May 2001


Advance Warning

Minn-StF Meetings – June 2 & 16


1: Joel Rosenberg; 3: David Cargo; 8: Thomas Keeley, Todd McInroy; 11: Malcolm Heath, Michael Pins; 12: Carol Anndy Farwell; 13: Carol Kennedy, Ragnar Riley; 15: Jo Ann Johnson; 19: Scott Imes; 24: Mike Heinsohn, Lydia Nickerson; 25: Doc Bonewits; 28: Elizabeth Bendtsen, Ron Searby; 30: Tony Brust, Gregg Parmentier


Nate Bucklin’s CD Rainbow’s Edge is now available. $16 from Nate Bucklin.

CoA: Mike Pins, 2941 Eagle Way, Boulder, CO, 80301-1329, HPhone 303-938-5978, mtpins@nndev.org

Packing Parties – any day before May 9. FFI: Dean Gahlon or Laura Krentz: 612-827-1775.

Publishing News

Steven Brust, Issola, HC novel from Tor postponed from April – now probably June.

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


May 4-6, DemiCon 12, Des Moines, IA. GOHs: Harry Harrison, Sergey Poyarkov, Tadao Tomomatsu, Rusty Hevelin. http://www.dmsfs.org/demicon

May 11-13, 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.

May 18-20, DucKon X , Lisle, IL. GOHs: Margaret Weis & Don Perrin, Ray Van Tilburgh, Bruce Schneier, Barry Childs-Helton and Murray Porath, Hal Clement. http://www.duckon.org

May 25-27, ConQuest 32, Kansas City, MO. GOHs: James Morrow, Bill Hodgson, Stephen Pagel, Roger "Pinky" Tener. http://www.kcsciencefiction.org

May 25-28, Wiscon 25. Madison, WI. GOHs: Élisabeth Vonarburg, Nancy Kress. http://www.sf3.org/wiscon/

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

June 21-24, Midwestcon 52. Cincinnati, OH. http://www.cfg.org/midwestcon/

July 5-8, Westercon 54. Portland, OR. GOHs: Tim Powers, Mike Glyer, Frank Lurz, http://www.osfci.org/w2001

July 6-8, CONvergence 2001. Radisson South, Bloomington, MN. GoHs: Harry Knowles, Michael Sheard, Crist Balas, Jay "Father Geek" Knowles. Adults $35 through May 15, $50 at the door, children $15. FFI: http://www.convergence-con.org/

July 13-15, readercon 13. Burlington, MA. GOHs: Michael Swanwick, David G. Hartwell. http://www.readercon.org

July 13-15, InConJunction. Indianapolis, IN. GOHs: Joel Rosenberg, Stephen Hickman, Catherine Asaro, Xavier, Steve Jackson. www.inconjunction.org

Oct 31 – Nov 3, 2002. World Fantasy Convention 2002, Minneapolis, MN. GoH’s: Dennis Etchison, Jonathan Carroll, Kathe Koja. Stephen Jones, Dave McKean. Hilton Minneapolis & Towers, Mpls, MN. Memberships $100 through 11/4/2001, more thereafter. FFI: wfc@dreamhavenbooks.com

Ongoing Information

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 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 Saturday 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 May 24th, 2001 sharp!