The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet 91 – October 2009

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet 91 October 2009 ISSN 1445-4319 (print version), ISSN 1445-4327 (online version)

DEB BIANCOTTI's book launch. The debut short story collection by Deborah Biancott, A Book of Endings, published by Twelfth Planet Press, features 6 new stories and 15 retrospectives from 2000 to the present day. The Sydney launch is planned for Saturday 10 October, 3pm at NG Art Gallery. Full details on Deborah's site:

YOU'RE INVITED by Ford St Publishing to the launch of GEORGE IVANOFF's new book, Gamers Quest. The launch, hosted by Carole Wilkinson, will be at Richmond Library, 415 Church St, Richmond, VIC from 1.30pm on Sat 10th Oct. RSVP to info@fordstreetpublish, queries to Lindy Dodd ph: 03 9426 5688, or see

YOU'RE INVITED 2: Eneit Press would like to invite you to the launch of two new books.
4.30 pm Sunday 4th October, Room E, Conflux 6, The Marque Hotel, Northbourne Avenue Canberra ACT. You do not need membership of Conflux to go to the book launch or to visit the dealer's room. RSVP: Friday 2nd October to

NICK STATHOPOLOUS' new art showing, Toy Porn, opens at the NG Art Gallery Mission Restaurant & Bar, 3 Little Queen St, Chippendale, Sydney (A short walk from Central Station) on October 27th.

Writer DAVE FREER's family –human and furry- is relocating from South Africa to Australia. As you can imagine, it'll cost a fair bit for the furries to be quarantined. One of Dave's friends has started a fundraising effort to help Dave transport t he furry family, only the Bullsheet editor has lost the flaming details! It's a worthy cause, and hopefully someone will leap to my(and Dave's) aid the minute they read this! (Apologies to Dave, but it's been a frantic month. EH)

Author DIANA GABALDON will be doing a promotional tour of Australian cities, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane starting 9th November.

A WRITER GOES ON A JOURNEY is now up and running at offering spec fic reviews, flash fiction and prizes. Go check it out now! (reported by Nyssa Pascoe)

CONGRATULATIONS To Melbourne fans, HELENA BINNS and JAMES ALLEN who will be recognised as Life members of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club on 9 Oct. (Reported by Thomas Bull)

CONGRATULATIONS to spec fic author, JASON FISCHER who has won the Writers of the Future prize for the current quarter. (Reported by Simon Petrie)

CONGRATULATIONS to PATTY JANSEN and FELICITY DOWKER who both received Honourable Mentions in the Writers of The Future Awards. (Reported by Simon Petrie.)

TWILIGHT/NEW MOON event. Screening both movies and GoH's Gil Birmingham and Kiowa Gordan will be shown on 18 Nov at Village Cinemas, Geelong, Melbourne, and on 19 Nov, Hoyts Broadway, Sydney. Twilight screens at 9.30 pm and New Moon screens at 12:05 am . See: <> and <> for further details. (reported by Thomas Bull) f

CONCATENATION's Autumnal edition is now up to be read at:< >. You can read a review of our Natcon, Conjecture (Adelaide, last June) at: <> while news on A ussiecon 4 can be read here: <>

CONCATENATION has also thrown down the gauntlet to get the 2010 party started early. Having challenged NZ fans to run a con the weekend before Aussiecom to (NZ has obliged with Au Contraire. q.v.) they now have a few European and North American fans go ing to NZ the weekend prior to Aussiecon 4 to extend their Antipodean con-going experience. They now want to challenge Australian fans to hop over to Wellington for Au Contraire the weekend before Aussiecon 4 to get the party started ( and keep the party going as everyone heads to Melbourne for the Worldcon)

And don't forget, you can pull a similar trick by attending the World Horror Convention and Odyssey a week apart in England in March/April 2010.(Stretch your fannish holiday dollar further!)

DUFF , the DOWN UNDER FAN FUND 2010 (bringing a northern hemisphere fan down south for the Australian Natcon, which happens to coincide with Aussiecon 4 in 2010, is now open. Prospective candidates have until January 31st 2010 to officially nominat e to be added to the DUFF ballot. To nominate, candidates should submit a brief letter stating their intention for running for DUFF, Five letters of nomination, three from North America and two from Australia or New Zealand. E-mailed letters are acceptabl e. A 100 word or less platform statement specifying the candidateâ&Euro;™s reasons for running and qualifications for becoming the 2010 DUFF delegate. and an entry fee of $25.00USD (which will be added to the current DUFF account). The winning ca ndidate will travel to Australia and attend Aussiecon 4, September 2-6, 2010 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Visit and get to know as many Australian Science Fiction fans as time will permit,.Become the DUFF administrator for the term running from Auss iecon 4 thru the 51stAustralian National Convention (NatCon) to be held in 2012,Raise funds and maintain an account to be used by the next southbound delegate(s) in 2012,Publish a trip report covering the time of oneâ&Euro;™s travels in Austral ia and attendance at the convention Please send all documents and fees to the current DUFF administrators, Steve and Sue Francis,PO Box 58009, Louiseville KY 40268-0009, or e-mail

SYDNEY's POWERHOUSE MUSEUM (500 Harris St, Ultimo) has an "Explore the Universe and Beyond" special feature this school holidays, 3-18 October. Build your own water-powered rocket, reach for the stars in Zoe's stage show and see photos of the universe in a "From the Earth to the Universe" exhibition. See <>.

SYDNEY OBSERVATORY gives kids a chance to explore Jupiter, or have an astronomical adventure in their 3D Space Theatre from 3=18 Oct. See <> for full details.

SIRENS OF CRIME, Ann Byrne interrogates crime writers TARA MOSS, MARIANNE DELACOURT and EMMA BOLING about their most recent books. This will be followed by a brief Annual General Meeting for Sisters In Crime members on Friiday October 16, 2009 (at the Bells Hotel, 157 Moray St, South Melbourne, I'm presuming? EH)

SCARLET STILETTO AWARDS (for female crime writers) will be held from 8pm, Friday Nov 27 at Bell's Hotel, 157 Moray St, South Melbourne. $5/$10 (non-members) 10% discount from Benn's Books stall. Dinner from 6.30pm. No need to book for dinner or event . Free on-street parking after 6pm. Info: Carmel Shute on 0412 569 356 or go to: <http://home. au/~sincoz/>

THE HOBBIT DILEMNA RESOLVED: The Tolkien Trust (a UK registered charity), New Line Cinema, and HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. have resolved their lawsuit relating to the "Lord of the Rings" films. Readers may recall that The Tolkien Trust and HarperColl ins filed a claim in February last year seeking reinstatement of film rights to the works by J.R.R.Tolkien, which the author had sold in order to pay outstanding large tax bills.
While the precise terms of the settlement are confidential, with the dispute between The Tolkien Trust, co-plaintiffs HarperCollins and New Line cinema resolved, production of a film based on The Hobbit can now proceed. (Relayed by Andy Porter.)

BULLSHEET EDITOR HAVING A WHALE OF A TIME…this is a teaser. More will be revealed next month (or possibly at Conflux!). 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

Au Contraire, the 2010 NZ Natcon,(q.v. Conventions) Short Story Competition. Best entries to be included in a New Zealand anthology of SF & Fantasy to be launched at Au Contraire, Entries should be connected to the convention theme: "The future is a fo reign country" with some link to NZ if possible. Submissions up to 7,000 words, send as email attachment, RTF January 2010. See for more details.

MIDNIGHT ECHO, the magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Assoc, Issue 4, edited by Lee Battersby will be open for submissions until January 31st 2010. Paying 1cent a word for stories up to 5000 words, also taking poetry and artwork. Editor warns h e gets bored with Cthulhuian slavering tentacle monster stories. Full details at <http://australianho index.php? view=144>

GAMER'S QUEST is a fast paced SF/Fantasy by Australian Author, GEORGE IVANOFF. Tark and Zyra are two teenage thieves on a quest in a world where dragons and mages co-exist with drones and lasers. Can Tark and Zyra save Designers Paradise? Published by Ford Street. ISBN 9781876462864 RRP $16.95.

FIRE is the new fantasy novel from KRISTEN CASHORE, author of the warmly received novel, Graceling. Fire, a mesmerising beauty marked out by her flame-red hair, uses her unique ability to influence people. For her king she must face his enemies- and he rself- to right the wrongs of the past. Gollancz. RRP $32.99 ISBN 9780575085114

DARK SLAYER, the latest in the paranormal romance series from CHRISTINE FEEHAN, about the Carpathians, an immortal race with animal instincts and the ability to shape shift, came out last month from platkus, $32.99

AN ECHO IN THE BONE is the latest blockbusting installment in the Outlander series by DIANA GABALDON.This series links yjr mountains of North Carolina and the Scottish Highlands with time travel. Diana Gabaldon will be doing a promotional tour of Aust ralian cities, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane starting 9th November. Orion books, RRP $35 ISBN 9780752896483

ANDROMEDA SPACEWAYS INFLIGHT MAGAZINE ISSUE 41 edited by Ian Nichols should be published and distributed soon. Copies of issues 41 and 42, edited by Edwina Harvey, hopefully on sale at Conflux.

ANTIPODEAN SF 135 is out now offering short, short fiction (under 500 words) from Matt Tighe, Jake & greg Wickenhufer, Gitte Christensen, Jan Napier, Shaun A. Saunders, Ashley Hibbert, Lee Gimez, Liam Thorpe, Stephen L. Thompson and Francis Conaty can be viewed at

SPECUSPHERE for September/October featuring articles on parallel imports, zombies, an insiders view on writing novels, and the Melbourne Film Festival is now available on,

LEIGH BLACKMORE's Raven books, specialising in dark and horror fiction also includes Sequence comics. For a catalogue e-mail lvxnox@gmail. com. Leigh also occasionally sells on e-bay as seller ID Quoth Raven Books.

MISS JANE'S BOOKSALE. If you're looking for a science fiction or fantasy book, Miss Jane is selling off her collection. E-mail for a full list of titles and prices.

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. (Current tally $0.) CHEAP Books looking for homes: Panglor by Jeffrey A.Carver ($1 + postage), Hell on High by Ted Nolan and Holly Lisle ($1+ postage). The Gerry Anderson memorabilia Guide (1994) ($5+post), Sherlock Holmes Mystery book ($1 + post), GREG BEAR "Blood Music" Uncorrected book proof** ($10+post), Life signs, the Biology of Star Trek ($5 + post), Leonard Nimoy: I am Spock ($5 +post), John Rockham, Alien Sea ($5 +post), Starburst Classic Horror film, Kung-fu, Supergirl, Terrahawks annuals, The Bill – the Inside Story (Annuals & Bill book $5 ea + post), (Thanks to John Tipper for donating the latest influx o f books.).


HOSPITALIZED: Writer JOE HALDEMAN recently had emergency surgery for a twisted colon and pancreatitis. The prognosis is good for a full recovery. (Reported on Facebook by Gay Haldeman, and relayed to Bullsheet by Jean Weber.)


RAY BARRETT. Australian actor who voiced many of the characters in the the original series of The Thunderbirds. Passed away in hospital following a short illness on 8th Sept

BEN INDICK, American fan, creator of the magazine, Ben's Beat and life time member of The Dramatists Guild, passed away on Monday, 28th September. Condolence cards can be sent to 428 428 Sagamore Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA.(Reported byBruce Gilles pie)

IN MEMORIUM: This month we remember fan Clive Newell. CLUBS & MEETINGS

MELBOURNE SCIENCE FICTION CLUB, Meet most Friday nights at 74 Melville Road, West Brunswick 3055. Membership to the MSFC is now $35 single, or $45 family/household or overseas, and $25 for interstate p.a. Meetings: 2 Oct Quiz night & pasta. Oct 9 Life Membership Ceremony honouring James "Jocko" Allen and Helena Binns. (Thanks to Thomas Bull for the update)

FEDERATION SQUARE (Melbourne) SF & Fantasy genres book reading group. Free to attend, Meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 11.30am at Café Beer Delux in Federation Square. E-mail books@fedsquare. com

DR WHO CLUB OF VICTORIA has been operating for over 30 years. Their newsletter - Sonic Screwdriver - publishes news, reviews & gossip on Dr Who as well as publishing fanfic & pictures 6 times a year. $35 for a family membership) which gets you 7 issues of the newsletter. Members receive discounts at ABC shops and Minotuar in Elizabeth St, Melbourne. See http://www.vicnet.

*SFFiG* SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY in GEELONG http://au.groups. group/SFFiG/ Irregular meets announced via email. Discussions, trivia & games, news and more! (Reported by Ben Hughes)\ 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 12033 A'Beckett St RP, Melbourne, Vic 8006. .Non-profit SF club offering monthly mee tings, "Diverse Universe" newsletter and "Solar Spectrum" annual anthology. (Thanks to Geoff Allshorn for the update.)

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 canberras cifi@ 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: corporate@doctorwho australia. org, phone 0416 269 726 or check www.doctorwhoaustra

The DR WHO CLUB OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA meet on the first Saturday of each month 12.30-5pm at The Collins St Centre, Cnr Shaftesbury Ave and Collins St, South Perth. Club stalls, info, afternoon tea and entertainment. See < lodge/> or phone Aaron on (08) 0400 1957.

JAFWA is Perth's largest & oldest anime group. They offer screenings in the Jones lecture theatre, Curtin University from 5pm onall but the first Saturday of the month. See <http://jafwa. for full details>.
STARSHIP MAWSON (www.starshipmawson .com) is a South Australian Star Trek fan club, & chapter of Starfleet International, run by Stuart Blair. (Reported by Stuart Blair.)

QUEST Queensland Star Trekkers Fan Club usually meet at the PCYC Fortitude Valley on the second Sunday of the month (though this occasionally changes) . Contact Mary Kemp either by phone: 07 32904243 or by e-mail: jmkemp@bigpond. The club's sna il mail address is still PO BOX 2084, Brisbane, QLD. 4001. Quest's new website will be up and running in the near future. (Reported by Mary Kemp).

VISIONS WRITERS GROUP offers meeting and critiquing for SF, Fantasy and Horror writers in QLD Monthly meetings from 11am -2 pm, first Sunday of the month (except Jan and Dec) at Queensland State Library, Rm 2D, 2nd Floor. Brisbane. $10 joining fee, and $4 per meeting. There website is http://visionwriter s,org. You can also join their virtual group (great for writing tips and general SF info) at http://groups. group/vision- writers.

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:/ WritersGroup.php> for meeting dates.(Reported by Tim Martin via Ted Scribner).

FRIENDS OF SCIENCE FICTION meet monthly at the Granville Youth & Community Centre (Sydney). Meeting from 10am-6pm $10 members, $15 non-members.

THE FUTURIAN SOCIETY OF SYDNEY's next meeting is Sunday afternoon, . For details contact Graham Stone (02) 9715 7129

SYDNEY FUTURIANS: (Not to be confused with the Futurian Society of Sydney, listed above.) Contact address: P.O. Box 152 Bexley North, NSW, 2207. Usually meet on the 3rd Friday of the month (except for December) in the foyer of UTS building, Broadway at 6.55pm.

STARWALKING (NSW) http://sydskyforce. starwalking. net holds meetings at 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 non-members.

TAG, TERRA AUSTRALIS GARRISON - a Starwars stormtrooper appreciation society. Details can be found at (reported on Sci fi reporter.)

NEWCASTLE SPACE FRONTIER SOCIETY (NSFS) Regular meetings and social functions. Full details available at au/nsfs. (Reported by Jack Dwyer.)

SPOCKSOC: A SF group run by students at the University of NSW Kensington, Sydney. http://www.spocksoc au

EVENTS VORTEX SF. SF Events happening in Brisbane, can be found at <>.
WORLD's FUNNIEST COMEDY ISLAND, a weekend comedy festival featuring over 200 comedy acts including ALEXEI SAYLE, THE GOODIES & JANE BUSSMAN, performing at 18 venues around Cockatoo Island (Sydney Harbour) on 17th & 18th October from noon until midnight. T icket prices $119/$209 includes ferry travel to and from the island. Book online via tiketek, or see <> for more details.

STAR WARS EXHIBIT at Scienceworks, Melbourne until 4th November.

WICKED – THE MUSICAL, The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, in Sydney's Capitol Theatre.

ANIMANIA: Anime and Manga festival ADELAIDE Oct 10th, Adelaide Festival Centre See for more details (Thanks to Thomas Bull for the updates.).

ARMAGEDDON EXPO, Melbourne, 17-18 October, Melbourne Exhibition Centre. See <www,> Renowned Australian SF author, LUCY SUSSEX offers an intensive 1 day course on writing SF at The Victorian Writers' Centre 1st Floor, Nicholas Bldg. 37 Swanston St, Melbourneph: 9654 9068, Applicants must submit sample chapters and story outlines to be eligible to attend this course. Cost $570 (or $530 for VWC members) Course dates: 28 November. (Reported by Kate Eltham on the Visions List)

CONVENTIONS GoH = Guest of Honour, OCP = Other Commitments Permitting, tba= to be announced.

CONFLUX 6, Oct 2-5. The Marque Hotel, Northbourne St, Canberra. GoHs: Emily Rodda, James Minz and Marc McBride. Offering back- to-back workshops on the foundations, breadth and possibilities of speculative fiction instructed by Jack Dann and Sean McMul len. The theme of this year's banquet will be a genuine 1880s Louisiana barbecue courtesy of the food-history expertise of Dr Gillian Polack.Membership prices: Attending $250 Student/concession $210 at door Day m/ship $80, Supporting: $30 See <> for full details

The World Fantasy Convention in 2009. Celebrating Edgar Allen Poe's 200th Anniversary. 29th Oct – 1st Nov. Fairmont Hotel, 170 South market St, San Jose, California.

TWILIGHT TOUR GoH PETER FACINELLI, CHASKE SPENCER. BRISBANE: 10 Oct. SYDNEY: 11 Oct. 9am - 6pm. See <> for more details. (Reported by Thomas Bull)

WAI-CON (Perth Anime Convention): 2010 "Demons vs Angels": 23-24 January 2010. See <> for more details. (reported by Thomas Bull.) CONTINUUM 6: Future Tense 26-28 February 2010. GoH Mark Pesce. Attending membership $130 ($119 concession) MEMBERSHIPS RIS E AT THE END OF OCTOBER! See <> (thanks to Thomas Bull for the update.)

WORLD HORROR CONVENTION 25-28th March, 2010 at the Royal Albion Hotel Brighton, England. This is the first time this con has been held outside America. LES EDWARDS (aka Edward Miller) and DAVE CARSON are Artist GoHs. Membership: Attending 60 UK pounds ,(or approx 65 Euros,) <>

ODYSSEY 2010 UK national convention, traditional UK Eastercon and ESFS Euroconference (ESFS being the European SF Society). 2-5th April, 2010, Radison Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, London, UK. GoH's Alastair Reynolds, Iain M. Banks, Liz Williams, Mike Car ey & artist Carlos Ezquerra. Five program streams, Dealers hall, art exhibition, fan rooms and 3 bars. See for more details. (Reported by Jonathan Cowie)

SWANCON 2010: CONTAGION, The 35th Annual Western Australian Speculative Fiction Convention, 1-5 April 2010, Venue: TBA GoHs: Scott Sigler, Ian Irvine Attending: $130 until Oct 31 (cheques can be made out to Swancon 2010 and sent to GPO Box G429 Perth W A 6948) Contact: Linda Deegan, Website:

AU CONTRAIRE, NZ Natcon, Fri 27-Sun 29th August, 2010(the week before Aussiecon 4 for those northern hemisphere fans looking to extend their antipodean SF experience) Quality Hotel, Wellington. Full attending membership currently NZ $60. Day & supporti ng memberships also available. See for full details. Snail mail address is PO Box 10104, Wellington NZ.

AUSSIECON 4. Worldcon in Melbourne. 2-6 September 2010, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Southbank. GoH's: Kim Stanley Robinson, Shaun Tan, Robin Johnson. Attending membership Aus$275 payable by cheque, or online via paypal or some credit cards. (See <> for more information.)

DUDCON, the 49th Australian National SF Convention (Natcon) that will be held in conjunction with Aussiecon 4, 3-5th September, 2010, and will be responsible for the serious natcon stuff of running the Ditmars and holding the business meeting for the n atcon Fan Guest of Honour: Jacob Blake. Other GoH's to be announced.Various memberships on offer starting with Cheapskate member for $10, , Generous member $20, Friend of the Ditmars m/ship $30, Protector of Kittens m/ship $40, All around good bloke/bloke s m/ship $50, and Absolute Fucking Legend m/ship $100. Contact details, Paul Ewins, e-mail, or PO Box 1126, North Melbourne. VIC 3132. (Reported by Bruce Gillespie.)

WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION 2010 will be held October 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, Ohio (USA) Attending membership US $100. Snail mail WFC 2010, 3824 Patricia Dr, Upper Arlington, OH 43220, USA. Or see <> for more details..
RENOVATION is the Worldon in Reno, Nevada, USA August 17-21, 2011. GoH's: Tim Powers, Ellen Asher, fantasy artist Boris Vallejo/ Venue: Reno-Sparks Conventioin Centre & The Atlantis Hotel main venues. See <> for more details. Australian Agent: Jean Weber. OTHER INFORMATION RESOURCES: The Inkspillers web site, < http://www.inkspill> is a great source of market information for SF writers that is always being updated by Tony Plank.

For links to books, movies and television shows see John Tipper's homepage <http://www.collectingbooksandmagazi>

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