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Blogging about Fantasticon

Links to a couple of blog posts about Fantasticon 2013.

In English:
Karin Tidbeck: Fantasticon and some notes on the sexism discussion
Tomas Cronholm: Fantasticon 2013

På dansk/svensk:
Nene Ormes: Ett sånt där feministinlägg
Majbrit Høyrup: Fantasticon ’13
Lise Andreasen: Er kvinder usynlige?
Flemming Rasch: Fantasticon 2013: De usynlige kvinders panel (inkl. video)
Gudrun Østergaard: The Women Men Don’t See
FantasyBøger.com: God snak om dansk fantasy på Fantasticon
Lars Ahn Pedersen: Efter Fantasticon

Videoklip fra Fantasticon optaget af Flemming Rasch

Og til sidst et grænsetilfælde: Martin Schjönning anmelder en bog, han købte hos Science Fiction Land på Fantasticon:
Højspændt helvedesfærd fra de grumme 80′ere

Karin Tidbeck nominated

Congratulations to our Guest of Honor, Karin Tidbeck, who has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award for her collection Jagannath.

The other nominees in the category are Ursula K. Le Guin, Kij Johnson, Joel Lane and Robert Shearman, so she’s in excellent company.

Do yourself a favor and read Jagannath before coming to Fantasticon. One of the stories from the collection is available online, while the title story can be heard as a podcast:

Read Brita’s Holiday Village here.

Listen to Jagannath here.

More guests

Karin Tidbeck. Foto: Charloitte Frantzdatter JohansenSwedish sensation Karin Tidbeck will be joining award-winning author Tricia Sullivan as our Guests of Honour at Fantasticon 2013.

Karin Tidbeck’s fiction has been praised by famous authors like Ursula K. Le Guin, China Miéville, Michael Swanwick and Karen Joy Fowler, and she received rave reviews for her first collection in English, Jagannath, which went on to win the Crawford Award 2013. It also made the honor list for the Tiptree Award 2012.

Several of her recent short stories can be found online:
Sing, Tor.com, 2013
A Fine Show on the Abyssal Plain, Lightspeed Magazine, 2013
I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You, Strange Horizons, 2013

Karin Tidbeck won’t be the only Swedish author at Fantasticon 2013 since we have also added Nene Ormes to our guest list. She is the author of two fantasy novels in Swedish, Udda verklighet and Särskild, and is a member of the jury for the Tiptree Award 2013.

Finally, we can announce our first Danish guest, Peter Adolphsen, who is the author of the science fiction short novel, År 9 efter Loopet (Year 9 After the Loop), which was published earlier this year to great acclaim.