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Tributes to Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

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BVC Members to Do Readings in San Francisco

Several of the contributors to the Book View Cafe anthology Nevertheless, She Persisted will read from it at Borderlands Books on Saturday, February 10 at 3 p.m. Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, Marie Brennan, Nancy Jane Moore, Deborah Ross, and Dave Smeds … Continue reading

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BVC Members on Locus Recommended Reading List

Several Book View Cafe members have books or stories on Locus magazine’s Recommended Reading List for 2017 publications. Linda Nagata has work in four places on the list.  The Last Good Man is on the list of science fiction novels, … Continue reading

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No Time to Spare Is Finalist for Essay Prize

No Time to Spare

Ursula K. Le Guin’s 2017 collection of essays, No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters, is one of the five finalists for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. This prize, one of the PEN America Literary … Continue reading

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Ursula K. Le Guin, 1929-2018

The members of Book View Cafe are heartbroken to report that Ursula K. Le Guin has died at the age of 88. In addition to her many works and accomplishments, she was a founding member of Book View Cafe. She … Continue reading

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Gillian Polack Listed in Fave Australian Authors Voting!

Our very own Gillian Polack has made the ballot for Favorite Australian Authors in the Wildcard category. Voting is open to all at booktopia.com Gillian is the author of The Wizardry of Jewish Women and the upcoming release, The Time of the Ghosts. She is … Continue reading

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Bridge Across the Stars: An Original Sci-Fi Bridge Anthology

Sci-Fi Bridge, the promotional brainchild of authors Rhett Bruno and Chris Porteau, is releasing anthology that features original fiction by a host of writers, including Book View Cafe’s own Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, who offers a brand new, original novelette entitled … Continue reading

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Moore on Gender and Fighting on the SFWA Blog

Nancy Jane Moore’s essay “Fighting and Gender” is up on the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America blog. Drawing on her thirty-eight years of martial arts training, she discusses how body type — rather than gender — dictates fighting … Continue reading

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The New Year. May Next Year Be Better.

Usually I am hopeful and full of joy for the new year. This year I’m weary. This year I felt drained of creativity. I didn’t read much. I didn’t find much joy in my work. I found myself not wanting … Continue reading

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“A Carol for This Christmas” by Pati Nagle

A Retelling I offered to show you the afterlife. It’s not something everyone’s invited to see. Senator Mienz is ready to celebrate passing the bill his donors demanded. As he’s leaving his office building, the elevator malfunctions, trapping him with … Continue reading

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