Lord Named Toastmistress

Worldcon 75, their year’s worldcon to be held in Helsinki, Finland, has announced that Karen Lord will serve as Toastmistress at the event. Lord is the author of Redemption in Indigo and The Galaxy Game She has won the Mythopoeic Award, the Parallax Award, the Crawford Award, and the Kitschies Golden Tentacle, among others. Worldcon 75 will take place from August 9-13.
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Crawford Winner Announced

Karen Lord’s debut novel Redemption in Indigo has been announced as the winner of the William L. Crawford Award. The Crawford Award is presented annually for a new fantasy author whose first book appeared during the previous year. It is presented at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, which will be held this year from March 16-20 in Orlando, Florida.

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