2015 The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Winners and Honorees Announced

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On Friday, April 1, The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Council announced its 2015 Winners and Honors List. The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award is an annual literary prize for science fiction or fantasy that expands or explores our understanding of gender.  According to the Award’s website, “the aim of the award is not to [….]

LitStaff Pick: Celebrating Females of Fiction

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Recently, there has been quite the hoopla surrounding what many are calling the sexist and obligatory “good ole boys” response to the gender issues in SciFi and Fantasy fiction. More specifically, the  SciFi and Fantasy Writers of America’s (SFWA) response to a controversial cover of the organization’s Bulletin that was seen as sexist and unprofessional [….]