Yes! For For a whopping $1.79, according to my Amazon. (American browsers might see $1.99.) If you have not read vN already (and I know there are a lot of you), this would be the perfect time to pick it up and give it a try. Or if you have a grandmother who you particularly loathe, sending her a copy might be a subtle way to start that special “get the fuck out of my life, you hateful old bitch,” conversation. Or you could send it to your ex-boyfriend with a note that reads, “This is why I never read all that Asimov you lent me.” Or you could send it to your friends who say they don’t read SF by women writers, along with a baby blanket and a pacifier so they can at least suck on something instead of just sucking in general. What I’m saying is, a book always makes a good “Thank you” or “I love you” gift. But sometimes, a book can also sometimes make a good “Fuck you,” gift. And that’s the kind of book vN is.
Don’t nominate me for the Campbell; I declined it last year.
Doing the Toronto SpecFic Colloquium, today
Photo credit: Kayleigh McCollum Photography
...is a science fiction writer, futurist, speaker, and immigrant living in Toronto. She writes a column for the Ottawa Citizen. She is represented by Anne McDermid & Associates, and Jason Richman at UTA. You can buy her books here.
She has worked with Intel Labs, the Institute for the Future, SciFutures, Nesta, Data & Society, The Atlantic Council, the ASU Center for Science and the Imagination, and others. Her short fiction has appeared in Nature, FLURB, Tesseracts, Imaginarium, and Escape Pod. Her other essays and criticism have appeared at BoingBoing, io9, WorldChanging, Creators Project, Arcfinity, Tor.com, MISC Magazine, FutureNow, and elsewhere.
BooksMadeline Ashby's books on GoodreadsvN (The Machine Dynasty, #1)
ratings: 2160 (avg rating 3.43)
ratings: 1217 (avg rating 3.68)
iD (The Machine Dynasty, #2)
ratings: 439 (avg rating 3.66)
ratings: 10 (avg rating 3.50)
A Clock Stopped
ratings: 5 (avg rating 4.20)
Tagsacademia anime art blogging books borders Christmas comics Company Town cons culture design fandom fiction film food foresight foresters gaming gender halloween ID Japan manga music pays de naissance politics publication rant rec reviews robots Save the Squid science sexuality sf sparkle technology television thesis toronto travel vN worldcon writing
April 2017 M T W T F S S « Mar 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30