This is the SF&F writer edition, apparently:
Author Jay Lake on staying the course.
Agent Kristin Nelson’s assistant, Sara Megibow, is now acquiring books. What caught my eyes was this:
Science Fiction and Fantasy = This is probably my all time favorite genre. For me, it is important to create a vivid, intense world that is incorporated seamlessly into an engaging story with complex characters. No big deal, right? Here are some recent reads which I feel capture these qualities: OLD MAN’S WAR by John Scalzi, THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA by Scott Lynch and HIS MAJESTY’S DRAGON by Naomi Novik. I also love everything written by Robin McKinley and Carol Berg.
Best Colleges Online list of the Top 100 Creative Writing Sites (via Maternal Spark)