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Literary Taxidermy

I’m one of these judges, in what looks to be a cool competition:

https://literarytaxidermy.com

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Heavy Day

I mean, like, literally. Each of these boxes are about fifty pounds, I’d guess:

Also the other kind of heavy, though—the Back to the Future kind of heavy, except this is about the past: those are all my papers. Every manuscript, all my undergraduate and graduate files, a bit of teaching stuff, my PhD comps, every convention and festival and conference program I’ve saved, every floppy and Zip disk I made at some point, all the posters I’ve got, twenty-seven years of journals (which is a whole box on its own), and a whole lot more besides (but mostly manuscripts).

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Bram Stoker Award for Mapping the Interior

pic by Jeff Strand

Amazing-cool. So honored. Couldn’t be there this time around, but could follow along online, and with people texting.

It starts here:

Then a zoom in on the night’s proceedings:

Then Rena Mason and Victor LaValle presenting for Mapping‘s category, long fiction:

And here’s Paul Tremblay accepting, with Mackenzie Kiera behind the camera:

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BookRiot Horror

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Publisher’s Weekly Native Novels listicle

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The Facebook

In a few thousands years, I figure the aliens that come to dig through humanity’s (many, many) relics will find a thin strata of light blue in these early-is 2000s:

https://www.wired.com/story/inside-facebook-mark-zuckerberg-2-years-of-hell/

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Minnesota-bound

There for a lot of the days of this week. See some of you there, maybe:

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Excellent Words / #MeToo

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State of the Weird 2018

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Locus, Langan, and Mapping

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