Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

20 January, 2016
by Valya

David G. Hartwell, 1941-2016

David G. Hartwell has passed away. David leavesĀ an indelible mark on fantasy and science fiction–so many people who write and edit and read have been shaped by his vision and commitment to the genre. I met David while planning the … Continue reading

4 May, 2015
by Valya

Writers in Chicago in the Summertime

Next month, Chicago is hosting the 50th Annual Nebula Awards and Nebula Weekend! A few years ago, I had no idea about the rich resources and networking opportunities afforded by something like the Nebulas. I really wish I had known, … Continue reading

14 May, 2013
by Valya
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Breaking Time

I asked my friend Pat Prather, a talented photographer for 8 Eyes Photography and a brilliant artist, to create a memory board that I could mount in my kitchen. It would be a place to put precious photographs and mementos … Continue reading