WOMEN IN GENRE: THE DEBATE. NEW EVENT!

JFB have a rather exciting announcement to make. On 8th May, at Blackwell’s Charing Cross Road, six authors will discuss the debate surrounding the representation of female authors in genre fiction, why there is a lack of it, and the solutions that could be implemented to ensure equality in the future. …

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Voting in the Hugos

Are you attending Loncon in August 2014? The first time the World Science Fiction convention has been held in Britain for 49 years? If not why not?! If you are, you are eligible to vote/nominate in the Hugo Awards. At some point you will have been sent an email giving …

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On Sci-Fi: The Myth

Last week I touched on the issues surrounding women writing Sci-Fi, and one point came up that I thought needed a bit more exploration: the myth of Science Fiction. I have found, during my time at JFB, that many people outside the genre don’t really understand SF. All they see …

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Women in Sci-Fi. The debate.

If you’re an SF fan, you would have had to be living with your head in the sand to miss this debate. It’s such a big one, I feel like it needs caps, or possibly a scrolly, fading-into-the-distance introduction akin to something you’d find in Star Wars. It is: WOMEN …

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