Marsonikon is the youngest currently running Croatian con – this was their third year. It takes place in Slavonski Brod, a town in Slavonia which used to be known as Marsonia in the Roman Empire, hence the name of the con. It is the only one day convention in the country and also the only […]Read More Marsonikon 2014: Report and GUFF auction
We have a winner – the GUFF delegate who won the very exciting 2014 race and who will be attending Worldcon and Eurocon this summer as the official representative of Australasian fandom is Gillian Polack! Kylie Ding, the current Australasian GUFF administrator, and me offer heartfelt congratulations! We are looking forward to seeing Gillian at […]Read More GUFF delegate 2014 is Gillian Pollack!
Liburnicon is the youngest of all Croatian SF conventions, and possibly also organized by the youngest crew as well. It is a two-day event oriented mainly towards having geeky fun, but since their chair was also the chief of volunteers at Kontakt they have begun to bring in literary guests. Liburnicon 2013 will be held […]Read More Liburnicon 2013
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, […]Read More Conflux Schedule
Today was my last day in Perth for this part of trip. My host and GUFF administrator @Splanky took me to a lovely place for some Japanese food, to a book store, where I could not resist buying a copy of Lucy Sussex’s Thief of Life, and to a place near the Swan river where […]Read More A spilling day