Einblatt! December 2005


Advance Warning

Minn-StF Meeting, 15 Jan


2: Martin McClure, Rose Ellen Kuhfeld; 3: Lynn Anderson; 4: Marti Bancroft, Jerry Corwin, Felicia Herman, Anne Gay; 5: Tom Grewe; 9: Larry Sanderson; 10: Laura Krentz; 11: Reen Brust, Ken Fletcher, Ruth Odren, David Wilford; 12: Joan Marie Verba; 13: Emma Bull; 15: Garth Danielson, Scott Raun, Angie Zuber; 22: Jane Strauss; 23: Dean Gahlon; 24: Karen Johnson; 25: Eric Forste; 31: Jan Appelbaum, Erik Baker


Jody Wurl's father passed away on Sunday, October 30.

The new Nate Bucklin CD, 'Water Over the Bridge', has been finished and is available from Nate and Louie Bucklin for $17. Call them at 612-827-7121 or send a check for $18.50 to Curious Manor, 3848-21st Av S Mpls MN 55407, and get it in the mail. There are 12 never-before recorded songs and a nice sampling of favorites from his earlier tapes. It was produced by Louie and features harmonies by Becca Allen, Howard Ashby Kranz, and Mark Sterling, and instrumental contributions from Chas Somdahl, Jeff Schalles, Gary Schulte, and Max Swanson.

Publishing News

Ruth Berman has a poem in the Fall issue of The South Carolina Review, "Potatoes of the Tree."

The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold is #4 hardcover bestseller on the November 2005 Locus list.

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman was #2 hardcover bestseller for Barnes & Noble/B. Dalton and #3 for Borders/Walden per the November 2005 Locus lists; same issue notes that it "debuted at number one on the New York Times and the Publisher's Weekly lists."

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


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 December 22nd, 2005 sharp!