Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

20 January, 2016
by Valya

David G. Hartwell, 1941-2016

David G. Hartwell has passed away. David leaves 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

4 September, 2012
by Valya

A Crush On Fandom

Dear Fandom, I didn’t know you existed. Not really. I’ve caught glimpses of you my entire life. You looked different each time, but still familiar. You were kindred. I first recognized you on the playground. Swinging, I pretended to fly … Continue reading