Blinks: Locus event; Ansible; reviews; NYRSF readings; Taser

» Locus hosts a Steampunk Tea Party Fundraiser with Gail Carriger, Dec 5th, 10am – noon, at Borderlands Books in San Francisco

» David Langford’s Ansible 341

» Chicago Tribune: Gary K. Wolfe’s Gift guide: Satisfying the sci-fi, fantasy fan

» Washington Post: Nancy Hightower’s Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015, by Robinson, Jemisin, Dibbell, Miéville, North

» Guardian: The best recent science fiction and horror — review roundup: Eric Brown on Adam Nevill, Ann Leckie, Dave Hutchinson, David Barnett, William Gay

» Washington Post: Three science fiction and fantasy books we love, November edition, by Emma Newman, Michael Matheson, Christopher Golden

» New York Review of SF Readings host Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, December 8th

» Guardian: one of several posts recently about how how the word ‘Taser’ came from a century-old racist novel– Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle