SLF continuing conversation

I hosted a panel on SF/F nonprofit administration; a lot of people took a lot of notes, which makes me think that it would be good to continue that conversation. I’d like to see it becoming more of a staple at other conventions, but in the meantime, esp. with many people pausing travel, I wonder …

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Tiny beautiful video clip

Question — you know that gorgeous animation at the start of Game of Thrones? I adore that. I’m sure it took oodles of people working on it and masses of HBO money to put it together. Now imagine an animation with that kind of feel, but much much simpler — a tall ship, setting off …

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First official meeting of the Speculative Literature Foundation

Hey, folks. So we’re having our first official meeting of the Speculative Literature Foundation’s first official chapter this Sunday. (At my house.) Woot! In 2020, Chicago chapter membership will be free; we’d love to get together with other folks (readers, writers, parents, teens, teachers, and more) who love science fiction, fantasy, superheroes, fairy tales, folklore …

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Upcoming at the SLF!

I’m super-excited about what’s happening at the Speculative Literature Foundation in 2020; for one, we have two new interns who’ve joined us this semester from UIC, Darius and Emmanuel, both aspiring SF writers and avid SF/F fans. It’s going to be terrific to have them on board. We had a great long meeting on Friday, …

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Call for Artists

Art contest: Quick reminder that the SLF is running a little art contest — the deadline is 12/20, this Friday! $500 prize; artists retain the original and reproduction rights, and we license the right to feature the piece in 2021. Details are here: #slf