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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.)
Monica McAbee

----- 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
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>  http://hmoulding.cjb.net/                        with a weird name
>