Kansas: The University

At the invitation of professor and author Kij Johnson we went to visit the University of Kansas, with its vast holdings of SF and SFnal history. The actual collection is going to have to be a separate post — there was just too much cool stuff! But the campus and town deserve their own post.

James Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction

James Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction

College towns are the -best- for bookstores. And yarn stores! (It helps you stay awake in lectures, if you knit.)  And there is wildlife that you don’t see on the East Coast. This hawk is not actually headless. He’s just tucked in against the stiff winter wind.

hawk in tree



About Brenda Clough

Brenda W. Clough spent much of her childhood overseas, courtesy of the U.S. government. Her first fantasy novel, The Crystal Crown, was published by DAW in 1984. She has also written The Dragon of Mishbil (1985), The Realm Beneath (1986), and The Name of the Sun (1988). Her children’s novel, An Impossumble Summer (1992), is set in her own house in Virginia, where she lives in a cottage at the edge of a forest. Her novel How Like a God, available from BVC, was published by Tor Books in 1997, and a sequel, Doors of Death and Life, was published in May 2000. Her latest novels from Book View Cafe include Revise the World (2009) and Speak to Our Desires. Her novel A Most Dangerous Woman is being serialized by Serial Box. Her novel The River Twice is newly available from BVC.

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