I'm shocked, shocked! to find that cliquishness is going on in fandom.
Yeah, we can be pretty hypocritical.
By the way, her name is spelled Stephenie. That's tripped me up a couple times when looking her up in our library catalog. (Hooray for truncation.)
----- Original Message -----
From: Helge Moulding <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Friday, April 10, 2009 12:58 pm
Subject: Re: [SF-LIT] Fw:] Hugo Nominations Announced
> Dan Hicks <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I am surprised to not
> > find Stephanie Meyer's "The Host" on this list. Not that I liked
> the book
> > much at all, but it has been in the top ten or fifteen of the NY
> Times> Bestseller list for many months. I thought that would get
> it a nomination.
> Ah, yes, Stephanie Meyer. I know people who say they want to invite
> writers who draw members to a convention, but when I ask why Stephanie
> isn't in the list for consideration it's a deafening silence. Is it
> possible that
> SF/F fandom is just as cliquish as the lit-crit crowd, about whose
> cliquishness we complain bitterly? That would be ironic...
> Helge Moulding
> [log in to unmask] Just another guy
> http://hmoulding.cjb.net/ with a weird name