Mike Walsh explains how he got Marooned in Chicago More pictures by Rich Lynch after the jump.
Panel: Makers of Fandom Kees van Toorn, Mary Burns, Alison Scott, and Steve Davies A transatlantic cable, hurrah! Mary and Bill Burns at Bill’s Transatlantic Communications Cables slide show and talk. And here, at the entrance to the Dealers Room…. … … Continue reading
Emma Bull told Livejournal readers today she emerged from her August 8 thyroidectomy in fine shape – Out of the hospital and home on the couch, complete with cats. The surgery went well and my recovery likewise, except – A … Continue reading
THE UNEXPECTED. Not counting the times she was nominated for literary awards, Benjanun Sriduangkaew hasn’t been in the news here since 2017. It’s not clear she’s done anything newsworthy even now, but the fact that she’s been mentioned so often … Continue reading
(1) THE ANSWER, MY FRIEND. George R.R. Martin empathizes with the Kiwis at Not A Blog: No Fooling. …The biggest news in that regard is that this year’s worldcon, CoNZealand, has also decided to go virtual. I know what a … Continue reading
[This is the fourth update in a series which includes Courtney Milan Suspended by RWA, Banned from Leadership, Courtney Milan Controversy Decimates RWA Leadership and As Criticism Snowballs, RWA Keeps Trying to Justify Treatment of Courtney Milan.] Kathryn Davis, who … Continue reading
(1) HUGO FOR A WAR YEAR. Cora Buhlert provides a very fine walkthrough of today’s Retro nominees in “Some Thoughts on the Hugo Award Finalists, Part I: The 1944 Retro Hugo Awards”. The most remarkable thing about the 1944 Retro … Continue reading
Daniel Dern shares his pictures of guests, panelists and vendors who participated in Readercon 29 over the July 12-15 weekend. GoH Nisi Shawl More photos follow the jump.
(1) ILLUMINATION. The Geek Calligraphy team has produced an art print from a Penric story — We're thrilled to announce a new art print: "Penric's Demon" Illuminated First PageThe opening of Lois McMaster Bujold's novella is calligraphed, illustrated, and illuminated … Continue reading
Will Shetterly reports he has been banned from Minneapolis’ annual 4th Street Fantasy Convention. In 2017, a 4th Street board member recruited Shetterly to help with a writing workshop, however, after seeing the info appear on the con’s website, 4th … Continue reading