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Sci-Fi Bridge Splendiferous Book Giveaway!

BVC’s Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff is involved in a new endeavor aimed at getting good books by devoted writers into the good hands of devoted readers thanks to Sci-Fi Bridge, a new online co-op of writers seeking readers. Sci-Fi Bridge is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Hurrah for David Levine!

Please join us in congratulating Book View Café’s own David D. Levine for his Nebula nomination. His novel, Arabella of Mars (from Tor) is a finalist for the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult SF or Fantasy novel. Conga-rats, David! And … Continue reading

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A Pair of Hurrahs!

This week we celebrate a pair of Hurrahs. “Stealth” BVC member Mark Ferrari, husband of the inimitable Shannon Page, won Best in Show for his work presented in the art show at Westercon 69 over the Independence Day weekend. So that … Continue reading

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David Levine’s “Damage” is Sturgeon Finalist

Damage by David D. Levine

Book View Cafe’s own David D. Levine is a finalist for the 2016 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for his short story “Damage”, which appeared in the January 21, 2015 online issue of Tor.com. Continue reading

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Chaz Brenchley Novelette in Year’s Best SF

Chaz Brenchley’s SF Novelette “The Astrakhan, the Homburg and the Red Red Coal” will be featured in Gardner Dozois’ Year’s Best Science Fiction anthology (#33) for 2015. The story was originally published in Lightspeed magazine’s June special issue (#61)—Queers Destroy Science Fiction.  Conga-rats … Continue reading

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Linda Nagata’s THE RED Among Publishers Weekly Bests of 2015

Congratulations to our own Linda Nagata, whose science fiction novel, The Red: First Light is featured among Publishers Weekly‘s Best Novels of 2015. In fact, it’s one of six SF&F novels cited by PW as 2015 noteworthies. The review posted on the PW … Continue reading

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Maya & Jeff Bohnhoff Win Pegasus Award

Congratulations to Book View Cafe staffer, Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff and her husband Jeff on the Pegasus Award for Best Performer they picked up at the Ohio Valley Filk Festival (OVFF) on October 24th. The Pegasus Award is given out by the … Continue reading

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Huzzahs for Chaz!

Huzzah! Our own Chaz Brenchley received a Lambda Award nomination for Bitter Waters—his collection of short fiction in the fantasy/horror category. We celebrate by posting the Lambda review of the volume, which is here at the Lambda Literary site.

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The Left Hand of Darkness Hits BBC Airwaves!

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Hugo and Nebula award winning 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness is currently airing as a radio play on the BBC. The first episode has already aired, and you can hear it free online for about a … Continue reading

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Sara Gets a Cygnus!

No wonder she’s smiling! Our own Sara Stamey has garnered a CYGNUS Award for Speculative Fiction for her upcoming new BVC novel THE ARIADNE CONNECTION! The novel is now up for the CYGNUS Grand Prize. Let’s all cross our fingers … Continue reading

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