Another year, another solid 12 months of excellent speculative fiction releases. There’s been something for everyone this year, so let’s recap the best of the best.
I’d only been to Perth once before (for a Supanova) and I hadn’t seen any of the city during that trip except for the view out the window of the convention bus. This time I was in Perth for nearly a week, as Guest of Honour of Swancon, Western Australia’s science fiction convention. I’d never […]
Swancon the Western Australian speculative fiction convention turned forty this Easter, which means as I’d never been before I was a little late coming to the party. I’ve attended multiple Confluxes, many Continuums (Continua?), more than a few NatCons and a couple of WorldCons, but the ruby anniversary of this uniquely Western Australian tradition was […]
Kylie Chan is a fantasy rockstar. At a signing at Galaxy Books recently, we had to actually hide her away in a back room so she could sign pre-orders. Fans were already waiting for her – an hour before the event was due to start! Kylie will be at Sydney Supanova (June 13-15), but we had […]
I have a confession to make. I am a bad nerd. I love sci-fi and fantasy TV and movies, love comics and obviously am a “hard core” sort of a nerd when it comes to conventions. But when it comes to reading sci-fi and fantasy books… well, I just haven’t got there yet. I’m working […]