Einblatt! November 1998


Nov. 4, Full Moon

Nov, 7, MN-STF Meeting, FFI call the hotline: (612) 824-5559.

Nov. 7, SF Minnesota Presents "The Classic Horror Films, Part Seven: 'Don't Go Inisde!' 1960-1964." 1:00 p.m.-midnight, David Christenson's, 3728 Longfellow Av. S., Minneapolis. FFI: David, 722-9764, or Eric Heideman, 825-9353.

Nov. 13, Arcana meeting. 7:30 p.m., Kathy Youker's, 1106 W. Cty. Rd. D, Apt. 235, New Brighton. FFI: Kathy, 697-1758, or Eric, 825-9353.

Nov. 17, Speculations Readings Series, cosponsored by SF Minnesota & S.A.S.E.--The Write Place. 6:30-8:00 p.m., DreamHaven Books, 912 W. Lake St., Minneapolis. Featured Reader: Robert Subiaga, Jr. FFI: Eric, 825-9353, or Greg Johnson, 872-6926.

Nov. 19, New Moon

Nov. 21, Minicon 34 meeting. 1 pm. DreamHaven Books. 912 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis. Call Geri Sullivan for information -- 612-825-3558.

Nov, 21, MN-STF Meeting, FFI call the hotline: (612) 824-5559.

Nov. 21, Stipple--Apa collation, Time: 2:00pm, Host: Sybil Smith, Location: 3616 10th Ave. So., Mpls, MN 55407, Site-info: Not childproof, FFI-phone: 651-699-7676.

Nov. 21, Patricia Wrede will speak on "Letting Your Ideas Soar!", 11 a.m. at Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave. S., Edina, Bring books to be autographed. Some books will be available for purchase. Followed by a library book sale at noon. 830-4914.

Nov. 21, CONvergence Karoake Night, 7:30 (approximately), Radisson South Edina Room. (www.convergence-con.org) or call the hotline at 996-9224.

Nov. 21, Worldbuilding Society. 1 pm. Topic: How to develop evil, but believable, villains." Fowl Play, 1301 Fourth St. SE, MPLS MN USA. FFI: dsgood@visi.com , Dan Goodman at (612) 871-5461.

Nov. 23, Minn-stf Board meeting. 7 pm. Don Bailey & Margo Bratton's, 4736 Pleasant Ave. S., Mpls. 612-825-6549.

Nov. 24, Rivendell, Coffman Union at 1:30 p.m., THE BLACK CAULDRON, film & book. FFI: Rivendell Group web-page: http://www.tc.umn.edu/nlhome/m391/d-lena/RIVENDELL.html

Nov. 25., Einblatt! deadline midnight.

Publishing News

Neil Gaiman, "The Wedding Present," in DARK TERRORS 4 (ed. Stephen Jones and David Sutton), a 1998 hc from Gollancz (UK)

Raphael Carter, "Congenital Agenesis of Gender Ideation," in STARLIGHT 2 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden, a 1998 hc from Tor.

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet #108 October 23 1998, A frowsty newszine produced for the Australian National Science Fiction, Association by Marc Ortlieb, P.O. Box 215, Forest Hill, Vict, 3131, AUSTRALIA, e-mail: mortlieb@vicnet.net.au ). Postal subscriptions $6-00 for ten.(Cheques made out to Marc Ortlieb please. Stamps accepted). Available for items of gossip. E-mailed direct, a once off $10 fee. Free copy from aus.sf on Internet or at http://www.vicnet.net.au/~sfoz/bullsheet.htm.

Neil Gaiman has a short in LORD OF THE FANTASTIC: TITLE: Lord of the fantastic : stories in honor of Roger Zelazny, PLACE: New York, N.Y. : PUBLISHER: Avon Books, YEAR: 1998, PUB TYPE: Book, FORMAT: vi, 373 p. ; 23 cm.

Kara Dalkey sold fantasy novel GENPEI to Tor.

Steve Brust resold TO REIGN IN HELL to Tor.

Steven Brust, Nov98--DRAGON, Tor (hc)

October LOCUS Bestsellers list: KOMARR by Lois McMaster Bujold, #8 on hardcover list; it's also #10 on Amazon.com hardcover list reported in same issue.

pb=mass market paperback.hc=hardcover. tp=trade paperback nf=nonfiction.coll=collection. anth=anthology. r=reissue.


Nov 6-8, Sci-Con 20, Virginia Beach, VA. GOHs: Emma Bull & Will Shetterly, Colleen Doran, Margaret Cubberly http://www.scicon.org

Nov 13-15, WindyCon XXV, Schaumburg, IL. GOHs: Allen Steele, Phil Foglio, Barry & Marcy Lyn-Waitsman, Christian Ready, Frederick Pohl, Joe Haldeman, Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith http://www.windycon.org

Nov 13-15, Soonercon, Oklahoma City, OK. GOHs: Ben Bova, Kevin Murphy, Stephen Pagel, Marsha Diggs http://www.netplus.net/~soonercon.

Nov 13-15, OryCon 20, Portland, OR. GOHs: Lois McMaster Bujold, Ellen Asher, David Langford, Howard Waldrop http://www.teleport.com/~osfci/orycon

Nov 13-15, Philcon 98, Philadelphia, PA. GOHs: Bruce Sterling, Bruce Jensen, Tom Savini, Walter Jon Williams http://www.psfs.org

Nov 13-15, Tropicon XVII, Sheraton Guest Suites, Cypress Creek, FL. GoHs Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess. Membership, $25 to 10/31/98, then $28. FFI: www.scifi.squawk.com/tropicon.html, prawlik@concentric.net , 539 37th St., West Palm Beach FL 33407.

Feb 26-28, 1999, MarsCon at the Radisson South Hotel. New convention.

Apr. 2-4, 1999, Minicon 34 at the Minneapolis Hilton and Towers in downtown Minneapolis. GoHs: Octavia E. Butler, Mark & Priscilla Olson, Dave Nee. Registrations $40 through 2/14/99; $70 at-the-door. FFI: www.mnstf.org/minicon, request@minicon34.mnstf.org , PO Box 8297 Lake Street Station, Mpls MN 55408.

July 2-4, 1999 CONvergence, Minneapolis MN. New convention. FFI: http://www.convergence-con.org/, converge99@aol.com ,
July 30-Aug. 2, 1999. Mythcon XXX(30)--combinedwith Bree Moot 4--, Milwaukee, WI. $35 till 9/15/98. At-the-door is about $60. FFI: David Lenander or Jo Ann Johnson ( 651) 292-8887, 293 Selby Ave. St. Paul 55102-1811.
d-lena@tc.umn.edu . Several Mpls/StP folks working on concom. http://www.tc.umn.edu/nlhome/m391/d-lena/BreeMoot.html

Aug 6-8, 1999: Diversicon 7, Holiday Inn Express, 1010 Bandana Blvd., St. Paul. Guests of Honor: "L.A. Graf"--Julia Ecklar & KarenRose Circone. Special Guest: Nalo Hopkinson. Posthumous GOH: William Shakespeare. $22 Adult, $17 Child (ages 2-12) through October 31, 1998; $27 Adult, $22 Child through July 4, 1999. FFI: diversicon@scc.net Eric, 825-9353.

Oct. 22-24, 1999: Arcana 29. Guest of Honor: Ramsey Campbell. $20 to Labor Day 1999, $30 At the Door. Arcana, PO Box 8036, Lake Street Station, Minneapolis, MN 55408; 612-825-9353.


1: Jane Freitag;
4: Kara Dalkey;
6: Jack Targonski;
7: Gerri Balter; Ed Eastman; Glen Hausfeld; 8: Myrna Sue Logan;
11: Marty Helgesen;
12: Linda Moss-Levin;
15: Rob Ihinger;
16: Ken Konkol;
17: Grace Riger;
22: Diana Therese; Phil Vincent;
23: Steven Brust;
24: Alice Ableman;
25: Chris Grams

Editor's Note

Editor's note:

Our apologies for the lateness of this issue. Our lives have gotten very busy recently so we hope to find a new editor for the Einblatt! soon, until then please bear with us!

‹Kurt & Carrie

Ongoing Information

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