Einblatt! November 2005


Advance Warning

Minicon Meeting, Dec 2. Minn-StF Meetings, Dec 3 & 17.


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


"John Berkey Observed" opens 4 Nov. at ArtOrg's Moving Walls Gallery, 200 Division St. S., Northfield. FFI: 507-645-2555

Publishing News

Local fantasy writer Michael Merriam's story "Rija's Tale" will be appearing the the Fall issues of Gryphonwood Fantasy Magazine. http://www.gryphonwoodpress.com/

Ruth Berman has a poem, "Knowledge Of" in issue #10 (2005-06/5766) of Kerem, Creative Explorations in Judaism (a literary magazine).

Michael Merriam's short story "Rainfall" will be in the February Deep Magic.

Local publisher: Velocity Press (St. Paul) has released Rabid Transit: Menagerie (chapbook anthology, ed. Christopher Barzak et al).

Denny Lien has a "Curiosities" column in the December issue of F&SF.

The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold is #4 hc bestseller on the October Locus list; Undead And Unappreciated by MaryJanice Davidson is #9. Neil Gaiman's American Gods is #4 pb bestseller for Barnes and Noble/B. Dalton per same issue's lists.

Out for a while (but we missed listing it): Patricia C. Wrede, Star Wars III: Revenge Of The Sith ("junior novelization" - Scholastic tp)

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


Nov. 11-13, Windycon 32. GoH's include Nate & Louie Bucklin. http://www.windycon.org/

Apr 14-16, 2006, Minicon 41, Mpls, MN. GoH: Harlan Ellison. http://www.mnstf.org/minicon/

Ongoing Information

Board of Directors: Kevin Austin Lisa Freitag, Dean Gahlon, Carol Kennedy, and Scott Raun. Email board@mnstf.org. Mn-STF meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month, Board meetings are typically the 1st Thursday of the month.

Minn-STF web site at: www.mnstf.org/. Minicon web site at: 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.

Artists and Writers: Get your art and thoughts in print in Stipple-Apa, small-and-cozy general-interest publication. FFI: Jeanne Mealy 651-771-7226

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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 24th, 2005 sharp!