a session intending to make any kind of statement. I’m looking for the mysterious, how to explore the unique enigma of the situation. I think photography is as much about concealing as it is about revealing. The resolution lies in the art of freezing. The thrill is to seize the magic

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Short Stories

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Short Stories9

    In 2002, the Hugo Award for Best Novel went to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Science fiction author Gregory Benford was not impressed, and he gave his views on the situation in 2005: “Fantasy has very, very cleverly managed to capture the apparatus erected by science fiction fandom and pro-dom, and fantasy writers now

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  • The Thursday Book Beat: Come Get Your #MorallyAmbigiousYA Here

    The Thursday Book Beat: Come Get Your #MorallyAmbigiousYA Here0

    • November 26, 2015

    #MorallyAmbigiousYA calls out sexism and genre dismissal Tuesday afternoon found the YA book world in disbelief over the announcement of a six-figure deal and movie for a YA novel by former ad executive Scott Bergstrom. It wasn’t the money at stake that stunned authors and readers alike, however, but the description of the book (“a

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