Category Archives: administrivia

Coming soon to the Twin Cities (Fourth Street Fantasy & RBMS)

The family is headed to the Twin Cities area so that we can attend Fourth Street Fantasy Conversation and, immediately following, so that I can attend the RBMS Preconference. After both, I plan to go thud. Here is my public … Continue reading

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5 Things Make a Post

1. There is a new episode of Verity! Available, in which we discuss “Journey to the Center of the TARDIS”  I may have neglected to mention that Verity! has also reviewed every other episode in season 7B, and you should go … Continue reading

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Capricon Follow-Up: International SF/F panel

At Capricon, I did a panel on International SF/F with James Bacon. The audience asked us to post lists, notes, etc. Here is what we cobbled together from our discussion.  Thanks, James, for writing all of this up! James’ notes: … Continue reading

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Apex Magazine issue 41 is live!

It’s hard to believe, but Issue 41 marks my one year anniversary of taking over as the Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine.       In this issue: Fiction “Always the Same. Till it is Not.” by Cecil Castellucci “Weaving Dreams” … Continue reading

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So this is what I’ve been up to for the past two weeks [crosspost from work blog]

This is the initial draft of my tenure portfolio. Seven years of work, two boxes. A kind colleague will check it over before it’s formally submitted in mid-September. I won’t be notified officially until late next June of my fate. … Continue reading

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WorldCon Schedule

So here’s where to officially find me at WorldCon: FRIDAY 1:30-3:00 pm Grand Suite 3 Posterity Calls: SF&F in Academic Libraries Arthur Kreymer Bradford Lyau Fred Lerner James Bryant Lynne M. Thomas Paul Dale Anderson SATURDAY 6:00-7:30 pm Buckingham Doctor … Continue reading

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Back from CONvergence

I have returned from CONvergence. I am mostly alive. It was a great convention. All of my panels and events went well, and I had fun hanging out with everyone that I saw there (this means, you, too, if I … Continue reading

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10 Lessons from running a smallish conference

So, I’m still just recovering from having hosted the Horatio Alger Society’s annual conference here in DeKalb. Here are some of the important things I learned or had reinforced, having put together the whole shebang from soup to nuts, basically. … Continue reading

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Five Things for Thursday [linkdump]

1. I was interviewed, along with Deborah Stanish, for the DoctorHer website. 2. Chicks Dig Comics was the Big Idea over on John Scalzi’s Whatever yesterday. 🙂 You can also check out our Fan Page on Facebook for additional updatery. … Continue reading

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5 Things for a Monday Post

1. Apex Magazine has 5, count ’em, FIVE, Rhysling Award Nominated Poems this year. This? This is awesome. 2. Random House? Yeah, they decided to put out their new pricing scheme for library ebooks, which tripled the prices. NOT COOL, … Continue reading

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