China Science Fiction Convention 2019

The fourth annual China Science Fiction Conference was held from November 2-3 in Beijing, and I was lucky enough to be among the people that the organizers, China Association for Science and Technology, invited to attend.The con was held at the Beijing Expo, right next to the Riverside hotel where I was staying.  It is […]

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Accountability, Almost on Time, For a Change

November started out quite peacefully: I was in China and cut off from Google and social networks altogether, which brought its own kind of rest I apparently needed more than I knew. Also, I love being on planes and traveling halfway around the world does mean 10 or so hours on planes, and that was […]

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Famous Fan: Nina Horvath

Austrian fan and author, Nina Horvath, took a chance on visiting the Zagreb Eurocon in 2012 after an inspiring talk by Dave Lally somewhere in Austria. I love the fact that she had made contact with me, Croatian and European fandom at the con we named Kontakt. Nina has since done a lot, moved, won […]

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When the Artist Is (Omni)Present – 80 years of Margaret Atwood

Tonight, I am taking part in Canadian Week – Marking Margaret Atwood’s 80th Birthday by being part of a panel with two exceptional women, Vanja Polic and Petra Sapun Kuring. The panel – When the Artist Is (Omni)Present – 80 years of Margaret Atwood – will take place at 20:00 today, at Booksa in Zagreb […]

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Famous Fan: Regina Wang Kanyu

I met Regina at Worldcon 75, and I honestly do not remember exactly when. By the time I was traveling to Helsinki at the beginning of August 2017 for the con itself, she was already one of my favourite people there. The first thing we did, on that Tuesday when we landed, was to leave […]

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