Einblatt! August 2010


Advance Warning

Minn-StF Meetings: Sept 4, Linda Lounsbury's; Sept 18, Kat & Ralph Krantz'


Class by Ctein: Introduction to the Art of Digital Photo Restoration, Mpls Photo Center, Oct 9, $150. FFI: https://www.mplsphotocenter.com/class/introduction-to-the-art-of-digital-photo-restoration-73.html

Thanks to recent meeting hosts: Bill Christ, Irene & Scott Raun, Matt+Kelly Strait, Marian Turner, Sharon Kahn & Richard Tatge, Kat & Ralph Krantz, Beth Friedman, Linda Lounsbury, Seven Anderson & Dorf, Dean Gahlon & Laura Krentz.

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3: Reed Waller; 4: Marianne Hageman; 6: Curtis Gibson, Ericka Johnson; 7: Terry A. Garey; 9: Bob Berlien, Karen Schaffer; 11: Nate Bucklin; 16: Joyce Maetta Odum, Tony Von Krag; 17: Mitch Pockrandt; 18: Judie Cilcain; 19: Hershey Lima; 22: Sara Logan, Elise Matthesen, Will Shetterly; 24: Jerry Stearns

Publishing News

Honorable Mention stories by locals or former locals listed in Year's Best Science Fiction v.27 (ed Dozois) include "An Invocation of Incuriosity" by Neil Gaiman; "Economancer" by Carolyn Ives Gilman; "Spar" and "The Cat Who Walked a Thousand Miles" by Kij Johsnon; "The Good Son" by Naomi Kritzer; and "Mesopotamian Fire" and "The Tsar's Dragon" by Adam Stemple (and Jane Yolen)

Ruth Berman's poem, "Egg Protection," in September Asimov's

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Oct 15-17 Conjecture (AKA Minn-StF Fall-Con), Bloomington, MN.

Nov 5-7 Icon 35, Cedar Rapids, IA. http://www.iowa-icon.com/

Nov 19-21 SFContario. Toronto, ON, Canada. GoHs: Michael Swanwick, Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Geri Sullivan, Karen Linsay. FFI: http://www.sfcontario.ca/

Aug 17-21, 2011. Renovation (69th WorldCon). Reno, NV. GoHs: Tim Powers, Ellen Asher, Boris Vallejo. FFI: www.renovationsf.org

Ongoing Information

Board of Directors: Seven (Jennifer) Anderson, Dean Gahlon, Betsy Lundsten, Scott Raun & Matt Strait. Email board@mnstf.org. Mn-STF meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month, Board meeting minutes are posted at http://www.mnstf.org/records/board-minutes/, check there for the next board meeting.

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. FFI: Rich Brown, 651-646-2159, rab@freemars.com

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 Kevin Austin(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 August 26th, 2010 sharp!