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Swancon 16 – Souvenir book – Barbara Hambly

A two page bio and bibliography of the Swancon 16 GoH. As per our semi-policy we’ll put things in CAPS as bold. Barbara Hambly Barbara Hambly was born in the Naval Hospital of San Diego, California, on the 28th of … Continue reading

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Swancon 17: Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse: Terry Dowling

Here’s page 7 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse Terry Dowling Born in Sydney in 1947, Terry Dowling is the only writer to have won eight [count ’em folks, eight!] Australian Science … Continue reading

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A Timely Look At Grant Stone

From the SwanCon XV program book, page 16. Transcribed by Doug. The page-top header says “THE MAN WHO’S ON EVERYONE’S PANEL (THANKFULLY)”. A TIMELY LOOK AT GRANT STONE By Stephen Dedman The actual evidence for Grant Stone being an explorer/anthropologist … Continue reading

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Swancon XIII Programme Book – Who is Tim Richards?

The index claims this is on page 4 of the Programme Book for Swancon XIII. It has been transcribed by Elaine Walker because she did the other Tim Richards one and thus balance. Any typos will be reproduced to the … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Programme Book – Bob Shaw

This is a transcription of page 16 from the Swancon 14 Programme book, being a biography of one of the Guests, Bob Shaw. This was transcribed by Elaine Walker, who has attempted to faithfully reproduce any and all typographical errors. … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 5 – Additional Guests

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All typos have been preserved as much as possible. Layout has not. The Festival of the Imagination 1996 is dedicated to offering our members the opportunity to meet and interact with wide range of guests, particularly … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 4 – Jack Dann Biography

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Any typographical errors have been carefully preserved. Jack Dann Jack Dann, a Special Guest at the Festival of the Imagination 1996, is the author or editor of over thirty-five books, including the novels Junction, Starhiker, and … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 July 1995 Newsletter – Bruce Sterling

Page 3: Bruce Sterling Globally Sean McMullen When I open a magazine and see Bruce Sterling’s name in the contents list I go to that story first. Whenever he has a new book published I buy it, unseen and unreviewed. … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 – Con Book 02: Guests pp. 3-7 – Lois McMaster Bujold

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. This is the information on the Guests of Swancon 23. The first entry is for our International Guest of Honour and was written by … Continue reading

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Swancon XII – Who Is This Guest Of Honour Anyway ???

This is from page 5 of the Swancon XII Programme Book. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. I have known John McDouall for forty years. I have always said that, and I do not intend to change now. It seems strange when … Continue reading

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