In August 2009, the publication of The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF, edited by Mike Ashley, was announced, and the table of contents posted. The SF fan community quickly pointed out that all the authors were white men. Paul di Filippo, one of the authors in the anthology, responded defensively, generating more waves of ire.
- Initial announcement with ToC -- see also Paul di Filippo's defensive remarks in comments
- Further defensive attempts at explanation by Paul di Filippo quoted in rosefox's journal