Last week I posted on having made the shortlist for the 2014 Sir Julius Vogel Award for “Services to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.” I also posted the citation, which includes mention of my “… blog and … space in SF Signal and [my] presence at events to inform the world” of New Zealand SFF.
For those who might be interested to find out more in what is now several easy posts , I am collating some of the material here in a series of posts (because one or even two was going to be Way Too Long!) Interviews was Wednesday 16 and Guest Posts/Features on Thursday 17 — and today we’re on to some of my feature posts on New Zealand speculative fiction.
Being A New Zealand SpecFic Writer
I wrote this NZ SpecFic Blogging week in 2010
Is There A Distinctively New Zealand Speculative Fiction?
Another post from 2011… Also one of the “most-read” from that year.
Maori Mythology in New Zealand SFF: A Few Favourite Tales
I posted this in early 2012 and it was one of my “most read” posts of that year and still gets regular hits.
Margaret Mahy, 1936 – 2012: A Personal Tribute
This came later in 2012 and although the cause was sad, I didn’t feel that I could let Margaret Mahy and her amazing contribution to NZ literature and also Children’s /YA speculative fiction literature, pass without salute.
Waitangi Day: Celebrating Us — In Literature
– including speculative fiction literature, as it happens…
And then I think we might be all done here.
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