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SF Signal Welcomes John Ottinger III

SF Signal would like to welcome John Ottinger III to our rank of Irregulars. Before he came to his senses and changed his obviously not-thinking-clearly mind, we asked John to write about himself in the third person. This is what he came up with:

John Ottinger III is the proprietor of the popular SF/F blog Grasping for the Wind. His reviews, interviews and articles have appeared in Publisher’s Weekly, The Fix, Sacramento Book Review, Stephen Hunt’s SFCrowsnest, Thaumatrope, and at

I understand John is thrilled to be joining us, a sure sign that he has no idea of the abuse we pile on newcomers. And let’s not forget the ceremonial Bringing of the Bagels, a tradition passed down from one newbie to another for eons…or at least as long as there have been bagels. Remember, John, Blueberry bagels are my favorite. I’m just sayin’…

While John is getting us bagels, check out his inaugural post: a review of Bone Dance by Emma Bull.

About John DeNardo (13012 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

5 Comments on SF Signal Welcomes John Ottinger III

  1. Welcome. A great addition.

  2. Welcome John!

  3. Cool! Welcome, John!

  4. Thanks for your kind welcome!

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