Category Archives: conventions

SF Squeecast episode 16, Live from Chicon: Keeping It Classy on the Eve of a Hugo Award now available!

Episode 16: Live from Chicon: Keeping It Classy on the Eve of a Hugo Award The September Episode of the Hugo Award-winning SF Squeecast! Episode 16 is called “Live from Chicon: Keeping It Classy on the Eve of a Hugo … Continue reading

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WorldCon and the Hugos [picspam ahoy!]

So I went to WorldCon. I had a bunch of meetings, did four panels that all went really well, recorded a live episode of the SF Squeecast that was a ton of fun. Saw a bajillion people. Met a bajillion … 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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Readercon: A Coda

So, after much hue and cry and a petition from many of Readercon’s regular attendees, possible attendees, former GoHs, etc. about the Board’s decision on the harassment case, Readercon has done an about face, issued a truly contrite apology, banned … Continue reading

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Readercon follow-up: still not going.

So, the Readercon Board made a statement about the incident in question. Yeah…not impressed. They are worried about his having a chance to reform, and he said he’s sorry…to the Board. …so they are more worried about how he feels, … Continue reading

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Why I won’t be attending Readercon this year as planned. [rant]

So, Michael and I had been considering attending Readercon next year instead of CONvergence (they are on back-to-back weekends, so we would have to choose). We’re not considering it any longer. Genevieve Valentine wrote a couple of weeks ago about … 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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CONvergence is imminent! [appearances]

So I will be at CONvergence this coming weekend, in Bloomington, MN. Here is my con schedule: http://convergence2012.sched.org/share/#/user/lynnemthomas I’m deeply pleased about pretty much all of this. 🙂 I mean, I get to be onstage with SOPHIE ALDRED to moderate … Continue reading

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5 Things: WisCon roundup, reading room renovation, and more.

1. So, our Reading Room is currently under construction. We’re getting new carpet! Please note that as a result, the bulk of our collections are inaccessible this week. I’m working from the Reading Room. And working is a relative term, … Continue reading

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5 Things make a Monday Post

1. More Chicks Dig Comics reviews! This time, from Sequential Tart, Bookshelf Bombshells (who host contributor Tammy Garrison for a guest post, featuring Katy Shuttleworth’s awesome cover art), and ComicsForge. 2. The semester is over, campus is quiet. This is … Continue reading

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