Tag Archives: Sasquan

Schrödinger’s Sasquan—Part 3

It takes a good sense of humor to attend a worldcon. Last year, at Loncon, we procrastinated too long in getting a place to stay, and we wound up camping on a sailboat moored somewhere off the Thames. This year, … Continue reading

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Sad Sad Puppies Affair—Sasquan Roundup, Part 2

During the lead-up to the worldcon and the Hugo Awards, there was a good deal of commotion about the attempt by the Sad Puppies coalition (consisting largely, but not entirely, of conservative white male writers), joined by the more toxic … Continue reading

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Smokycon—er, Sasquan—Roundup, Part 1

We’ve returned home at last from Sasquan, the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention. It was a wonderful worldcon, though for much of the time the air in Spokane was borderline unbreathable due to wildfire smoke. Here are a few photos … Continue reading

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Adventures at Sasquan

Little Sisters

Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention, was definitely a Book View Café Event. Nineteen of us – more than a third of the co-op – showed up. BVC’s own Vonda N. McIntyre was a guest of honor, which gave … Continue reading

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Sasquan Convention Report 1

by Brenda W. Clough At this moment as I type this Vonda McIntyre is reading aloud! And then directly afterwards we’re having our Book View Cafe panel. The convention  is enormous, possibly the largest in recent memory, but the convention … Continue reading

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I will walk with you

 I will walk with you by Vonda N. McIntyre I’m distressed to see that some folks who were planning to come to Sasquan are thinking of skipping Worldcon this year. Because they’re frightened. I understand why people are frightened, given … Continue reading

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