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WHY I WON’T BE A PRESENTER AT THE HUGO AWARDS THIS YEAR | The Connie Willis . Net Blog

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And finally, to Vox Day, Brad Torgeson, and their followers, I have this to say: “You may have been able to cheat your way onto the ballot. (And don’t talk to me about how this isn’t against the rules–doing anything except nominating the works you personally liked best is cheating in my book.) You may even be able to bully and intimidate people into voting for you. But you can’t make me hand you the […]

Bicycle Boy grows up to Big Business

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Originally posted on <a href="https://brightonbicycleclub.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/bicycle-boy-grows-up-to-big-business">brighton bicycle club</a>:<br />Charles F. Williams, who in 1910 was elected the head of Western & Southern Life Insurance Company in Cincinnati, was a member of the Porkopolis Wheelmen and made several century runs (100 mile rides) in his day. He was elected Secretary of the Associated Cyclers Clubhouse in 1896. He had an impressive collection of artwork, which included works by Sargent, Duveneck, and Van Dyke (among many others). It was…

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qotd April 2, 2015 — Naomi Shihab Nye

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When you live in a rapidly moving swirl, you can only view your surroundings with a glance. Poetry requires us to slow down, to take time to pause. — Naomi Shihab Nye, Academy of American Poets Chancellor Related articles Poet Sjohnna McCray receives Walt Whitman Award Library of Congress Announces Date, Location, Theme, and a Few Participants for 2015 National Book Festival