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Interview at EuropaSF

I have been interviewed by Cristian Tamas, the Romanian author and fan who runs the EuropaSF portal, winner of the 2013 ESFS Award. This year in Kiev, at Eurocon 2013, a new  board has been elected to run the European Science Fiction Society for the next three years. Since the same people had been running… Continue reading Interview at EuropaSF

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Conflux Schedule

Conflux is a science fiction convention held in Canberra since 2004. I have been repeatedly warned it is of a more writerly bent. It seems to mean that is more similar to SFeraKon and Istrakon than Swancon was in terms of writers' presence and numerous writing workshops. Am looking forward to finding out. My schedule,… Continue reading Conflux Schedule

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Swancon: Generations

Croatian fandom is young. Not meaning we did not have one 20 years ago, because we did. Croatian fans are young: the average age of a Croatian con member is 23. Which tends to come as a bit of a surprise to American and British fans. Croatians, in turn, are a bit culture shocked to… Continue reading Swancon: Generations