The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet 47 February 2006
The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet 47
ISSN 1445-4319 (print version), ISSN 1445-4327 (online version)
SHATNER'S STONE FOR NEW HOME: William Shatner has sold his kidney
stone, to on-line casino, GoldenPalace.com , who also bought the
toasted cheese sandwich with the image of the Virgin Mary on it. The
kidney stone, described by Shatner as being "so big you'd want to
wear it on your finger", was sold for $25,000, the money being
donated to housing charity, "Habitat for Humanity." Shatner has
claimed visiting rights on this special piece of himself. (Reported
on news.com.au on 17/01/06).
GRAHAM GARFIELD BARNARD and TIM NEWSON were recently contracted to
produce a new TV series for community station TVS. They are actively
seeking amateur short films, music clips, & animation for
presentation on "Anthology of Interest." The first program goes to
air on 20th Feb. They are also creating a Barnard's Star Production
website, and are looking to create links with SF, Fantasy, Horror,
Film , TV and Literature sites. E-mail Garfield@viper.net.au, or
snail mail PO Box 570 Newtown, NSW, 2042.
AUREALIS AWARDS. Tickets to the Aurealis Awards presentation ceremony
at the Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank, to be followed by a
Cocktail Party at Cafe San Marco on Saturday 25 February 2006 are
selling fast. Tickets are $20 and can be bought from Pulp Fiction
bookshop, Brisbane.(Ph 07 3236 2750). Enquires about the Aurealis
Awards can be e-mailed to : firstname.lastname@example.org See
www.aurealisawards.com for the list of finalists and for more details
Congratulations to MARGO LANAGAN who was awarded a Printz Honour
for "Black Juice", and MARKUS ZUSAK who was awarded a Printz Honour
for "I am the Messenger" in this year's American Children's and Young
Adult's Book Awards. (Reported by Bruce Gillespie and Robert Hoge on
SPEC. FICTION WRITERS WORKSHOP. Sat, 18th March, all day, Salisbury,
SA. (Venue to be announced.) Applicants should submit 2 short
stories, or chapter/s of a specfic novel to approx 8,000 words.
Application forms available from SA Writers' Centre, 187 Rundle St,
Adelaide, 5000 (or PO Box 43 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, 5000) or from
City of Salisbury, 12 James St, Salisbury. Applications should be
sent by 10th February. Further details from Jeff Harris,
email@example.com .au, or phone 08 8258 9162. (Reported by Jeff Harris.)
DITMAR NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN.The Australian Science Fiction Awards,
(Ditmars) recognise excellence by Australians in SF, Fantasy and
Horror in both professional and fan categories. Anyone can nominate
their favourite authors, artists and fans in several categories, and
*** nominations close on Friday 17th February***. Only attending and
supporting members of Conjure (q.v.) are able to vote. Voting closes
at midnight, April 9th. Any queries should be e-mailed to Ditmar
coordinater Richard Pitchforth, firstname.lastname@example.org (Reported by
Kate Eltham via the Eidolist.)
THE GLOBE cinema, 220 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, is
available for hire for SF screenings and SF conventions. Enquiries to
email@example.com, or phone 07 3257 3337 (Reported by
Daniel Endicott from "The Globe".)
FRIENDS OF SCIENCE FICTION are running a competition for fan
filmmakers and writers. See www.fsf.net.au for full details (Reported
SERENITY. The special Australian DVD of Serenity, including a second
disc not available in the US 20th Dec release, is to be released on
Feb 8th. (Reported on SciNut)
CONFLUX (q.v. conventions) is offering $6,000 in prizes in what is
expected to be "the largest art show to be held at an Australian SF
convention." Award categories include "Best Australian"
($1,000), "Best Student" ($500), "Best Comic" ($500), "Best Manga"
($500) and "Best Digital" ($500) as well as "Best In Show" ($2,000)
and "Best International ($1,000).
CONVERGENCE 2, the 2007 Natcon to be held in Melbourne recently
announced they'd opened a general forum to discuss the convention.
See www.natcon.org.au/2007 for full details. (Reported by Rose
CONCATENATION is a web site listing news and reviews in Europe and
the Northern Hemisphere. Check www.concatenation.org/whatsnew.html
A FUND TO RAISE MONEY TO PUBLISH KURT VON TROJAN'S LAST BOOK
Australian Spec fic author, Kurt von Trojan, (author of The Transing
and The Atrocity Shop novels and many short stories) has been
diagnosed with kidney and bone cancer and the prognosis is that he
only has a few months to live. He has agreed to work with Robert N
Stephenson to publish a collection of his short stories in a book to
be called "When My Eyes Close" The book will be published through
Altair Australia Books. The von Trojan Fund hopes to raise enough
money to help realise this one last wish by the author. Donations
welcomed with great appreciation and thanks. You can use Paypal (send
money to firstname.lastname@example.org), personal cheque or money
order made out to "Altair Australia Pty Ltd", or via direct debit
(email email@example.com for bank details.) Reported by
Robert N Stephenson. relayed by Cat Sparks)
HELP BUY AN EYE OP: Linda, the SF fan on a disability pension who
needs a vitrechtomey, was supposed to have her eye operation on
February 2, but it was postponed by her doctor. It's hoped that the
raffle for a $30 gift card good at any Dymocks bookstore around
Australia will be drawn at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts SF
Reading Group meeting on Feb 11. If you'd still like to buy tickets
they are $1 each, and can be purchased by sending postage stamps,
cheques or money order to 12 Flinders St, Matraville, 2036, or by
direct deposit. (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.)
Alternatively, see James Allen at MSFC meetings to buy tickets.
FANDOM, TAKE ANOTHER BOW! A cheque for $300 was posted to Linda on
23rd January. The remaining funds will be posted to her after the
raffle is drawn, and after her operation - Edwina.
Special thanks to DAVID L. RUSSELL who had me up all night writing
raffle tickets. - Edwina.
WARNING: Due to sinus season, and computer problems, this issue of
the Bullsheet could be a bit scattier than usual! Edwina.
BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS
"Outside a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog it's too
dark to read"- Groucho Marx
GARTH NIX has recently had his highly acclaimed children's books, The
Rag Witch, ISBN 1741148057. and Shade's Children, ISBN 1741148049,
reprinted by Allen & Unwin
IAN IRVINE"S new kids book, Runcible Jones,: The Gate to Nowhere, the
first in a series of 5 Runcible Jones books, has been published by
Penguin & is now in bookshops. See www.runcible jones.com.au or
LOTHIAN BOOKS /Time Warner Australia have announced the first 4
titles in their Dark Suspense series of adult horror novels:
Prismatic by Edwina Grey, Carnies by Martin Livings, The Mother by
Brett McBean & The Darkness by Jason Nahrung. Theses titles will be
published from June to August.(Reported by Ben Payne on the Visions
UK Publisher, LEONAUR, continues to release its classic SF series
with Darkness & Dawn I: The Vacant World, Darkness & Dawn 2, Darkness
& Dawn 3: The Afterglow by George Allen England. Available in soft
and hard cover. See www.leonaur.com, or www.amazon.com to purchase
ANDROMEDA SPACEWAYS Issue 21 features fiction from Stuart Barrow,
John Borneman, Brendan Duffy, Dirk Flinthart, Lazette Gifford, Ian
Nicholsm Ben Payne, Jennifer Pelland and Jason S. Ridler, and an
interview with Barbara Hambley. Edited by Monissa Whiteley. Available
from SF specialty shops around Australia for $7.95, or direct from
the Andromeda Spaceways website: www.andromedaspaceways.com.
ANTIPODEAN SF No. 92 featuring short, short stories (500 words) by
Lee Battersby, Catriona Hoy, Cynthia M Saracco, Satima Flavell, Shaun
A. Saunders, Nadia Harmsen, Tiana Otten, Phillip A. Ellis, Jackie
Hosking and Mari Ness can be seen at http://www.antisf.com or
AGOG RIPPING READS – the latest Agog anthology, is now open for
submissions from Jan-March, and is looking for exciting, compulsively
readable stories to 12,000 words. Submissions can be snailmailed to
AGOG!Press, P.O. Box U302 Uni of Wollongong, NSW 2522, or e-mailedto
email@example.com. Please include an e-mail address or SASE for a
response. For sull details see
THE WORKERS' PARADISE is a new spec-fic anthology with the theme of
work/workplace relations, to be edited by Russell B. Farr and Nick
Evans. Expected to contain 90,000 words, release date October 2006.
This anthology is open to submissions of original stories of 1-7,000
words from Australian residents reading until 1 Aug 2006. Stories may
be emailed to the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org with
the words "Submission Workers" in the subject line. Payment: 2 copies
and Aus 1.5 cents/word on publication. In addition, a bounty of $5
will be paid for each good (as judged by the editors)Marxist joke,
and a one off prize of $50 for the best Marxist pun. See
http://ticonderogaonline.org/publications/ for full details.
Angela Challis and Marty Young are looking for submissions of "the
darkest, most disturbing horror story. ...horror in its rawest form –
the unsettling, the terrifying, " for 'Macabre - The New Era in
Australian Horror.' Anthology. Reading until 31 March.. Open to
Australian citizens and residents only. Full details on how to submit
can be found at http://www.shadowedrealms.com.au/macabre/
DUNE STORY ON LINE: Written in the style of Frank Herbert, author of
the series of DUNE books, Edward St Boniface has written `Scytale The
Face Dancer', and it can be viewed on line at
ROBERT E. HOWARD: A special 30th anniversary edition of REH: Two-Gun
Raconteur will be published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
Howard's birth. You can pre-order copies from Damon C. Sasser, 6402
Gardenspring Brook Lane, Spring, TX 77379 USA. (Also via paypal
email@example.com) Cost is approx US$13.25, with more
for postage to Australia.) (Reported by Ben on the Eidolist.)
LEIGH BLACKMORE's Raven books, specialising in dark and horror
fiction also includes Sequence comics. For the February catalogue e-
MERV BINNS perzine, Out of the Bin is available from PO Box 315,
Carnegie, Vic, 3163.
FRIENDS OF LINDA COX CHAN (FOLCC) raise money to donate to Juvenile
Diabetes Research, Australia by selling donated books etc. (Tally
$10.60 ) Books looking for new homes: "Dr Who: The Scripts, Galaxy 4"
by William Emms. "Licence Denied: Rumblings from the Dr Who
Underground" (new) edited by Paul Cornell, "The Truth About Magic" by
Dave Luckett (new), "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (new)
and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", JK Rowling.
Audiobook: "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
featuring John de Lancie and Leonard Nimoy., also a Dukes of Hazard
Play and Read record, and A-Team colouring and activity books: Art
cards autographed by Marianne Plumridge and Bob Eggleton are also for
sale. See images of the available cards on the Bullsheet website. To
buy items e-mail Edwina Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org or snail min
poor health for some timeail Edwina, c/- 12 Flinders St, Matraville,
NSW 2036. *Make cheques payable to Edwina Harvey please, FOLCC is an
informal entity.) You can also pay via direct deposit and paypal. Why
not give a gift that gives twice this Christmas? (Thanks to Anne
Devrell for the new titles.)
HATCH, MATCH AND DISPATCH
NOEL KERR who was a major figure in Melbourne fandom in the 1960's
and 70's, a founding member of ANZAPA, and a Ditmar winner
for "Somerset Gazette" in 1971, best known for his interest in
comics, SF, cartooning, jazz and photography, passed away on 31st
December 05, after being hospitalised over the Christmas period.
(Reported by Bruce Gillespie on the Eidolist.)
DOMINIC SYRLS 2nd son to Eleanor Clarke and Aaron Syrls. Brother to
Connor. 2nd grandson to Susan Batho, born on Friday 20th January.
Excited Grandma forgot to pass on weight and length details. (Thanks
to Bill Hupe for conveying more information on behalf of excited
Grandma ; - ).)
Writer Kurt Von Trojan, author of The Atrocity Shop and the Transing
novels, as well as many short stories, suffering from bone and kidney cancer.
PENDING: Linda's eye op was scheduled for 2 Feb, but has been postponed
CLUBS & MEETINGS
MELBOURNE SCIENCE FICTION CLUB, Meet most Friday nights at 74
Melville Road, West Brunswick 3055.Membership to the MSFC is $25
single, or $35 family p.a. For further details on the MSFC see
www.vicnet.net.au/~msfc. Meetings: 3rd Feb: Trivia & Food night.
(Curries), Feb 10th, Russell Blackford talks about his latest SF
work, "Kong Reborn". Feb 17th:Book Club discuss Octavia
Butler's "Dawn" and Sheri S. Tepper's "The Gate to Women's Country."
Feb 24: Games night.
AUSTREK, the Star Trek fan club in Victoria will be celebrating its
30th anniversary this year and is still going strong.
SPACED OUT: a science fiction club for gays, lesbians and associated
communities. $5 joining fee, then $20 annual membership. ($15
concession.) to Spaced Out Inc. PO Box 363, Preston, Vic. 3072.Non-
profit SF club offering monthly meetings, "Diverse Universe"
newsletter and "Solar Spectrum" annual anthology.
CANBERRA SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays
of the month. It's a relaxed social society for the discussion of SF
and fantasy. Membership $24 p.a. For more info write to CSFS PO Box
47, Civic Square, ACT 2608, or e-mail email@example.com.
SFSA (South Australian Dr Who fan club) Two regular meetings each
month. Annual membership $15. The regular club meeting is held at the
Adelaide High School from 3pm-10pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
See http://www.sfsa.org.au/ for full details or write to PO Box 3227,
Rundle Mall, SA 5000.(Reported by Martin Dunne.)
The Doctor Who Club of Australia (DWCA) Membership $16 within Aust.
provides 6 issues of Data Extract, membership pack, access to the
club's member-only internet mailing list, discount prices on a range
of merchandise, admission prices to club functions (including
Whovention, discounts at selected retail outlets for Doctor Who
merchandise. For more information contact Dwayne Bunney -
firstname.lastname@example.org or 0416 269 726 or check
QUEST Queensland Star Trek club. Contact the club at PO BOX 2084,
Brisbane, QLD. 4001, or check www.conquestforever.com (Reported by
The Brisbane Babylon 5ers website is at www.geocities.com/bb5ers
(Reported by Erica Sharp, president of the Brisbane Babylon5ers )
INFINITAS BOOKSHOP/Blokey Stuff, Shop 22 Civic Arcade, 48 - 50 George
Street Parramatta NSW. has 2 groups regularly meeting at its
premises. The SF Discussion Group meets at 6:30pm on the first
Thursday of each month except January. A SF Writers Group also meets
at the shop once a month on Saturdays See
http://www.infinitas.com.au/WritersGroup.php for 2006 meeting dates.
(Reported by Tim Martin via Ted Scribner).
SYDNEY MECHANICS' SCHOOL OF ARTS at 280 Pitt St, Sydney, regularly
holds a members reading group for Mystery and Crime, Romance and
Science Fiction and Fantasy. The groups start with Mystery and Crime
at 10am and meander into SF (and sometimes Romance, depending on
demand) from 12 noon. Attendance at the first meeting is free, but if
you're interested in attending more meetings, you are asked to join
the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts. (Annual fee $15.50 ?) This also
entitles you to borrowing rights at the School of Arts library.
Meetings held every 3 weeks. Upcoming meetings: Sat Feb 11th, Sat
March 4th, Sat Mar 25th, Sat 22nd April, Sat 13th May, Sat June 3,
Sat June 24th.
SYDNEY FANS IN THE PUB. Meet on the first Tuesday of the month at the
Civic Hotel, Saloon Bar, Crn Pitt & Goulburn Sts, Sydney. From
6.30pm. (Reported by Zara Baxter.)
SYDNEY SOUTHERN SF&F GROUP . Next meeting probably the 2nd Saturday
in February Contact Brad Row ph 9580-4369 or e-mail
Brad_Row@agd.nsw.gov.au for full details (Reported by Ted Scribner)
SYDNEY FUTURIANS now affiliated with the Student Assoc of UTS.
Meetings in room 510C (5th floor) of The University of Technology,
Broadway, Sydney, at 7 pm on Feb 17th, Mar 17th, April 21st, May 19,
June 16th, July 21, Aug 18th, Sept 15th, Oct 20th, Nov 17th, Dec
20th. Check http://users.secsme.org.au/~futurians, or e-mail
John.Fox@uts.edu.au for full details.
STARWALKING: http://sydskyforce.starwalking.net holds meetings af the
Lidcombe Catholic Workers Club, 24 John St, Lidcombe, opposite
Lidcombe Railway station on the third Sunday of some months.
Attendance costs $8 members, $10 nonmembers. (Starwalking Melbourne
has Force 4 convention in May. q.v. conventions.)
MONSTERS! A display of Academy award winning special effects artist,
John Cox's monster models and animatronics is on show until March at
the Australian Museum, College St, Sydney. The exhibit will then tour
to other major cities around Australia. (Spotted by Edwina on the ABC
7pm news, 27 Oct)
VORTEX: SF Events happening in Brisbane, can be found at
FESTIVAL OF SPECULATIVE FICTION.(aka Magic Casements?) NSW Writers'
Centre. Saturday 25 March 2006. Chris Barnes, director. The March
2006 edition of Newswrite, the NSW Writing Centres Magazine will be
devoted to speculative fiction. Submissions on spec fic, 700 - 1100
words long and be accompanied by a headshot of the author or relevant
publication accepted. Send to email@example.com or PO Box
1056 Rozelle NSW 2039 by 10 February.(Reported by Ted Scribner.)
GoH = Guest of Honour, OCP = Other Commitments Permitting, tba= to be
HUB Productions (Melbourne & Sydney) 4 Feb. Sydney, Zenith Theatre,
Cnr Railway & McIntosh sts, Chatswood. 5 Feb Melbourne, Roadshow
Theatre, State Library, Latrobe St. GoH's: actor Jonathan Woodward
and director & Assoc producer, R.D Price. VIP $350, General $90,
Workshop with JD $30 Enquires 0402 267 541 or
SWANCON RENAISSANCE: 10-13 March, 2006. Acacia Hotel, Perth, WA.
Gohs: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon & Danny Oz. Cost $100 (supporting
$35) see www.swancon.com for full details.
The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA)
March 15-19, 2006, Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel. USA. GoH's:
Charles Vess, M. Thomas Inge, Kathleen Ann Goonan. Currently calling
for papers for their program. Please submit proposals by 30th
November. Themes covered include SF, Fantasy, Horror, Comics,
including Children's and YA lit.llustration. Look for Conference
Information and Updates at the IAFA website: http://www.iafa.org
(Originally announced by Dale Knickerbocker, relayed by Ted Scribner.)
FIRST CONTACT Melbourne. Sat 8th April. Nick Tate (Space 1999), Jane
Badler ("V"), and Herb Jefferson Jr (Original Battlestar Galactica
series.). (Central Melbourne venue which eludes me at the moment.
Sorry! - Edwina). Tickets $77 general or $66 with fan club
membership. See www.firstcontactconventions.com.au, e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 0439 444 901
FRIENDS OF SCIENCE FICTION:Sunday, 9th April Nick Tate (Space 1999),
Jane Badler ("V"), and Herb Jefferson Jr (Original Battlestar
Galactica series.). At Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club, Sydney.
Tickets $66 for FSF members, $99 non-members and $250 VIP tickets. E-
mail email@example.com,, see www.fsf.net.au, or phone 02 9523 8385
CONJURE. National SF convention, Brisbane, Easter, 14-17 April,
2006.GoHs Cory Doctrow, Bruce Sterling, Sean Williams, Jonathan
Strahan. Membership $200 until 27th February 2006. Student/Concession
and High School student discounts available. Children 12 and younger
free. Check their website www.conjure.org.au
CONCUSSION: 57th British National SF convention. 14-17 April, 2006,
To be held at The Moat House, Congress Rd, Glasgow. See
www.eastercon2006.org for full details.
SUPANOVA Brisbane. 21-23April. RNA Showgrounds. See:
ARMAGEDDON (NZ ) 29-30 April. Wellington Event Centre, Wellington NZ.
GoHs Clare Kramer (Glory:Buffy), Roger Bumpass (Spongebob), Geoff
Jogns. NZ$15 per day. Bookings through ticketek. See www.pulpexpo.com
Terra Nova. 6th May. Adelaide. (No venue announced) GoH Nana Visitor,
Clare Kramer, Arlene Martel. Ph 08 9396 2517 or see novaevents.com.
CONCLAVE: NZ National SF & Fantasy con. 2-5 June, 2006. Mount
Richmond Lodge, 576 Mt Wellington Hw, Mt Wellington, Auckland,
NZ.GoH's Joan Vinge, Jim Fenkel, Steve Jackson. Han GoH Kevin
MacLean. See http://conclave.sf.org.nz for full details. (Thanks to
Andrienne Losin for passing on this information.)
CONFLUX 3: Queens Birthday Weekend, 9-12 June 2006. National Museum.
GoHs Ellen Datlow, Kate Forsyth, Sara Douglass and Jackie French.
Also offering communication links with Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Ray
Bradbury, and Lloyd Alexander. Conflux will also feature a film
festival, a medieval feast and a gaming stream as well as an art show
offering $6,000 in prizes. If you refer someone who hasn't been to a
Conflux before, you will receive a $25 voucher to spend in the
dealers room. Attending m/ship $190, $130 concession and $35
supporting.. See http://www.conflux.org.au or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org .PO Box 903 Belconnen, ACT 2616 or phone
Continuum. 4-6 August, Victoria Hotel, Lt Collins St, Melbourne.
GoHs Shaun Tan, Charles Stross, Margo Lanagan, Bruce Gillespie.
LA CON IV, the 64th Worldcon. 23-27 August, 2006. Anaheim Convention
Centre, Hilton & Marriott hotels, Anaheim. GoH's Connie Willis, James
Gurney, Howard De Vore, Frankie Thoman. Attending m/ship $225 ($au)
Conversion from supporting membership to attending, $165 (au)
Kids/supporting memberships $65. e-mail info@laconIV.org, Postal
address LA Con c/- S.C.I.F.I. inc, PO Box 8442, Van Nuys, CA, 91409.
USA. Australians can buy memberships to LaCon by sending a cheque or
money order made payable to their Australian Agent, Edwin A. Scribner
c/- 12 Richmount St, Cronulla NSW 2230, preferably with a printout of
http://www.laconiv.org/2006/reg/signupaus.htm with personal details
filled in. Alternatively send your full name, address and email
address. Attending membership is currently $225 and supporting or
child (5 - 11) $65.
FRIENDS OF SCIENCE FICTION STARGATE CON October 28th Sydney, (and
29th Oct Brisbane. Venue TBA) GoH Rachel Luttrell. Membership $120
FSF members, $130 non-members, $400 VIP. See www.fsf.www.fsf.net.au,
or phone 02 9523 8385
NULLUS ANXIETAS The First Australian Discworld Convention. New dates
Feb 9-11, 2007. Melbourne. Attending $120, concession $100,
supporting $50. (Gala dinner to cost an extra $90) see
www.ausdwcon.org for further details.
CONVERGENCE 2. Aus Natcon. Rydges Hotel, Melbourne. Queens Birthday
weekend, 8-11 June, 07. Theme:YA genre fiction. GoH Isobelle
Carmody. See http://www.natcon.org.au/2007. (Reported by Rose
XIVAMC, Medieval re-enactment group. Easter 2007. Meeting at the
Danelaw property, Charley's Forest Rd, Wog Wog, NSW. (35 min drive
north of Braidwood, 3 hrs south of Sydney, 1.5 hrs east of Canberra.
Registration $150 fully catered for 4 days. See www.danelaw.org.au
for more details. (Reported by J. Gibbins.)
NIPPON 2007. Worldcon. Aug 30-Sept 3 2007. Pacifico Yokohama
convention centre, Japan. Gohs: David Brin and Sakyo Komatsu. Artist
Gohs: Yoshitaka Amano and Michael Whelan. Details at
www.nippon2007.org . Australian agent Craig McBride. Membership A$210
until Sept 30 2005. You can also join
Geneva Convention a civilised worldcon bid for Switzerland in 2008.
Australia 2010. A Worldcon bid. See
OTHER INFORMATION RESOURCES:
Ted Scribner's Australian SF&F home page is:
and his list of SF oriented groups in NSW is at
Coode St Review lists Australian publishing news and achievements by
Australian writers http://www.sf.org.au/coodestreetnews.
AUSTRALIAN WRITERS WEB, http://www.inkspillers.com. Is a great source
of market information that is always being updated by Tony Plank.
For links to books, movies and television shows see John Tipper's
homepage: http://www.collecting books andmagazines.com
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