03/08/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Award-winning science fiction web site Emerald City is to shut its virtual doors.
Read all the details over at http://www.emcit.com/wordpress/?p=2877
Here's an extract from their blog below. Sad stuff. Keep it real, big green one ...
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So, the big announcement is: Emerald City will be ceasing publication over the next couple of months. This is actually a decision I took back in early June, well before the most recent attack on the integrity of reviewers. I haven't been able to announce it until now because announcing a fold just before the voting deadline would undoubtedly have affected the Hugos and that would never do. (I will, of course, decline any nominations I might receive next year.) If I've been a little cranky over the past few weeks, now you know why. I've just wanted to get the whole thing over with.
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