A few links of interest from around the web:
- Science Fiction’s New Reality: a recent episode of 1A features guests N.K. Jemisin, Nnedi Okorafor, and Noelle Stevenson.
- The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association recently announced its 2018 Elgin Awards for full-length collections and chapbooks. Earlier this year, I interviewed book award winner Christina M. Rau about her collection, Liberating the Astronauts.
- And in election 2018 news, Texas edition, some possible good polling news regarding the upcoming senatorial race: “Are Some Republicans Ready to Abandon Ted Cruz for Beto O’Rourke? Polling firm finds some Republicans are ready to cross party lines.” (Texas Monthly) and “Beto O’Rourke leads Ted Cruz by 2 among likely voters in U.S. Senate race, new poll finds. O’Rourke has been closing the gap over the last several months, but this is the first poll that puts him ahead of Cruz.” (The Texas Tribune)