Stevie Carroll (stevie_carroll) wrote,
Stevie Carroll

Tiptree Award Seeking Nominations

From :

In February of 1991 at WisCon (the world's only feminist-oriented science fiction convention), award-winning SF author Pat Murphy announced the creation of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, an annual literary prize for science fiction or fantasy that expands or explores our understanding of gender...

... The aim of the award is not to look for work that falls into some narrow definition of political correctness, but rather to seek out work that is thought-provoking, imaginative, and perhaps even infuriating. The Tiptree Award is intended to reward those women and men who are bold enough to contemplate shifts and changes in gender roles, a fundamental aspect of any society.

Read more at their website, then nominate stories for this year's award via and tell other people about the award and your nominations, so the world can have more interesting explorations of gender in SF&F.
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