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Swancon Twenty3 Book 03 Live Programme

A5 booklet, staple-stitched. 20 internal pages (white) plus beige cover. Page 1 starts with FRIDAY. It has a grid with the day’s program items, broken up into one column for each room (Regency 1, Regency 2, Harvest), with each program … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter

Here’s the (presumably final) progress report for Festival of the Imagination 1996. It’s two yellow A4 sheets folded to A5 and staple-stitched. It starts, unsurprisingly, with a front cover: FESTIVAL OF THE IMAGINATION 1996Australia’s National Science Fiction Literature Conference and … Continue reading

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1993 Swancon Newspaper Clipping – part 1

Digested by Chris Creagh “Swathed in overcoat and scarf against the minus 12C cold outside, the latest wizard of the fantasy novel sat snowed in at home and carried on writing on a battery-powered laptop computer.” With an Easter trip … Continue reading

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Confusion Progress report 1a

Progress Report 1A for Confusion, being the 19th Annual Perth Science Fiction Convention, is an A5, 8 page (2 pieces of A4 bond folded in half) booklet. The front cover has the logo — a kangaroo wearing a black tunic … Continue reading

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Con Fusion / SwanCon 19 Progress Report Three

by Chris Creagh The front cover looks pretty much the same as the second progress report except that it is the third. Same grumpy red kangaroo character using the world as its plaything. The inside cover is exactly the same … Continue reading

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SWANCON 1 Cygnetures

by Chris Creagh At SwanCon 2015 a rare copy of the convention book associated with SwanCon 1 came up for auction and as a member of ASFDAP I felt it was important that I acquire it. There were several other … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Con book – Special Guest, Invited Guests

page 11 of the SwanCon 17 – Festival of the Imagination Con book is dedicated to brief bios of Special Guest Paul Kidd, and Invited Guests Philippa Maddern, Sean McMullen, Grant Stone, and Lucy Sussex. Twenty plus years has left … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Con book – “Imaginings: A preface”

being approximately page 5 of the Convention Book from SwanCon 17 “Festival of the Imagination”. Transcription: Anna Hepworth “And all I see as I look through these years Is ten thousand people with the same ideas” The Welcome Mat I … Continue reading

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Snippets from swancon seventeen – november report

So 24 pages of the usual and not so usual “stuff” that can be found in a progress report. Here are some of them. Page 4: [T]he Anime Matsuri programme is looking great, with over 24 hours of fully subtitled … Continue reading

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swancon seventeen – november report

24 pages, A5, made from A4 folded in half and staple-stitched. Yes, the above text really is all lower case on the front cover of the progress report. It also says THE FESTIVAL OF THE IMAGINATION in small all-caps in … Continue reading

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