Einblatt! November 2010


Advance Warning

Minn-StF Meetings: Dec 4 – Marian Turner’s, Dec 18 – Irene & Scott Raun’s, New Year’s Eve – Doug Wickstrom


Reen Brust died 6 October 2011.

Renovation’s Hugo Base Competition: http://www.renovationsf.org/hugo-base.php

Turning Pages in The Magician's Book, a Mini-conference on Narnia. Dec 10, 1:00-6:00PM. If you have ideas for a presentation, or want additional information, contact David Lenander, d-lena@umn.edu.

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

Subscription expiration dates for the Dead Tree Edition are printed above your name.


1: Jane Freitag; 2: Don Fitch; 4: Kara Dalkey; 6: Jack Targonski; 8: Myrna Sue Logan; 11: Marty Helgesen; 15: Rob Ihinger; 16: Ken Konkol; 23: Steven Brust

Publishing News

Michael Merriam sold Last Car to Annwn Station to Carina Press, an imprint of Harlequin Enterprises Limited – tentatively scheduled for Summer 2011

Ruth Berman’s poem, "A Dream of Simulacra," was in the September Dreams and Nightmares.

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

Nov 19-21, Philcon 2010. Cherry Hill, NJ. FFI: www.philcon.org

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

Apr 22-24, 2011. Minicon 46.GoHs: Charles Stross, Chas Somdahl. Registration: $40 Adult, $25 Student, $20 Child to Mar 31. FFI: www.mnstf.org/minicon46/

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, Eric Forste, Dean Gahlon, Betsy Lundsten & Scott Raun. 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).

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