- Those of you who are SF fans have probably heard that the Hugo Awards have been awarded. Special congratulations to some folks who stop by here now and then, either in spirit or (virtual) person: Elizabeth Bear, Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link, and Farah Mendelsohn. Lots of assorted notes from Cheryl Morgan, plus some early commentary by Jonathan Strahan. More will, I'm sure, follow, and Cheryl seems to be doing an excellent job of being a clearinghouse for it all.
- The collected blurbs of David Mitchell
- I think this has been around for a while, but I never got to it: An interview with The Rake! It's the best and most comprehensive interview with a litblogger that I can remember reading.
- A new market search database for writers that includes both lit'ry and genre markets for short stories and poetry. (via LitHaven)
- "Our Stories aren't All Tragedies": some thoughts on African literature by Doreen Baingana. (via Literary Saloon)
- 365 Tomorrows: a new short-short story each day for a year.
- If short-short stories are what you're after, check out Fifty Word Fiction, or Vestal Review, or Bruce Holland Rogers. Brevity offers creative nonfiction of 750 words or fewer. Want more? Some collections of links.
- A new blog: Verbal Privilege. Any blog that takes its name from an Adrienne Rich poem deserves at least some notice. (via Languagehat)
- Keith Laumer online
- Moral Psychology I: Where is Morality in the Brain? and Moral Psychology II: The Life and Death of Moral Rationalism.
- The Little Professor reviews The Historian and comes up with a great title: The Scholar as Living Dead.
- Is Salman Rushdie God? (via Kitabkhana)
- The Christian Science Monitor has discovered some mysteries of the world.
07 August 2005
Sunday Night at the Linkdump
It's a new week, so it's time to get rid of some accumulated items of interest: