- Pixel Scroll 4/14/23 Pixels Travelling Through Time And Space In The Blue Scroll
(1) BUILDING BETTER WORLDS. [Item by Olav Rokne.] In an essay for Bombay Lit Mag, Gautam Bhatia discusses the (sometimes-maligned) art of worldbuilding. It’s a thoughtful and nuanced piece that delves into the value of the worlds that SFF authors … Continue reading
- Sandra Bond Wins 2023 TAFF Race
Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund administrators Mike Lowrey and Fia Karlsson announced today that Sandra Bond has been elected as TAFF delegate to Pemmi-con 2023, the NASFiC. Further details about her upcoming trip will be released as they come. Votes 2023 Sandra … Continue reading
- Lis Carey Review: Elysium Fire
Elysium Fire is the second adventure of Prefect Tom Dreyfus and his deputies, Thalia Ng and Sparver Bancal, confronting a new crisis. Or two crises. Or maybe the two crises are converging into one… They’re facing the new fragility of … Continue reading
- Pixel Scroll 4/13/23 Scrolling To Filezantium
(1) INFLUENCERS. TIME Magazine today posted “TIME100: The Most Influential People of 2023”. Listed actors, icons, and titans with genre connections include Ke Huy Quan, Pedro Pascal, Salman Rushdie, Angela Bassett, Bob Iger. And writer Neil Gaiman, whose tribute was … Continue reading
- 2023 National Recording Registry Selections Include Carl Sagan, Mario Bros.
The National Recording Registry announced its 2023 inductees on April 12 and two items of genre interest made the list. Each year the Librarian of Congress, with advice from the National Recording Preservation Board, selects 25 titles that are “culturally, … Continue reading
- Pixel Scroll 4/12/23 What Is It You Plan To Scroll With Your One Filed And Pixelled Life?
(1) COVID OUTBREAK AMONG EASTERCON ATTENDEES. Fans who attended last week’s Eastercon in the UK (“Conversation”) have been self-reporting positive Covid tests and symptoms to the con’s Facebook community group, or to the con’s Discord server, now closed, which reportedly … Continue reading
- Naczyńska Wins Inaugural European Fan Fund Race
European Fan Fund Administrator Marcin “Alqua” Kłak today announced that Matylda Naczyńska of Poland has been voted the fund’s first winner. She will attend 2023 Eurocon in Uppsala, Sweden. Although Klak did not release the number of votes received by Naczyńska … Continue reading
- Pixel Scroll 4/11/23 Starship Tribbles! Ad Astra Per Felix Flattus!
(1) UKRANIAN BRADBURY TRANSLATOR MOURNED. [Item by Susan de Guardiola.] It’s being reported that Ukrainian researcher/editor/translator/”culturologist” Yevhen Gulevich (Gulevych), who, among other things, was the translator of Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes, was killed fighting at Bakhmut in … Continue reading
- Kolodji Receives SFPA President’s Lifetime Service Award
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) has created The President’s Lifetime Service Award to be presented to someone who embodies exemplary attitude and dedication to the SFPA and the speculative genre. The award is given for service throughout the years to an … Continue reading
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