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Sparkly Happy Couple

BVC members Shannon Page and Mark Ferrari were married Saturday, October 11. The wedding took place on a beautiful private ranch overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Mendocino County. The usual coastal fog cleared for the event, leaving the skies spectacularly … Continue reading


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Ursula LeGuin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award!

A loud and sustained Hurraaaaaaaah for Ursula  K. Le Guin, who will be the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation. The award is the NBP Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, which is (and … Continue reading


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Hurrah! Chaz Brenchley Garners Starred PW Review

BVC’s own Chaz Brenchley is basking in the glow of a starred Publishers Weekly review of his soon-to-be-released collection of short fiction, BITTER WATERS, from Lethe Press. Check it out here. Congratulations, Chaz!


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Ursula K. Le Guin and Michael Cunningham Talk About Writing

BVC’s own Ursula K. Le Guin and Michael Cunningham talk about what’s going on with fiction in this dialogue at Electric Lit. Here are a couple of quotes to whet your appetite: Cunningham: I feel like the most prominent aspect … Continue reading


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“Light and Shadow” — a new short story by Linda Nagata

War Stories anthology cover art

Linda Nagata’s newest short story “Light and Shadow” is in the just-released anthology War Stories, edited by Jaym Gates and Andrew Liptak, and published by Apex Publications. War Stories is an anthology of military science fiction that also includes stories … Continue reading


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Phyllis (Irene) Radford is #1 Skywarrior Books

Book View Cafe’s own Phyllis Radford (aka Irene Radford, P.R. Frost, and C.F. Bentley) is June’s top-selling author at Skywarrior Books, publisher of her collaborations with Bob Brown. Congrats, Phyl!


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Congratulations to Marie Brennan!

  Congratulations to BVC member Marie Brennan, whose A Natural History of Dragons has been nominated for the 2014 World Fantasy Award! The World Fantasy Convention will be held in Washington D.C.


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David D. Levine is the Westercon Fan Guest of Honor for 2016

David D. Levine with turbine by Janna Silverstein Sep 2012 cropped 600x900

We’re very pleased to announce that BVC member David D. Levine will be the Fan Guest of Honor at Westercon 69, to be held in Portland, Oregon on the Fourth of July weekend in 2016. The other GoHs are John … Continue reading


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SF Gateway Reviews Vonda McIntyre’s Dreamsnake

Online genre magazine SF Gateway ran a very nice write-up of Vonda McIntyre’s work. The review, written by Kevin McVeigh, is entitled From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre. Vonda fans can read it here. I’d say this rates a big, zesty HURRAH!


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Athena’s Daughters, vol. 1

Sherwood Smith has a novelette in the new, all-women produced, edited, and written anthology Athena’s Daughters.  The anthology includes writers such as Nisi Shawl, Diana Peterfreund, Cleolinda Jones, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Book View Cafe member Alma Alexander. The stories range … Continue reading


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