It’s that time of year again. The speculative fiction community is gearing up to bestow its most coveted awards — the Nebulas and the Hugos. In addition to the two heavyweights, dozens of other lesser-known but equally important literary prizes such as the Philip K. Dick will be drawing up lists for the best speculative fiction works in the preceding year. Most of these awards are just now finishing the process of selecting their shortlists of nominees.

As is inevitable in our post-shame era, like a modern-day winter solstice ceremony, as a dog returneth to its own vomit, as a…

Eugene Hayle

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