This year’s Conflux speculative fiction convention was a total blast. Amongst other things, Liz and I launched Ecopunk – speculative tales of radical futures with the aid of an appreciative, cupcake-loving crowd. Photos here, and you can get a copy of the anthology from here!
Helsinki Worldcon was a total blast. Caught up with old friends, made a bunch of new ones. So many highlights: the fancypants reception at the Town Hall, the Aussie gathering at St Urho’s pub, George RR Martin’s Hugo Losers Party, Helsinki itself, with its classic trams and cobbled streets, Suomenlinna fort… Photos here. Big thanks to Jukka and the team for making it all come together.
Thank you to the NSWWC for letting me loose to direct a second Speculative Fiction Festival last Saturday at the Centre’s beautiful grounds in Callan Park. Beautiful weather really enhanced the experience – I’m pretty sure a great day was had by all. Photos here. Publishing ArtsHub review here.