Category Archives: SwanCon

Festival of the Imagination 1996 Souvenir Book: Neil Gaiman An Appreciation

page 7 of the Festival of the Imagination 1996 Souvenir Book had an appreciation of Neil Gaiman, written by Stephen R Brust. At the bottom of the page, it gives the following mini-bio of Brust: “Stephen Brust is the author … Continue reading

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SwanCon 21 – Souvenir book page 63. The Rationalist’s One-Stop Guide to Sc-fi/Action/Horror Movie Traits

This is Robyn’s work and therefore I have not transcribed it in full, just the introductory sentence and headings. The full text is well worth writing up if we ever seek and get permission to print it. Chris Creagh Robin … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Special Guests

Page 6 of the January 1996 newsletter of the 1996 Festival of the Imagination focuses on two special guests: Jack Dann Jack Dann is the author or editor of over thirty-five books, including the novels Junction, Starhiker, and The Man … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Competitions

Being page 10 of the December 1995 Newsletter. Top half of the page has a small amount of white space which is filled with a small line drawing of a grotesque fish about to take the bait off a dangling … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001: PR3: Guests

Part of page 1 (the front cover) and part of page 2 of this PR is Guests: Guests Guest of Honour Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg has published more than 100 science fiction books, more than 60 non-fiction books, countless short … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Storm Constantine

Being page 4 of the January 1996 Newsletter. Storm Constantine is 30 something, and lives in Stafford with eight cats and a husband. Apart from being a successful author and an accomplished artist, through her love of music, she has … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – Neil Gaiman, Robin Pen

Page 5 of the SwanCon/Festival of the Imagination 1996 January 1996 Newsletter has brief (one paragraph) bios on guests Neil Gaiman and Robin Pen. There is also a selected bibliography for Neil Gaiman, which has been omitted on the principle … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – The Chair Speaks

Being the main part of page 3 of the January 1996 Newsletter. Details from page 4 that are mentioned can be found at the newsletter summary page; those from page 9 may or may not be transcribed later. Welcome to … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – Souvenir Book – Jack Dann

This is a Guest bio for Jack Dann in the souvenir book, page 37 for Swancon 21, Festival of the Imagination 1996. It is followed on the next page by an appreciation by Joe Haldeman which we will not reproduce. … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001: PR2 part 3 of 3

The Swancon 2001:Masquerade Progress Report 2, while a light weight publication, devoted a significant proportion of the real estate to Guest of Honour, Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg “The man who put sex in science fiction” – Neil Gaiman Its almost … Continue reading

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