Sunday, November 15, 2015
You Heard It Here First
No, I do not have inside information, nor do I have a crystal ball. It's simply a logical conclusion, especially if you know how the literary leaders of the science fiction community think.
Regardless of the merit of Martin's literary output, he will get the award as a reward for helping trounce the dissident nominees for the Hugo awards this year (the so-called Sad Puppies). It's not really any more complicated than that.
The award will be presented at he 2016 Nebula Awards weekend, which will take place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago the weekend of May 12-15.
At the Amazing Stories web site, there is a guest editorial by one Chris M. Barkley engaging in more useless navel gazing over the Sad Puppi...