Beyond Victoriana–Winner of the Last Drink Bird Head Award 2010 for Gentle Advocacy!

You can read the official announcement from Jeff here, along with my acceptance speech.

Wow, I’m floored.

This is an awesome birthday gift for the blog.

And it’s all because of terrific people like you who respond, think, contribute, and support this blog and its mission.

Major congrats also go out to the other winners this year:

Tireless Energy
In recognition of individuals who selflessly give of themselves for worthy causes, websites, or organizations…

Winner: Leslie Howle (for Clarion West and Hugo House activities)

Promotion of Reading
In recognition of individuals whose efforts contribute to the promotion of reading or an increase in reading proficiency…

Winner: Colleen Cahill (for Library of Congress work as a genre fiction advocate and as the library’s representative to the ALA)

Expanding Our Vocabulary
In recognition of writers whose nonfiction, through reviews, blogging, and/or essays, exposes readers to new words and, often, new ideas…

Winner: Matthew Cheney

International Activism
In recognition of those who work to bring writers from other literary traditions and countries to the attention of readers in North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia…

Winner: Lavie Tidhar (for The World SF Blog)

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7 responses to “Beyond Victoriana–Winner of the Last Drink Bird Head Award 2010 for Gentle Advocacy!

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  2. Capital! Congrats indeed, an accolade well earned.

  3. WOOHOO!

    I second the good professor. An award well-deserved for a fantastic blog that forces people to stretch their thinking.

    Lots of happiness for you, Ay-leen!

  4. Egads, we didn’t raise enough glasses to you last night, my dear! Here’s a hoist of my coffee mug!

  5. Huzzah and well done!!! Certainly well-deserved.