The latest issue of Broken Pencil is now out, and it contains my review of Designated Mourner, by Catherine Owen.
CWILA’s 2012 counts have been out for a few weeks now, and the commentary is starting to come in. Numbers are being questioned, concerns are being responded to. It’s all very encouraging, really. Earlier this year, when I did my own tally of books read and books reviewed, I discovered that of the 164 books I read
CWILA, Canadian Women in the Literary Arts, is gearing up for it’s 2012 count, and it could use your help. Women continue to be under represented in review media. Though women publish roughly half the books, and statistically buy more books then men, the number of reviews published in major news outlets don’t reflect this. In 2011,
The 2012 VIDA count has been out for more than a month now, and now Strange Horizons has released their 2012 count for science fiction and fantasy. The numbers do not look good, kids. More here. I’ll be helping with CWILA’s 2012 count this year. I’ve just received my instructions. I’ll keep you posted as to when
I finally finished recording the brief notes for Shelf Life for the books I read in 2012. I topped last year’s count of 162 books read, but only just. In 2012 I read 164 books. I set out with no set pattern, but as this is the second year that CWILA will be counting its numbers, I