I’ve just got back from the Worldcon. A few rather scattergunned observations: Garth Nix was a very suave Hugo host. Expect him to be picked up for next year’s Oscars. Great Hugo Moment #1: Shaun Tan winning the Best Professional Artist award and having the trophy presented to him by Nick Stathopoulos — who designed [...]
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Via Cat Sparks Many of you will be familiar with this story already but for anyone who isn’t: Last year Canadian marine biologist and science fiction writer Dr Peter Watts underwent a terrifying ordeal at the hands of over zealous border crossing guards in Port Huron, USA. While leaving the United States on December 8, [...]
Just through the email from Jonathan Strahan, it seems that Melbourne has won the 2010 Worldcon bid and that Shaun Tan will be Artistic GoH. Congratulations to everyone on the committee. Here’s the bid’s website. It’s going to be a great convention.