Blinks: SuperBowl edition

» Analog’s Readers’ Award Ballot is online through February 14

» Ann VanderMeer has issued a call for submissions for Steampunk Revolution, to be published Fall 2012

» StarShipSofa is running an Online Writers Workshop on 31 March 2012 with guest speakers Ann VanderMeer, Peter Watts, and Nancy Kress

» Wired’s GeekDad offers 102 Essential Science Fiction Books for Your Kindle

» Seattle Times: Nisi Shawl reviews Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic from Small Beer Press

» Washington Post: Ron Charles reviews Eowyn Ivey’s The Snow Child; Slate’s Lydia Kiesling also reviewed it

» Scientific American’s Aaron Shattuck and Gary Stix interview William Gibson on “Cities in Fact and Fiction”

» PW’s xyz blog reveals 8 Laws Named for Writers, including those by Gaiman, Sturgeon, Clarke, and Asimov

» B&N: Paul Di Filippo reviews The Hellstrom Chronicle on its 40th anniversary

» Joel Shepard blogs about real female action heroes