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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 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri

Here is page 38 and part of 39 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Swancon 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri All of page 38 and the top and bottom of page 39 contain cute frames from Totoro. … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 – Souvenir Book – Cindy Clarkson

This is on the page after the Barbara Hambly Bio. There is a fair amount of background imagery obscuring the text, but I will try to transcribe the text and typos to the best of my ability. Cindy Clarkson There … Continue reading

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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 16 – Souvenir book – The Player Characters

Two pages of the Swancon 16 souvenir book are devoted to characterising ‘The Player Characters’, a.k.a. the ConCom. In keeping with our unofficial transcription policy, ALL CAPS have been replaced with bold Greg Turkich Position: Chairman and Social Programmer Character … Continue reading

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SwanCon 16 – Souvenir book – Chairman’s Report

From the Chair of SwanCon 16, Greg Turkich, comes an effusive welcome to yet another con. Well, it’s finally arrived. After a year of planning we are proud to present Swancon 16, the latest in the long line of Swancons. … 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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SwanCon 21 Souvenir Book – Neil Gaiman

Being page 6 of the SwanCon 21, Festival of the Imagination souvenir book. Typos and interesting punctuation faithfully replicated. Neil Gaiman, creator/writer of the monthly cult DC comics horror-weird series, Sandman, is one of the top writers in modern comics. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 21 Souvenir Book – Welcome to the Festival

Being page 5 of the SwanCon 21, Festival of the Imagination souvenir book. Welcome to the Festival of the Imagination 1996, the joint Australian Science Fiction Convention and Australian Science Fiction Media Convention. This convention is worth making a fuss … Continue reading

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SwanCon 2000 souvenir book

Anna has turned up some new boxes of stuff, so some of us are sorting, winnowing, and filing; and some of us are transcribing. Here’s a rather nice-looking SwanCon 2000 souvenir book, 70pp, approx 20cm x 20cm pages, perfect-bound with … Continue reading

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