Blinks: Climate Fiction Contest; Reviews; Favorite Books; Events

Kim Stanley Robinson judges a second Climate Fiction Contest for Arizona State University; Eric Brown’s reviews in The Guardian; Elizabeth Hand reviews Philip Pullman; six authors share favorite ‘other worlds’ for Science Friday; and upcoming events at SF in SF, Borderlands (in SF), and Fantastic Fiction at KGB (in NYC)

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» Arizona State University is hosting a second Climate Fiction Contest, judged by Kim Stanley Robinson, with a $1000 grand prize and nine $50 prizes for finalists; deadline February 28, 2018

» The Guardian: Eric Brown reviews Nina Allan, Ada Palmer, Gavin Chait, Adam Roberts, George Mann

» Washington Post: Elizabeth Hand reviews Philip Pullman’s the Book of Dust

» Science Friday: Six Bestselling Authors Share Their Favorite ‘Other Worlds’: Andy Weir picks Terry Pratchett; Kim Stanley Robinson picks Ursula K. Le Guin; Jo Walton picks another Ursula K. Le Guin; David Brin picks Sue Burke; Daniel Wilson picks China Miéville; Jeff VanderMeer picks John Brunner

» SF in SF hosts a Women in Horror Reading, October 29th, with Erika Mailman, Loren Rhoads, and Dana Fredsti

» Borderlands Books upcoming events include Michael Blumlein, Kate Elliott, Tim Pratt, Brandon Sanderson, and a 20th anniversary party on November 18th.

» Fantastic Fiction at KGB presents Grady Hendrix & David Leo Rice, November 15th

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