Last year, we were honored to have many incredible authors, bloggers, and others, either on the show or posting guest blog posts on our page and we love being able to share their work with you. Many of our guests and our members are eligible for awards so we hope you’ll take a minute to go over this list, just to make sure you don’t miss anything when you do your nominations (eta: the Hugo nominations aren’t due until March so you have plenty of time to get reading)!
The Skiffy and Fanty Crew
First, here’s all of the crew’s eligible things, whether they be books, podcasts, fan writing, or illegal snart freezing (I’m looking at you, Mike):
The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Best Fancast)
As always, The Skiffy and Fanty Show is eligible in the Best Fancast category, for which we’ve been nominated for a Hugo award before (thank you so much for your continued support!). If you choose to nominate us again, that would be awesome. Make sure to include all of the podcasting crew on your ballot (Shaun Duke, Julia Rios, Mike Underwood, Rachael Acks, Paul Weimer, David Annandale, Trish Matson, and Jen Zink). And, again, thank you for supporting us in the past. It is awesome pants.
Mike Underwood (or Michael R. Underwood)
- Genrenauts: The Complete Season One Collection (contains all six episodes from season one)
- There Will Always Be a Max” (A Genrenauts story) – at Tor.com
- “Can You Tell Me How To Get To Paprika Place” – in Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling (Apex, December 2016)
- Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers, and Fans is eligible in the Best Fancast category.
Paul is eligible in the Fan Writer category for all of the amazing things he has written:
Alex Acks (aka Rachael Acks)
- Spirit Tasting List for Ridley House, April 2016 from Shimmer
- The Long Game from Kaleidotrope
- .subroutine:all///end in Shimmer #31
- Silver Fish from Lakeside Circus
- Fire in the Belly from Mothership Zeta (1/31/16)
Alex is also eligible for Best Fan Writer for what they post on their personal blog.
- Warden of the Blade (Grey Knights)
- Roboute Guilliman: Lord of Ultramar
- The Beast Arises 4: The Last Wall
- The Beast Arises 7: The Hunt for Vulkan
- The Beast Arises 9: Watchers in Death
- Curse of the Wulfen
- “Body Without Organs” – in The Shadow Over Portage and Main (Great Plains)
- “Lockjaw” – in Borderlands 6 (Samhain)
- Totally Pretentious: A Podcast About Great Movies is eligible in the Best Fancast category.
- Columns at Skiffy and Fanty
- Uncanny Magazine is eligible in the Best Semiprozine category. Julia is the Poetry and Reprint Editor and the Interviewer there.
- Walkthrough (a podcast about the fitness game The Walk with Amal El-Mohtar and Layla Al-Bedawi) is eligible in the Best Fancast category.
- Human 76: Fragments of a Fractured World contains Julia’s story, “What You Put In”.
Trish is eligible as an Editor for The Skiffy and Fanty Show blog. She continues to do excellent work behind the scenes and we’re very grateful (thanks so much, Trish!).
Daniel is eligible in the Fan Writer category for his reviews and other writing, here at his personal blog.
- Fancast: Totally Pretentious: A Podcast About Great Movies
- Fancast: Shaun’s Rambles
- Fanwriter: The World in the Satin Bag Blog
All the Things We Read, Watched, and Devoured for the Show (That Happens to be Eligible)
Here are all the books our guests published in 2016:
- Four Roads Cross, by Max Gladstone (additional works here)
- Boundary Born (Boundary Magic Book 3) and Nightshades: A Paranormal Thriller, by Melissa F. Olson
- Green Wild (Thrones of the Firstborn Book 2), by Chrysoula Tzavelas
- Trident’s Forge: Children of a Dead Earth Book 2, by Patrick S. Tomlinson
- Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Shadow Police Book 3) and The Lost Child of Lychford, by Paul Cornell
- Arabella of Mars, by David D. Levine
- Heroine Complex, by Sarah Kuhn
- Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator, by Claudia Christian and Morgan Grant Buchanan
- Borderline (The Arcadia Project Book 1), by Mishell Baker
- Steal the Sky and Break the Chains (Sands of Aransa Book Two), by Megan O’Keefe
- The Copper Promise, by Jen Williams
- Daughter of Blood (The Wall of Night Book 3), by Helen Lowe
- Poisoned Blade, by Kate Elliott
- Into the Nanten: Fall of the Arbor King (Journal Two), by Jay Swanson
Here are all the books published in 2016 that we reviewed:
- The High Ground: Imperials 1, by Melinda Snodgrass
- Red Tide (The Chronicles of the Exile Book Three), by Marc Turner
- Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders, by Joshua Foer and Dylan Thuras
- A Little Knowledge (The Split Worlds Book Four), by Emma Newman
- Breath of Earth, by Beth Cato
- Rosewater, by Tade Thompson
- Cloudbound and The Jewel and Her Lapidary, by Fran Wilde
- No Good Dragon Goes Unpunished (Hearstrikers Book 3), by Rachel Aaron
- Mechanical Failure (Epic Failure Book 1), by Joe Zieja
- Spear of Light, by Brenda Cooper
- Too Like the Lightning, by Ada Palmer
- Spiderlight, by Adrian Tchaikovsky
- Infomocracy, by Malka Older
- Los Nefilim, by T. Frohock
- The Race, by Nina Allan
- Edge of Worlds, by Martha Wells
- Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen, by Lois McMaster Bujold
- Revisionary, by Jim C. Hines
- Patchwerk, by David Tallerman
The following folks are eligible as fan writers or fancast creators (some works may only be eligible in related work or professional categories; doublecheck before you nominate):
And don’t forget these editors and their eligible works:
- Lynne Thomas, Michael D. Thomas, and Michi Trota for Uncanny Magazine
And here are all the movies and TV we enjoyed in 2016 that happens to be eligible this year (we think):
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- Suicide Squad (Though we’ll publicly shame you if you do nominate it)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (But WHY?!)
- Captain America: Civil War
If we’re missing anyone or anything from our year of podcasting, let us know and we’ll correct the gap ASAP!
Now the big question:
What did you all love in 2016? Favorite books, stories, collections, movies, TV shows? The comments are yours!