Date: 2015-09-30 01:07 pm (UTC)
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Hi again!

First, I wanted to say I'm sorry if the ratio of nitpicks:praise gave the wrong impression. I'm so glad you did this, and appreciate the MASSIVE amount of work you did. This is a really great resource to have.

Second, re: the Tiptree - Having looked more closely, I see you omitted all the short story winners, not just the Carter, and am thinking maybe this was purposeful, because your remit was books, not short fiction. I'd like to argue for another call for this case, though. The other awards are specifically dedicated to books and/or have separate categories for short fiction. For the Tiptree, it's all one award category -- jurors consider short fiction and novels on the same weight. When Kelly Link's "Travels with the Snow Queen" and Candas Jane Dorsey's Black Wine won in 1997, it wasn't one award for the short fiction category and one award for the novel category -- it was one co-award for feminist sf, just the way 1991's Tiptree was awarded to both White Queen and China Mountain Zhang and 2009's was awarded to both Cloud and Ashes and Ooku.

(2009 was also left out of the spreadsheet.)

Anyway, even if you decide to just go with the novel winners, maybe you could add a note about this in the text.

... And again, I hope this isn't too discouraging! I really love this post, and I don't think any of the corrections mitigate the force of the results.
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