November 2000


Advance Warning

Dec 2, 16: Minn-StF Meetings


Irene Marie & Scott David Raun were married on October 5th.


1: Jane Freitag; 2: Don Fitch; 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; 19: Shahn David Dickson; 22: Diana Therese, Phil Vincent; 23: Steven Brust; 24: Alice Ableman; 25: Chris Grams

Publishing News

The Tor/Orb reprint of Steven Brust's To Reign In Hell was #5 best-selling tp on the Amazon.com list in latest Locus.

Terry Gilliam has announced he will direct the film version of Good Omens, co-authored by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

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


Nov 10-12, WindyCon 0027, Chicago, IL. GOHs: Terry Brooks, Lubov, Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Sally Kobee and Larry Smith, Phyllis Eisenstein, Barry B. Longyear, Christian Ready, Laurell Hamilton. http://www.windycon.org

Nov 10-12, Tropicon 19 and FanHistoricon 10, Hollywood, FL. GOHs: Vernor Vinge, David Cherry, Dave Langford. FFI: sfsfs.org/Tropicon/Tropicon19.html

Nov 17-19, OryCon 22, Portland OR. GOHs: John Barnes, Kara Dalkey, Gordon Van Gelder, Dr. Robert Forward, Gail Butler, Larry Warner, Richard Dansky. FFI: http://www.orycon.org/orycon22

Nov 24-26, Chambanacon 30, Champaign IL. GOHs: Andrew J. Offutt, Kim Williams, Wilson "Bob" Tucker

Dec 1-3, SMOFcon 2000, Cocoa Beach, FL. www.sfsfs.org/SMOFcon

Jan 12-14, Arisia '01, Boston MA. GOHs: Lois McMaster Bujold, Wojtek Siudmak, Wombat. http://www.arisia.org

Jan 19-21, ConFusion - Mystery God , Warren MI. GOHs: Sarah Zettel, Bruce Schneier, Carla Speed McNeil, Tom Barber, Kathy Becker, http://www.stilyagi.org/cons/confusion.html

Jan 26-28, Supercon Eight , Rochester MN. Best Western Fifth Avenue, (507-289-3987 for reservations, $59/night). Membership: US$25 by December 1, 2000, $30 after. Web: http://come.to/supercon, Email: supercon@iname.com

Mar 30 – Apr 1, 2001. Odd Con, Madison, WI. GoHs: Vernor Vinge and Jack Chalker. Edgewater Hotel, 666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703, 800 922-5512, Room rates: $79.00. Mail registrations payable to "Odd Con" to: Jerome Van Epps, 901 Jenifer St, Madison, WI 53703. FFI: oddcon@venture-1.com, http://www.venture-1.com/~oddcon/

April 13-15, 2001. Minicon 36, Hilton Minneapolis & Towers, Mpls, MN. GoHs: Ken MacLeod, Jo Walton, Leslie Fish. Memberships: Adults $30 to 11/15, $40 to 3/15/01, $70 ATD, children $15, Supporting $15. FFI: P.O. Box 8297, Lake Street Station, Mpls, MN 55408, www.mnstf.org/minicon36/

Apr 26, The University of St. Thomas' Tolkien Conference. Murray-Herrick Campus Center, Mpls, MN. FFI: http://www.stthomas.edu/engl/English/tolkien.htm

Apr 27-29, Bree Moot 5. University of St. Thomas, Mpls, MN.

May 11-13, 2001, MarsCon 2001: A Space Oddity, Radisson South, Bloomington. GOH: Jane Yolen, more to be announced later. Adults $25, Children (6-12) $15, Supporting $15 until December 31, 2000. FFI: MarsCon, P.O. Box 600458, St. Paul, MN 55106, info@marscon.org, www.marscon.org. Phone messages: 612-724-0687.

June 13-15, 2001, InConJunction 2001. GoHs: Joel Rosenberg, Stephen Hickman, Catherine Asaro, Steve Jackson. FFI: http://www.inconjunction.org/

Ongoing Information

Board of Directors: David Dyer-Bennet, Dean Gahlon, Carol Kennedy, Scott Raun, and Martin Schafer. Board meetings are usually the second Monday of the month at 7:30PM. Email board@mnstf.org. Mn-STF meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month.

Minn-STF Hotline: Provides latest information and accepts messages: 612-824-5559; web site at: http://www.mnstf.org/. Minicon web site at: http://www.mnstf.org/minicon/.

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 Sunday at 5pm: 3236 Cedar Ave South; FFI: 612-721-6076. Cats.

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This Einblatt was edited by Scott Raun with the assistance of Denny Lien (publishing news) and Mike Pins (conventions).

Einblatt is a monthly publication of the Minnesota Science Fiction Society, devoted to news of the local SF community. E-mail same to einblatt@mnstf.org, or send to Scott Raun, 3928 11th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407; or call him at 612-822-0451. Email submissions most preferred, no phone calls after 10pm. // Next Einblatt! Deadline: 11:59PM November 23rd, 2000 sharp!