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Swancon Twenty3 – 04 Video Programme

This booklet is in keeping with the rest of the series, A4 folded to A5 and stapled along the spine, yellow cover with black writing and textured graphic. Inside there are effectively 15 pages of short summaries of films and … 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 XI, programme book, assorted bits.

pages 15 and 16 of the SwanCon XI programme book have a veritable smörgåsbord of topics – the Masquerade, the Auction, the Fan Olympics, the Smoking Policy, the Short Story Competition, and the Cocktail Party, as well as an advert … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – The Programme (part 1)

being pages 18 and 19 of the SwanCon XI programme/con book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth Friday TIME MAIN HALL 10 am Days of future passed: Autobiographical words by SF authors Grant Stone examines autobiographical works by SF authors for incriminating … Continue reading

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aussiecon two progress report #1 – Membership Statistics by Region

43rd world science fiction convention transcribed by Chris Creagh MEMBERSHIP STATISTICS BY REGION Country Total Attending Supporting Australia: 83 22 61 • Victoria: 40 • New South Wales: 21 • South Australia: 9 • Western Australia: 8 • Queensland: 2 … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Man Hunt for the Toy Town Escapees

MAN HUNT FOR THE TOY TOWN ESCAPEES. Transcribed by Chris Creagh. All typographical errors faithfully preserved. The desert, lonely, lifeless and partched; But what’s that ahead? A town, a small town, bustling with life. Quick, I must rush, must get … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Prose by Graham Gough

From Cygnetures. All typos faithfully reproduced. Why do sci fi fans take it so seriously? As a person who reads sci fi whenever I get the opportunity, which with two kids, a wife, one cat and a house to look … Continue reading

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Swancon 4 (Waycon ’79) Program – Fans?

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, retaining interesting punctuation and spelling. Picture of a desk fan to the left of the title. Fans? This article can be skipped by those who have attended a science fiction convention (con) before, as it is … Continue reading

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SwanCon 4 – Program – Cover and Welcome

Transcription by Elaine Walker – attempted to reproduce faithfully, misplaced commas and all Front Page WAYCON ’79 PROGRAM Welcome Waycon, waycon ra ra ra, well people, folks of the con, you have now arrived and no doubt you are wondering … Continue reading

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Battye collection

The Battye Library (the State Library of WA) likes to collect periodical publications from organisations like ours, and in various years we’ve conscientiously given them copies of our program book, souvenir book, progress reports, etc. And in various other years … Continue reading

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