Minn-StF Meeting: Nov 17th (we hope)
2: Elizabeth LaVelle; 5: Joel Halpern; 6: Joe Agee; 9: Kevin Trainor; 10: Kashia Ferguson, Steve Glennon; 11: Beth Friedman, Barry Watson; 12: Betsy Lundsten; 13: Lisa Bah; 14: Barb Jensen; 16: Ryan Alexander; 17: Andy Anda, Mauricette Keeley; 18: Jeff Schalles; 19: Hewitt Schaefer; 20: Andrew Berlien, Lee Reynolds, Sharon Rosenberg; 21: Nancy McClure; 24: Jerry Boyajian; 25: Sue Grandys; 27: Sergei Alderman, 28: Slugger, 30: Shaun Tancheff
CoA: Jeff Schalles, 3409 Columbus Ave. S., Mpls, MN 55407, 612-822-2656. Pictures of the new house at http://www1.minn.net/~jeffs/house.html
CoA: Andy Anda, 605 8th Ave N, #10, St. Cloud, MN 56303, 320-230-1447, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ruth Berman is the editor of The Kerlan Awards In Children's Literature, 1975-2001, a collection of acceptance speeches and other materials relating to these awards in children's literature, published in hardback by Pogo Press in September.
Bruce Schneier and Karen Cooper are writing the restaurant review column for local tabloid PULSE.
Steven Brust, Dragon & Issola, two-in-one hc novel omnibus available from Science Fiction Book Club
Lois McMaster Bujold, The Curse Of Chalion, hc reprint from the SFBC
Gordon R. Dickson, Dorsai Omnibus, trade pb novel omnibus scheduled for June 2002 from Tor/Orb
John M. Ford, The Dragon Waiting, tp novel reprint scheduled for May 2002 from Orion/Gollancz in the UK
Neil Gaiman (with Edward E. Kramer), editors, The Sandman: Book Of Dreams, pb reprint anthology scheduled for January from HarperTorch
Joel Rosenberg (with Raymond E. Feist), Legends Of The Riftwar, Book 2: Murder In Lamut, hc novel scheduled for May 2002 from HarperCollins/Voyager in the UK
John M. Ford's short-short "In the Days of the Comet" (from Nature) is reprinted in the December Asimov's.
Neil Gaiman has a short piece (I've not yet been able to find the title) in Bento: Story Art Box (Allen Spiegel Fine Arts tp/pamphlet).
Neil Gaiman's American Gods was #1 hardcover on the LOCUS, the Amazon.Com, and the Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton bestseller lists, as reported in the September LOCUS. It was also #9 hardcover on the June 29th Wall Street Journal list.
Neil Gaiman's collection Smoke And Mirrors was #4 trade pb bestseller on September LOCUS list.
Steven Brust's Issola was #5 hardcover bestseller both on the LOCUS and Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton lists in the September LOCUS.
Part Crime, Part Fantasy, Part Mystery and All Cool: The Impossibly by Laird Hunt, from Coffee House Press, www.coffeehousepress.org/index.asp
pb=mass market paperback. hc=hardcover. tp=trade paperback .nf=nonfiction. coll=collection. anth=anthology. r=reissue
Oct 5-7, Archon 25, Collinsville, IL. GOHs: Robert Jordan, David Cherry, Steve Jackson, Byron Connell, Tom Smith, Jack "BoJay" Stauffer, Genie yaffe, Amy Verseman, David Verseman, George R.R. Martin, Vic Milan. http://www.stlf.org/archon
Oct 12-14, ditto 14 & FanHistoriCon 11, Bloomington, IL. Info: email@example.com
Oct 12-14, ICON 26, Cedar Rapids, IA. GOHs: L.E. Modesitt, Denise Garner, Dennis Lynch, Rusty Hevelin. http://www.mindbridge.org/icon/
Oct 19-21, CONsume/Relaxacon 2001. (AKA Minn-StF FallCon) Ramada Inn Northwest, Brooklyn Park, MN. I-94/I-694 and County Rd 81. $30 until Oct. 1st. $35 at the con. Children 0-10 free, 11-16 $15. Supporting membership $5 convertible to attending $20. One day memberships $20. Half day/night memberships $15. $5 rebate for bringing a home-made dish for the consuite. Rooms are $69 per night (plus tax). Call the hotel (763)-566-8855 for reservations. Room block held until Oct. There are about 20 rooms left in the convention area, the Executive Courtyard. Posthumous GoH: Gordy Dickson. We will hold a remembrance of Gordy and ask anyone who has any memoribilia to bring it along. For more info write firstname.lastname@example.org, visit http://relaxacon.tripod.com, or call 651-483-6290. Checks payable to Rick Gellman, 1105 Bellecrest Drive, Maplewood, MN 55109-1902.
Oct 26-28, MileHiCon 33, Denver, CO. GOHs: Hal Clement & Harry Turtledove, Todd Lockwood, Robert Vardeman. http://www.milehicon.org
Oct 26-28, MadCon 2001, Madison, WI. GOHs: Harlan Ellison, Neil Gaiman, Dan Simmons, Peter David, Mark A Altman & Robert Meyter Burnett, Gordon Michael Woolvett. http://www.madcon.org
Nov 1-4, 2001 World Fantasy Convention , Montreal Quebec. GOHs: Fred Saberhagen, Joel Champetier, donato Giancola, Charles de Lint. www.2001worldfantasyconvention.com
Nov 9-11, Windycon XXVIII, Schaumburg IL. GOHs: Kevin J Anderson, David Egge, Dave McCarty, Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett, Rebecca Moesta, David Brin. http://www.windycon.org
Nov 9-11, Tropicon 20, Hollywood Beach, FL. GOHs: Lois McMaster Bujold, Jean-Pierre Targete, Robert J. Sawyer. www.sfsfs.org/Tropicon/Tropicon20.html
Nov 9-11, Contraception 13 (adults-only relaxicon), Independence, MO. GOHs: Wm Mark Simmons, Keith Russell, Rick "Demi-Mad" Lancaster, Jim Washek. www.sff.net/people/sfreader/contraception.htm
Nov 23-25, Loscon 28, Los Angeles, CA. GOHs: Patricia C. Wrede, Chris Butler, Lynn Gold. www.loscon.org
Nov 22-25, Chambanacon 31, Springfield, IL. GOHs: Terry D. Barr, Todd C. Hamilton, Ken Moore, Bill Sutton. http://www.chambanacon.org/
Dec 7-9, SMOFcon 19, York, UK. http://www.smofcon19.org/
Oct 31 Ė Nov 3, 2002. World Fantasy Convention 2002, Minneapolis, MN. GoHís: Dennis Etchison, Jonathan Carroll, Kathe Koja. Stephen Jones, Dave McKean. Hilton Minneapolis & Towers, Mpls, MN. Memberships $100 through 11/4/2001, more thereafter. FFI: email@example.com
Board of Directors: Dean Gahlon, Sharon Kahn, Scott Raun, Larry Sanderson, and Martin Schafer. Board meetings are usually the second Friday of the month at 7:30PM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Mn-STF meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month.
Gamesday Players: Board & card gaming almost every Friday evening. FFI: Richard Tatge at 612-827-3228.
Filk Circle: open to all who like to participate in music with f/sf lyrics. 4th Saturday at 5pm: 3236 Cedar Ave South; FFI: 612-721-6076. Cats.
Dagorhir is a medieval LARP similar in some ways to SCA, but using padded weapons. It is an active sport, is safe, and is great fun. Misc Area Parks on Sundays. FFI: email@example.com.
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