The winners of the Last Dirnk Bird Head Awards, presented by Jeff & Ann VanderMeer, were announced at Capclave over the weekend of October 22-24. The awards are given to “celebrate those in the genre community who enrich us with their time, energy, and words, for causes greater than themselves.”
- Gentle Advocacy: Ay-leen the Peacemaker (for Beyond Victoriana)
- Tireless Energy: Leslie Howle (for Clarion West and Hugo House activities)
- Promotion of Reading: Colleen Cahill (for Library of Congress work as a genre fiction advocate and as the library’s representative to the ALA)
- Expanding Our Vocabulary: Matthew Cheney
- International Activism: Lavie Tidhar (for the World SF Blog)
- The Neil Clarke Special Achievement Award: L. Timmel Duchamp
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