Monday, May 10, 2010

That mighty f-word, missing

I've just opened the May issue of Locus-- and discovered that in its half-page spread announcing the 2009 Hugo Awards Nominations, they excised Helen Merrick's The Secret Feminist Cabal from the list of Best Related Book nominees.

Now that's sad.


Athena Andreadis said...

Fear of girl cooties in 21st century US science fiction circles? I wish I could say I was surprised:

Is It Something in the Water? Or, Me Tarzan, You Ape
Storytelling, Empathy and the Whiny Solipsist’s Disingenuous Angst

Timmi Duchamp said...

It was probably an error. & somehow they didn't think to proofread the list, to look for inadvertent deletions by their typesetter. (One thing we at Aqueduct learned the hard way is that errors tend to crop up in frontmatter & other places outside the main text.