Top 10 Stories for August 2022

Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki was at the top of the news all month long. Early in August some anonymous bloggers drew his ire for discounting his work as a reprint anthologist. Then, two weeks ago it looked like the Hugo finalist’s plans to attend Chicon 8 had been derailed by the lack of a visa. Yesterday he got a second chance – with help from a world of people including two U.S. Senators – and he has been greenlighted to go to Chicago.

Here are the 10 most-read posts of August 2022 according to Google Analytics.

  1. US Embassy in Nigeria Denies Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki Visa Application; Won’t Get to Attend Worldcon
  2. Anonymous Blog’s Rankings Draw Protest By Hugo Finalist Short Fiction Editor
  3. Alexei Panshin (1940-2022)
  4. Pixel Scroll 8/16/22 Faraway Pixels With Strange-Sounding Scrolls
  5. Will E Pluribus Hugo Survive Re-Ratification?
  6. ASFF Award Name Announcement Raises Protests
  7. Whyte: Comments on the 2022 Hugo Awards Study Committee Report
  8. Pixel Scroll 8/19/22 One Sturgeon, One Spock, One Bierce
  9. Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki Granted Visa to Attend Chicon 8
  10. Pixel Scroll 8/22/22 This Is The Story Of A Scroll, Who Cried Tsundoku And Filed The Whole World

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