Hey, Londoners! I'm the speaker at tonight's British Science Fiction Association meeting in the Cellar Bar at the Argyle Public House (1 Greville Street EC1N 8PQ). Kicks off at 6PM -- I'll be interviewed by Tom Hunter from the Arthur C Clarke award.
I could not be happier to announce that my novel Pirate Cinema has won the Libertarian Science Fiction Society's Prometheus Award, along with Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon. I won the Prometheus in 2008 for my novel Little Brother, and it's among my proudest honors. My sincere thanks to the judges and the members of the society for this honor.
My novel Pirate Cinema has been shortlisted for this year's Sunburst Award, a juried prize for the best in Canadian science fiction. It's up in the Young Adult category, and is part of an exciting slate that is full of exciting books that deserve your attention.
Hey, San Diego! I'm in town, teaching the Clarion Writing Workshop, and tomorrow (Tuesday) night at 7PM, I'll be appearing at Mysterious Galaxy as part of Clarion's speaker series. And if you're coming to Comic-Con, you can catch me on Thursday and Friday.
The Financial Times's Tim Harford has a regular feature called Lunch with the FT in which he takes someone out for lunch and a long chat, and then reports on both the lunch and the talk. We sat down recently for very nice steaks and cheap wine, and Tim's just written it up:
Plus, check out that caricature!
Here's the second part of my interview with TVOntario's "The Agenda" (part one was posted earlier this week) in which we talk about hacktivism and Aaron Swartz.
Humble Ebook Bundle reveals second week bonus books: XKCD, Gaiman/McKean, Holly Black & Machine of Death!
(Reminder: the Bundle also includes Peter Beagles The Last Unicorn; Wil Wheaton's Just a Geek; Lois McMaster Bujold's Shards of Honor; Robert Charles Wilson's Spin, Cherie Priest's Boneshaker and my Little Brother)
I sat down in Toronto with Steve Paikin and The Agenda, a great TVOntario programme, and talked about liberty, technology, kids, and surveillance.