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I'm trying to track down the following authors: Aaron Schutz, Jessica Lee, Ian Donald Keeling, Kat Beyer, and Elana Frink. Any leads?
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“Nahiku West” by Linda Nagata (Analog)
“A Murmuration of Starlings” by Joe Pitkin (Analog)
“The Black Feminist’s Guide to Science Fiction Film Editing” by Sandra McDonald (Asimov’s)
“The Bernoulli War” by Gord Sellar (Asimov’s)
“In the House of Aryaman, a Lonely Signal Burns” by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s)
“The Castle That Jack Built” by Emily Gilman (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)
“The Governess and the Lobster” by Margaret Ronald (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)
“Sunshine” by Nina Allan (Black Static)
“Scattered Along the River of Heaven” by Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld)
“A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight” by Xia Jia (Clarkesworld)
“Prayer” by Robert Reed (Clarkesworld)
“Honey Bear” by Sofia Samatar (Clarkesworld)
“The Contrary Gardener” by Christopher Rowe (Eclipse Online)
“Heaven Under Earth” by Aliette de Bodard (Electric Velocipede)
“Scrap Dragon” by Naomi Kritzer (F&SF)
“Twenty-Two and you” by Michael Blumlein (F&SF)
“One Breath, One Stroke” by Catherynne M. Valente (The Future is Japanese)
“One Day in Time City" by David Ira Cleary (Interzone)
“The Philosophy of Ships” by Caroline Yoachim (Interzone)
“Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream” by Maria Dahvana Headley (Lightspeed)
“The Gravedigger of Konstan Spring” by Genevieve Valentine (Lightspeed)
“Arbeitskraft” by Nick Mamatas (The Mammoth Book of Steampunk)
“Fireborn” by Robert Charles Wilson (Rip-Off)
“Under the Eaves” by Lavie Tidhar (Robots: The New A.I.)
“Four Kinds of Cargo” by Leonard Richardson (Strange Horizons)
“The Keats Variation” by K. M. Ferebee (Strange Horizons)
“Things Greater Than Love” by Kate Bachus (Strange Horizons)
“The Weight of History, The Lightness of the Future” by Jay Lake (Subterranean)
“Elementals” by Ursula K. Le Guin (Tin House)
“Two Houses” by Kelly Link (Tin House)
“Swift, Brutal Retaliation” by Meghan McCarron (Tor.com)
“Uncle Flower’s Homecoming Waltz” by Marissa K. Lingen (Tor.com)
“The Magician’s Apprentice” by Tamsyn Muir (Weird Tales)
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Just when you thought it wasn't over:

"The backsliding editor and ignorant publisher of Wierd Tales Magazine (sic) should be ashamed of themselves, the one for condemning a book he admits to not even having read, the other—more disturbingly—who read it and loved it and wrote a truly sensational rave review about it, now taking all that back in the face of some ignorant criticism and hysteria from a few others who have NOT read it. Unbelievable.

This all reminds one uncannily of the Hollywood Blacklist of the 1950s when, during the insanity of McCarthyism and The House Un-American Activities Committee, the movie industry—including all it's Studio Heads—destroyed the careers of so many writers and directors and actors under the slightest pressure to do so from any one of a group of disgruntled attackers who deemed them insufficiently loyal or patriotic. If you have read Victoria Foyt's "Save The Pearls" you know that it is a wonderfully written book, a deeply moving warning about the very real dangers of ignorant racism, prejudice and profound climate change in a sadly not-too-distant future, as well as being a truly touching tale of self-discovery and young love. How a few disturbed non-readers have been scared off by images on its web-page is a cautionary tale. There is nothing to be frightened of here, everything to applaud.

I strongly recommend you read it for yourself and see.

You will not be disappointedd.
Henry Jaglom"

This is posted up on Amazon's product page for Revealing Eden. This train-wreck just keeps on rolling . . . just to be clear, this is the author's husband. :p
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Unfortunately I can't go to Chicon this year, as I may be buying a house and moving during that time period, and my wife would kill me if I spent that weekend partying with all my friends . . . so I have to give up my Chicon membership. Drop me an email with a reasonable price!
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Here's the full press release, but a special shout-out to those
that made Clarkesworld Magazine and Fantasy Magazine great last year:

Kate Baker
Neil Clarke
Cheryl Morgan
Cat Rambo
Catherynne M. Valente
E. Lily Yu

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Kabu, Kabu, a collection of short stories from award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor, to Sean Wallace at Prime Books, via her agent Donald Maass from the Donald Maass Literary Agency, with a release date of September 2013.
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Shelf Life: Fantastic Stories Celebrating Bookstores edited by Greg Ketter sold to Sean Wallace at Prime Books, for a September 2012 release. A trade paperback edition of the previously hardcover anthology, Shelf Life features an introduction by Neil Gaiman and stories by P.D. Cacek, Ramsey Campbell, Harlan Ellison, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Charles de Lint, Lisa Morton, Melanie Tem, Jack Williamson, Gene Wolfe, and others.
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At the Edge of Waking, a collection of short stories from Sunburst Award-winning Holly Phillips, with an introduction by Peter S. Beagle, to Sean Wallace at Prime Books by Sally Harding of The Cooke Agency  for publication in September 2012.
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Lifetime Achievement
Susan Cooper
Samuel Delany
Tanith Lee
Hayao Miyazaki
Joyce Carol Oates

Mechanique, Genevieve Valentine (Prime Books)
The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday)
The Tiger's Wife: A Novel, by Téa Obreht (Random House)
Mr. Fox, Helen Oyeyemi (Riverhead)
Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor (Viking)

Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente (WSFA Press / Clarkesworld Magazine)
“The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s 10-11/11)
“The Summer People” by Kelly Link (Tin House: The Ecstatic/Steampunk!)
“The Adakian Eagle” by Bradley Denton (Down These Strange Streets)
“Near Zennor” by Elizabeth Hand (A Book of Horrors)

Short Story
“The Sandal-Bride” by Genevieve Valentine (Fantasy 3/11)
“The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees” by E. Lily Yu (Clarkesworld 4/11)
“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (F&SF 3-4/11)
“Trickster” by Mari Ness (Clarkesworld 6/11)
“Of Men and Wolves” by An Owomoyela (Fantasy 2/11)

Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, eds. (Candlewick)
The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities, Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (HarperVoyager)
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories, Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. (Corvus)
Blood and Other Cravings, Ellen Datlow (Tor Books)
Steam-Powered I: Lesbian Steampunk Stories & Steam-Powered II: More Lesbian Steampunk Stories, Joselle Vanderhooft (Torquere Press)

The Monkey’s Wedding and Other Stories, Joan Aiken (Small Beer Press)
After the Apocalypse, Maureen F. McHugh (Small Beer Press)
Yellowcake, Margo Lanagan (Unwin)
The Corn Maiden, Joyce Carol Oates (Mysterious Press)
Unpossible and Other Stories, Daryl Gregory (Fairwood)

n/a (I simply don't know enough to evaluate this category)

SJ Chambers and Jeff VanderMeer, for The Steampunk Bible
Brett Alexander Savory and Sandra Kasturi, for ChiZine
Devi Pillai, for Orbit Books
Gavin Grant and Kelly Link, for Small Beer Press
Jacob Weisman, for Tachyon Publications

Kate Baker, Neil Clarke, and Sean Wallace, for Clarkesworld Magazine
Cat Rambo, for editing and managing Fantasy Magazine
Charles Tan, for Bibliophile Stalker
Lavie Tidhar, for The World SF blog
Ann VanderMeer, for editing Weird Tales

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    Susan Cooper is obviously well known for The Dark Is Rising sequence,
but she's also on the Board of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance,
a U.S. nonprofit organization that advocates for literacy, literature, and libraries.

It seems an oversight that she hasn't been given a Lifetime Achievement already.
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I've been distracted, lately, but I do want to do a quick shout-out, for the nonprofessional category, for:

Cat Rambo for Fantasy Magazine

Cat gave four years to editing and managing Fantasy Magazine,
so I think it'd be nice to give her a nod this year.
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Nightmare Magazine is a monthly magazine of horror and dark fantasy short fiction which will be published both online and in ebook format. This Kickstarter is intended to help fund the first issue and to get the magazine off the ground.
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All the photos dealing with children, printer's proofs,
and the occasional help from a kitten are here.
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The two try to figure out what needs to be fixed . . . 
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Cordelia studies the color correction to the 2012 Prime Catalog
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Hugo award-winner Robert Reed's Diamond trilogy—SLAYER’S SON, CORONA’S CHILDREN, and GREAT DAY—set in his “Great Ship” universe to Sean Wallace at Prime Books by Merrilee Heifetz of Writers House.

Read Bob’s essay that includes news of the three-book deal in an essay, Bob announces his new 3-book contract with Prime Books — see the full details in his essay, “Generous Possibilities,” on his The Word From Bob page.
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Here's the catalog stored at Scribd.
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