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James Tiptree, Jr. Award
Imagine New Worlds: A Tiptree Award Inspiration Book By Freddie Baer
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This notebook is designed to help you change the world by imagining a new one. Use these pages to capture our words, your art, your thoughts, and your dreams. Each page spread has a quote to make you... More > think. Take your inspiration from Ursula K. Le Guin, Octavia Butler, Samuel Delany, and others who have walked this path before you. The quotes are from winners of the James Tiptree Jr. Award and other members of the Tiptree Award community. And if words are not enough, please consider this notebook’s cover. Each year, for 26 years, artist Freddie Baer has created an amazing new collage for the Tiptree Award. In past years, Freddie’s art was silk-screened on t-shirts and prints that were sold to benefit the award. This year, we elected to display Freddie’s collage on the cover of this notebook—where it can provide daily inspiration and a daily reminder to imagine new possibilities. Now take up a pen (which is mightier than the sword) and have some fun changing the world.< Less
Space Babe Coloring Book By Jeanne Gomoll
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The Space Babe Coloring Book has 36 pages and 37 diverse representations of that amazing superhero Space Babe, perfect for coloring by wanna-be Space Babes of all ages. The original Space... More > Babe—a kick-ass gal with a raygun—was created decades ago by artist and science fiction fan Jeanne Gomoll. This year, Jeanne realized that the original Space Babe is not alone. And so Jeanne created many Space Babes, all ready to fight for the rights of all. With colored pencils, you can help reimagine the future with images of gender-fluid space babes, young space-babes-in training, explorers, activists, construction workers, bakers, athletes, intergalactic pirates, a woman POTUS, and other Space Babes of different shapes, ethnicities, jobs & attitudes. Space Babe is a symbol of the James Tiptree Jr. Award, a literary award presented annually to a work of speculative fiction that explores and expands gender roles. Our mission: Changing the world. Won’t you pick up a colored pencil and join us? < Less
Tiptree Award Cumulative List, 2017 By Jeanne Gomoll
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The Tiptree Award Cumulative list contains the lists of Tiptree Award winners, honor lists, and short lists for each award year, from 1991 to the current year. Judges names, the location of each... More > award ceremony, art prizes, and lyrics for the songs sung at the ceremonies is also included. A short introduction describes the award.< Less
The Bakery Men Don't See By Jeanne Gomoll
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The Bakery Men Don’t See is a collection of fabulous recipes—and more. It includes valuable cooking tips, like “Never fry bacon with your shirt off.” It provides timely advice... More > on how to adapt a fruit crisp recipe for varying political tastes: “Take into consideration any special-interest groups, such as 5-year-olds.” It’s also a slice of science fiction history. Included are the 1991 WisCon Guest of Honor speeches by Pamela Sargent and Pat Murphy. In her speech, Pat announced the creation of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award. Named for Alice B. Sheldon, who wrote under the pseudonym James Tiptree, Jr., the award is presented annually to works of science fiction or fantasy that explore and expand our understanding of gender. The title recalls James Tiptree Jr.’s famous story “The Women Men Don’t See.” A second cookbook, Her Smoke Rose Up From Supper, published in 1993, takes its name from Tiptree’s “Her Smoke Rose Up Forever.”< Less
The Tiptree Quilt Story By Jeanne Gomoll
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In 1996, a band of science fiction fans decided to co-opt a traditionally feminine activity to benefit a revolutionary gender-bending award — the James Tiptree Jr. Award. The Tiptree Quilt... More > Story tells the epic tale of this creative collaboration, which emerged from a community & created a greater community. Translating a complex artistic concept into the geometry of hand-sewn fabric squares isn’t easy. Fifteen years in the making, the quilt project involved 65 volunteers, 4000 pieces of fabric, & multiple sewing circles supervised by cats & fueled by tea & cookies. In photos, sketches, & diagrams, Gomoll captures the humor & complexity of the process. She documents moments of irony, of joyful chaos & of stark terror. The result is a beautiful work of fabric art, an amazing community, & an inspiring book. The quilt was created to benefit the James Tiptree Jr Memorial Award, which is presented each year to a work of speculative fiction that explores & expands gender roles.< Less
Flying Cups & Saucers: Gender Explorations In Science Fiction & Fantasy By Debbie Notkin & The Secret Feminist Cabal
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Ever wonder what happened to the rest of the tea party when the saucers went off into space Here's your chance to find out! What would it be like to go to a club where you could buy an injection of... More > sexiness To grow up in a world where you didn't know what gender you would be until puberty - and the discovery could be painful To find yourself and your secret pitted against the entire United States government The James Tiptree, Jr. Award has been recognizing science fiction and fantasy novels and stories that explore and expand gender since 1992. Although the award itself is given to one or two works of fiction a year, each jury also produces an "honor list" of notable works that were considered for the award. This anthology contains almost all of the short fiction that either won or was honored in the first five years of the award.< Less
Flying Cups & Saucers: Gender Explorations in Science Fiction & Fantasy By Debbie Notkin & The Secret Feminist Cabal
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Ever wonder what happened to the rest of the tea party when the saucers went off into space? Here’s your chance to find out! What would it be like to go to a club where you could buy an... More > injection of sexiness? To grow up in a world where you didn’t know what gender you would be until puberty — and the discovery could be painful? To find yourself and your secret pitted against the entire United States government? The James Tiptree, Jr. Award has been recognizing science fiction and fantasy novels and stories that explore and expand gender since 1992. Although the award itself is given to one or two works of fiction a year, each jury also produces an “honor list“ of notable works that were considered for the award. This anthology contains almost all of the short fiction that either won or was honored in the first five years of the award.< Less
Khatru Symposium: Women in Science Fiction By Jeanne Gomoll
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Originally published and edited by Jeffrey D. Smith in 1975, Khatru 3&4's symposium on women in science fiction was a detailed conversation among some of the most well-known authors of 70s... More > feminist science fiction, including Suzy McKee Charnas, Samuel R. Delany, Vonda N. McIntyre, Joanna Russ, James Tiptree Jr. (before her true identity of Alice B. Sheldon was known), Kate Wilhelm, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and others, The opinions expressed by participants are still radical today. This 1993 update of the symposium includes new material by some of the original participants and commentary by others, including Pat Murphy, Karen Joy Fowler, Gwyneth Jones, and Jeanne Gomoll. Cover by Judith M Weiss, illustrations by Georgie Schnobrich.< Less