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I've had a number of short stories published in 2016 (will write a separate post on this) but if there's one thing I'd like you to seriously consider, come award nomination and voting time, it's my book TRAVELER OF WORLDS: CONVERSATIONS WITH ROBERT SILVERBERG (which, cough cough, is eligible for the Hugo Award for Best Related Work), published by Fairwood Press in August 2016.


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Competently done coverage of the facts, for children. If this were published today some parts would need to be rewritten.
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