If you don’t know, the James Tiptree, Jr Literary Award is given to works of speculative fiction that push the envelope in terms of gender and sexuality. Works that address gender and sexuality in science fiction and fantasy are my definite jam; I regularly sift through the Tiptree recommendation and long lists when in search of something new to read.
So! To be nominated*, much less to find myself on the longlist of this incredible award, for something I wrote is an honor. Massively so.
I saw the announcement on twitter** and was basically like this:
IN ANY CASE, I am in such phenomenal company! If works that explore and expand notions of gender and sexuality through spec fic is also your jam, I very much encourage you to check out the winners, honor list, and long list of this year’s Tiptree Awards. You will totally find something worth reading…
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