[DWJ] 20th anniversary

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 19:52:47 EDT 2010


Diana won with Howl's Moving Castle and Fire and Hemlock was an honour book.



On 8 June 2010 00:49, Eleanor Joslin <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk> wrote:

>
> On 7 Jun 2010, at 21:18, Jenny Schwartzberg wrote:
>
> > Any of them coming up on the 20th anniversary that we could put up for
> the Phoenix Award?
>
> The 2010 award has already been, er, awarded, but you could have nominated
> _Castle in the Air_.  2011 is the 20th anniversary of _Black Maria_.  (OMG!)
>
> (About which I dreamed the other night - I was in a bookshop, and they had
> some foreign editions of it, some of which were very odd.  The first one I
> found was Israeli, in extremely peculiar English.  It described Aunt Maria
> on the back cover as a "gallifreyan granny" (all lower case) which is nicely
> alliterative, but I don't think she is a Time Lord!  (Or a grandmother
> either, strictly speaking.)  After I woke up, it occurred to me that if
> there is really an Israeli edition, it wouldn't be in English, and Gili
> probably translated it.  But I don't actually know whether it has ever been
> translated.)
>
> Can you nominate it?  It would be so appropriate if it won!
>
>        Eleanor
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