Art in Paradise: Klingon-Free, an article about this year’s Readercon at the Valley Advocate. “The scene was small-scale in its charm, nothing but a corner of the Burlington Marriott with ballrooms, most of them host to panels discussing things that sounded more like grad school seminars than SF fan freakouts. They had names like “Animal […]
Most of these links are related to specific panel content. Joshua of Glyphpress wishes all cons were like Readercon. Kate Nepveu’s report, includes her recollections of “The Dissonant Power of Alternative Voicing” and “Borders (if Any) Between Fan Fiction and Original Fiction.” For “Paranormal Romance and Otherness” she noted “if your similar-to-our-world setting is diverse […]
Eric Rosenfield interviewed Junot Diaz, Samuel R. Delany, Barry Malzberg, John Clute, Kelly Link, Neil Gaiman and Neil Clarke at this year’s Readercon. Video interviews at his blog.
If you’ve written a convention report, the Readercon LiveJournal community is asking that you post a link in the comments here. Sherwood Smith proposed an online Bittercon for those unable to attend Readercon. AttackFish has an essay on “Are We Not Men – Human Women and Beast-Men in Paranormal Romance” with some in-depth comments. There’s […]
There are far too many Readercon reports proliferating on the internet for me to link them all, but here are a few of interest! A report in The New Scientist. A report on Classic Non-Fiction: The Jewel Hinged Jaw, “a concise review of Samuel R. Delany’s career in the literary criticism of SF.” There’s a […]
I’m at Readercon 22 this weekend. You can find me at these panels and discussion groups: Saturday July 16, 10:00 AM G Paranormal Romance and Otherness. Victoria Janssen (leader), Alaya Dawn Johnson, Toni L.P. Kelner, Kate Nepveu, JoSelle Vanderhooft. In science fiction, aliens are often used to explore aspects of otherness in our own society, […]
I’ll be attending Readercon 22 on July 14-17, in Burlington, Massachusetts. Here’s my schedule: Saturday July 16, 10:00 AM G Paranormal Romance and Otherness. Victoria Janssen (leader), Alaya Dawn Johnson, Toni L.P. Kelner, Kate Nepveu, JoSelle Vanderhooft. In science fiction, aliens are often used to explore aspects of otherness in our own society, such as […]