At World Fantasy This Weekend

November 1st, 2014

I’m at World Fantasy this weekend, in my locale of Washington DC.

And Thursday of the con is International Stout Day!  (For reals!)  Because I’m local, I can drive to the con and therefore bring beer. And because I’m me, I currently have 24 different stouts in my cellars.

So come to World Fantasy, to hear the interesting panel on medieval technology in fantasy that I’m on with Elaine Isaak aka E.C. Abrose. And celebrate International Stout Day! Cheers!

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At Capclave This Weekend

October 8th, 2014

This weekend, I will be at Capclave, the annual Washington D.C.-area F/SF con (where reading is not extinct!). I’m on three panels, all dealing with short fiction, magazines, or their podcasts:

  • Friday 5:00 pm: Small Press Publishing (including Neil Clarke, Danielle Ackley-Mcphail, Sean Wallace, Ian Randal Strock, Shahid Mahmud)
  • Friday 6:00 pm: From Pod to Page (including Patrick Scaffido)
  • Saturday 5:00 pm: Best Short Fiction of 2014 (including Sarah Pinsker, Norm Sherman, A.C. Wise)

Feel free to say hello if you see me in the halls, or the hall of bar.

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To An Author

September 27th, 2014

Very sad to hear of the passing of Eugie Foster, who seemed a bright person and insightful writer. She sent me a piece at BCS years ago that was more fable-esque than I prefer; I always hoped she would send more. The same for Jay Lake and Euan Harvey.

I’ve known premature loss multiple times in my family; it never makes any sense. I wish her family, and Jay’s and Euan’s, and Iain Banks’s, and K.D. Wentworth’s, and mine, and everyone else’s who has known this, my best wishes as they continue on.

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At Detcon/NASFIC This Weekend

July 17th, 2014

This weekend I’m at Detcon1 / NASFIC in downtown Detroit!

I’m on four panels Saturday, including certain-to-be-scintillating discussion of F/SF zines with Neil Clarke and Leah Bobet, F/SF in heavy metal, and F/SF & beer with Michael J DeLuca. Topics all near and dear to me. Come listen to me blather, in panels or in the bar, and feel free to say hello!

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