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Rose Lemberg is a queer, bigender immigrant from Eastern Europe and Israel. Their work has appeared in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Unlikely Story, Uncanny, and other venues, and has been a finalist for the Nebula, Tiptree, Elgin, Rhysling, and Crawford awards.

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Award Eligibility Post 2017

Dear friends, in 2017 I would like you to consider one piece of mine for awards – the Birdverse novella A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power  in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. The trans/bigender narrator, the powerful but very tired Old Royal, meets their match in a dangerous stranger traveling through the sands. A Portrait

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RETRYING, and the Hugos

My short surrealist piece “RETRYING” will appear in Daily Science Fiction. RETRYING is probably the weirdest piece I’ve ever written, which should say something about how weird it is. I’m very happy that this piece found a home! In other news, the Hugo finalists have been announced. I have not seen such a beautiful list in

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Marginalia to Stone Bird – Elgin

My poetry collection Marginalia to Stone Bird has been nominated for the Elgin Award. That’s the second award nomination for it, after the Crawford. My publisher (Aqueduct Press) sent a pdf to the Elgin chair to share with SFPA members, so if you are a SFPA voter and are interested in checking out the book,

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Poetry updates

I recently learned that Marginalia to Stone Bird is the first poetry book to be nominated for the Crawford Award. I am really honored. Two of my poems, “The Ash Manifesto” (Strange Horizons) and “The Journeymaker to Keddar II” (Marginalia to Stone Bird) were nominated for the Rhysling Award. I am traveling back home from

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Marginalia to Stone Bird is a Crawford Award Finalist

I learned today that my debut poetry collection Marginalia to Stone Bird was a finalist for the William L. Crawford Award for a first fantasy book. I am really honored. ETA: I learned that Marginalia is the first poetry book to be nominated for the Crawford in the history of the award. Charlie Jane Anders’

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Likhain (M. Sereno) for Fan Artist HUGO

I am promoting Likhain/M.Sereno for the Hugos, specifically for Fan Artist Hugo. I am also voting for her in the Professional Artist Hugo category. WHO: Likhain, aka M. Sereno, a queer Filipina immigrant artist currently living in Australia, artist and poet. WHAT: Fan Artist Hugo; also eligible for Professional Artist Hugo (justification below). WHY: Likhain’s

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Award Eligibility 2016

This is my customary award eligibility post for the year. I did not have as much short pieces out because I was concentrating on longer work, but I am very proud of what I did publish this year. I have bolded pieces I feel are most deserving of award consideration. Short fiction nominating folks, if you

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The Sippys

Last year I found myself a recipient of a new fan award, The Sippy, bestowed by none other than Charles Payseur, reviewer extraordinaire. My Birdverse novelette “Geometries of Belonging” in Beneath Ceaseless Skies received The Big Sip for excellent relationships in short SFF! This year, in preparation for 2016 Sippys, Charles redesigned the award and

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After Worldcon

I was at MidAmericon2 only sporadically due to childcare constraints, observance (was not there on Shabbes), and health setbacks. I did not attend any parties, and missed the Hugo Award ceremony. Still, I enjoyed the con very much and loved meeting and/or seeing many of you there. I am sorry I missed so many of

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Three Honorable Mentions!

We went to Prairie Lights as a reward for all the relentless packing (moving for the fifth time in a year — this is not a drill!), and I spotted a copy of Gardner Dozois’s Year’s Best SF on display. I looked at the Honorable Mentions section in the back and it appears I have THREE

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