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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Accountability Continues to Suck, But I No Longer Care

It is hard to hold oneself accountable while traveling. And I did travel a lot in October. The month started with a 3-day trip to Rijeka for Rikon,  and ended with me in China for the China National SF Convention in Beijing. In between, I took a few days for a short trip to the […]

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Books To Binge: Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee

There is just something so awesome about space opera, and about trilogies and about the intricate worldbuilding they inherently contain that pushes my buttons. It might well be the Balkans in me, viewing worlds built from words falling apart and feeling them being stitched back again. Or maybe I just really like books I can […]

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Volunteering at a WorldCon

If I want to add something interesting when introducing myself, I say “…and for fun, I run science fiction conventions.” Around the time I got recruited to be Hospitality Division Head at Worldcon 75, I was just starting a new job. I had left the old one because I was not left alone during my […]

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Cyberpunk Rules! Workshop @ Rikon 2019

This year’s Rikon was dedicated to cyberpunk, which I adored in high school. It fits into my love of film noir, and science fiction and police procedurals with a twist as well as into my overall moodiness. I proposed a two-part cyberpunk workshop to Rikon programming sometime in the middle of September, possibly at a […]

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