As you know, I’m reading a bunch of travelogues by non-white travelers because travel is for brown people too. Today’s book review is of Around India in 80 Trains, by Monisha Rajesh. It’s exactly what it sounds like, by a member of the Indian diaspora.
Some media we want to put into our brains.
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You know what’s amazing? Own voices cyberpunk and also own voices criticising cultural theft. Come with us, friends, as we eat more vegan schaedenfraude pie and talk about awesome things.
Today, No Award would like to introduce you to Judy Small, a queer, Australian protest song folk singer, who sings about social justice issues, who happens to be a Federal Circuit Court Judge.
WOMEN PLAYED NATIONAL SPORTSBALL AND IT WAS AMAZING. Behind the fold: many allcaps, some heartwarming links.
Born in Singapore but a global citizen, Joyce Chng writes mainly science fiction and YA. She likes steampunk and tales of transformation/transfiguration. Her fiction has appeared in Crossed Genres, The Apex Book of World SF II, We See A Different Frontier, Cranky Ladies of History, and Accessing The Future. Her YA science fiction trilogy is published by Singapore publisher, Math Paper Press.
Joyce is heading to Perth for Swancon in April, and Steph recently spoke with her about food, privileging experiences, and haunted makanan.
Continue reading “In Conversation: Joyce Chng”
Just because Steph is back in Australia doesn’t mean she’s given up on sand piracy. Oh, no. Quite the opposite.
Hello and welcome to round 5. Stephanie certainly did not get mocked for referring to a match as a bout on Friday evening and Liz is resigning herself to crowds.
Today we have a guest review from Friend of No Award Rivqa, who is reviewing The Sea is Ours: Tales From Steampunk Southeast Asia, eds Jaymee Goh and Joyce Chng. Rosarium Publishing, 2015.
Stephanie was approached by Rosarium Publishing to review The Sea is Ours, then after she said yes palmed it off on Rivqa on the grounds that Steph is friends with both Jaymee and Joyce and it’s probably not super appropriate.
Some editorial comments from Steph remain, cos she’s Southeast Asian and Rivqa isn’t.