Category Archives: Hurrah

We lift a cup of brew to our authors for their stellar achievements!

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! Ursula K. Le Guin Voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Congratulations to Ursula K. Le Guin, who has been voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The new inductees will be formally welcomed at a ceremony at the New York-based academy in May 2017. More information at SF … 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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The Milestone I Didn’t See Coming

I have two daughters, and one is an actress Because of this, she and her sweetie have worked at the Great Dickens Fair in San Francisco for… five? No, six years. First as scum (the local color who give the joint color); … Continue reading

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Ursula K. Le Guin in the News!

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

News articles about BVC founding member Ursula K. Le Guin Continue reading

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Arrival! Story of an Audiobook—Part Two

(This continues the story of my journey to an audiobook of Neptune Crossing, begun in yesterday’s post. If you haven’t already read that, start there.) After several failed attempts at putting my SF series The Chaos Chronicles into audio via … Continue reading

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Launch Day! Story of an Audiobook—Part One

Today marks launch day for the audiobook of my science fiction novel, Neptune Crossing! Narrated by the Grammy-winning Stefan Rudnicki! I feel as if I’ve just discovered a planet. Or maybe traveled to one. It’s been a long journey—and I often … 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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BVC founding member Phyllis Irene Radford, writing as Julia Verne St. John, is getting great reviews for her new novel, The Transference Engine. This steampunk tale of Madame Magdala’s attempt to bring Lord Byron back to life will be released by … Continue reading

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Overview of Judith Tarr’s Work on Strange Horizons

Judith Tarr with Albert Einstein

Over on Strange Horizons, author and historian Kari Sperring has a great piece on all the things that make Judith Tarr’s historical fantasy so worthwhile. Here’s an excerpt: This is history with its eyes open, complex, realistic, difficult, uncomfortable, powerful, … Continue reading

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