Ansible logo Links: 2018

This page is the final repository for 2018 links from the ever-scrolling Infinitely Improbable sidebar column at the right of the Ansible Links page. The editor has no intention of running regular checks on their continued validity.

January 2018
Retro Fan Hugos information page
Ursula K. Le Guin 1929-2018; also BBC, Belfast Telegraph, File 770, Guardian, Independent, LA Times, Locus, New York Times, NPR, SFWA,, Washington Post; a Le Guin letter at Doctor Strangemind; Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell, Christopher Priest; "On Serious Literature" in Ansible and a letter to Thog
SFWA decides to draw the line somewhere; File 770 names names (see also below)
Philip K. Dick Award shortlist
SF² Concatenation Spring 2018 Newscast
FAAn Awards voting for 2017 work
SF Foundation Masterclass in SF Criticism
Peter Beagle's lawsuit delayed by Conor Cochran filing for bankruptcy; more here
BSFA Awards: longlist and round 2 of nominations
Worldcon 76 Exclusion Act; more at File 770; Jim C. Hines provides background
True Rat: The Beast of Leroy Kettle [expanded 10 January with an article we'd all missed]