Jean Rabe, editor of the SFWA Bulletin, has stepped down in the wake of tons of criticism of the organization's official magazine, which featured regular contributors talking about "lady editors" and commenting on how hot they are. (Plus there's the cheesetastic cover you see at left.)
It's December, when the days get shorter and colder. But there's no frigate like a book, and this month your ship's come in: The month's new books include cut-throat tailors, steampunk Wyatt Earp, and zombie Star Wars.
The market for short science fiction is as healthy as it's ever been — but it's going electronic, and that means short fiction will be Twitterlated, Facebooked and Bloggered. At least, that's what I'm gleaning from a panel of super-editors and an interview with urban fantasy author Cathrynne M. Valente.