Hong Kong science fiction author Jeannette Ng won the John W. Campbell Award last Sunday in Dublin, Ireland. She called the man for whom the award is named a ‘fascist’ in her acceptance speech.

Hong Kong winner of John W. Campbell sci-fi award stands by ‘fascist’ comments as new name for accolade is considered

  • In her acceptance speech, Jeannette Ng denounced sci-fi legend Campbell – a known white supremacist – for creating a ‘sterile, male, white’ genre
  • The award’s sponsor, Dell Magazines, admits it is considering renaming the award and it is only a matter of finding the right time
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Hong Kong science fiction author Jeannette Ng won the John W. Campbell Award last Sunday in Dublin, Ireland. She called the man for whom the award is named a ‘fascist’ in her acceptance speech.
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