My latest Wayward Time Traveler column is up at SF Signal

With the World Science Fiction convention a little more than a week away, at which the winners of the 2011 Hugo Awards will be announced, this week’s column discusses the value of awards in science fiction and fantasy. Go check it out and add your thoughts to the discussion.

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.