Swancon 2001: PR3: Guests

Part of page 1 (the front cover) and part of page 2 of this PR is Guests:


Guest of Honour
Robert Silverberg
Robert Silverberg has published more than 100 science fiction books, more than 60 non-fiction books, countless short stories, and edited more than 60 anthologies. His career has spanned five decades, and he is still publishing.

International Guests
Karen Haber
Karen Haber began to write genre fiction in 1988, with the story “Madre de Dios”, which was published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Her best known fiction is the Fire in the Winter sequence. She is also a successful editor, and co-edits the Universe anthologies with Robert Silverberg.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier works in the anime industry. He has worked on RikiOh 2, Locke the Superman (OVA), Shurato (OVA), Bubblegum Crash (OVA) and Tottoi (feature) among others.

Australian Guests
Rosaleen Love
Rosaleen is best known for her fabulous short stories, especially in her collections The Total Devotion Machine (1989) and Evolution Annie (1993). Her latest project is Reefscape, a book of non-fiction essays on the Great Barrier Reef.

Marilyn Pride
Marilyn has worked in various artistic fields, including illustration and sculpture. She is currently working on creating models of crime scenes for the NSW Police Department.

Lewis Morley
Lewis mainly does modelling work for films. He is currently working on the next Star Wars instalment, and has previously worked on films such as Dark City and The Matrix.

Kate Orman
Kate Orman is the author of some of the most acclaimed Doctor Who novels ever published, including the The Left-Handed Hummingbird, Set Piece, and The Room With No Doors. Her short stories have appeared in Interzone and Realms Of Fantasy.

Jonathan Blum
Jonathan Blum is the author (with Kate Orman) of the Doctor Who novels Vampire Science, Seeing I and Unnatural History. He recently wrote the acclaimed Doctor Who audio release The Fearmonger, starring Sylvester McCoy.

Invited Guests
Zan Ross
Local poet Zan Ross is currently studying for her PhD at Curtin University. Her poem By the River of Crocodiles was published in the 1999 edition of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.

Scot Snow
Scot has published over 100 short stories. Currently he is involved in script writing for comics, TV and film. His story What We Want and What We Need will be appearing in the forthcoming anthology AustrAlien Absurdities..

Grant Watson
Local playwright Grant Watson is the writer of the speculative fiction plays Frames, R3 and Degree Absolute – which Triple J described as ‘dark and extremely tense’.

Russell Blackford
Russell is a noted scholar in the science fiction field. His recent collaboration with Van Ikin and Sean McMullen, Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction was recipient of the William Atheling Jr. Award for criticism or review at the 2000 Ditmar Awards.

Juliet Marillier
Juliet Marillier is a Western Australian writer who has just published the fantasy novels Daughter of the Forest and Son of the Shadows, which are both instalments of the Sevenwaters trilogy. The trilogy has been published in Australia, the UK, the USA and Germany.

Fan Guest
Susan Ackermann
Our fabulous Created Guest. Susan has worked towards becoming a Fan Guest for many years through her theatre sports, readiness to take part in mad fan projects at short notice, and her openness towards new fans.

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