My 2019 Philcon Schedule

I’ll be attending Philcon this weekend, November 8-10, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Here’s my program schedule. Saturday, November 9, 11:00 AM, Plaza 4 “AUs You Didn’t Know You Needed” Chris Bell, Aaron Feldman, Victoria Janssen, Robert C. Roman [moderator] Obi-Wan as a serial killer? A roundtable discussion of fandom’s best—or at least, most entertaining–fusions, […]

Steerswoman Series Book Club, Readercon 2019

This is a spoiler post! All spoilers, all the time, for all four books of Rosemary Kirstein’s Steerswoman Series. Rather than put this off until I feel I can make a beautiful coherent post, I’m just going to post the notes I scribbled during the panel while trying to keep track of the discussion and […]

My Readercon 2019 Schedule

Here’s where you can find me this weekend at Readercon, July 11-14, 2019, Quincy, Massachusetts. Friday, 3:00 pm: Kaffeeklatsch Theodora Goss and Victoria Janssen Saturday, 12:00 pm, Salon A “Classic Fiction Book Club: The Steerswomen Series” Kate Nepveu [moderator], Elaine Isaak, Victoria Janssen, Yves Meynard, Cecilia Tan Since the publication of Rosemary Kirstein’s first novel, […]

My 2018 Philcon Schedule

This weekend, I’ll be at Philcon, held in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. My panel schedule is below. Saturday, November 17, 11:00 AM, Crystal Ballroom Three “A Tribute to Ursula K. LeGuin” Simone Zelitch [moderator], Victoria Janssen, Miriam Seidel, Susan Shwartz, Kim Kindya A discussion of the life and works of this massively influential author, and […]

My Readercon 2018 Schedule

I’ll be attending Readercon 29 July 12-15, 2018 in Quincy, Massachusetts. My schedule is below. Thursday, 9:00 pm, Salon 6 “Living in Material Worlds, Part 1: Fabric Goods in Fictional Settings” In many post-apocalyptic landscapes and colony worlds, everyone has clothing but no one ever talks about where it came from. Who wove the cloth […]

My WisCon 2018 Schedule

Here’s my updated Wiscon schedule. Friday, 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm, Conference 2 “Caveman Issues: Evolution Narratives in SciFi” Victoria Janssen [moderator], Seth Frost, Lesley Hall, Anonymous Scifi loves to play with evolution, from de-evolution machines and “beer bad, tree pretty” to cavemen who miraculously wake up in the present day and have to sell […]

My Arisia 2018 Schedule

Arisia, January 12-15, 2018. Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10:00 am, Paine “Shape Note Sing” Participatory sing-along (music provided). Shape Note singing may just be the easiest way to get a roomful of people blasting out gorgeous harmonies, as singing from written notes is made easier by having different shapes (e.g., circle, square, triangle, and diamond) […]