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A collaborative blog by Locus editors, contributors, and other invited guests. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the authors, and do not reflect the editorial position of Locus Magazine or Locus Online.

(Earlier posts end here in April 2010)




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Archive for April, 2012

ICFA 33, The (Monstrous) Editing Panel

… Or at least monstrously large! This panel consisted of (in speaking order): Moderator Gary K. Wolfe, Ann VanderMeer, Art Evans, Nalo Hopkinson, Ellen Datlow, Brian Attebery, David Hartwell, and Gavin Grant. The audience commenters are equally distinguished, including Nancy Kress, E. Lily Yu, Geoff Landis, Kevin Maroney, John Kessel, and Greg Bechtel (that I […]

Work Has Already Begun

The Kickstarter effort doesn’t close until May, and we’ve not quite doubled our initial fund raising goal. But archivist Kate is already hard at work: Hello from the Locus offices! I’m thrilled to report that our scanner and some preliminary archival materials have arrived so I’ve finally been able to dig in to the archives. […]

ICFA Podcast: The Monstrous

Today we’re bringing you one of the evening panels held at ICFA this past March. The panel, held late on Thursday evening, featured (in the order you will hear them): Moderator F. Brett Cox, China Mieville, James Morrow, Suzy McKee Charnas, Peter Straub, Theodora Goss, and Kelly Link. They particularly discuss the question of the […]

Kickstarter Update

From our archivist: We’ve got exciting news! We made the Kickstarter front page and were featured on their blog in a recent post. Those developments are entirely thanks to you. The Locus team has been working hard behind the scenes to finally be able to announce: T-SHIRTS! We will be printing exclusive “backer”-only t-shirts with […]

Kickstarter Encouragement: Guy Gavriel Kay

The Locus Foundation Ephemera Kickstarter is funded up to almost $16,000 now. But every extra bit will enable more work to be done on this fabulous collection. Offering additional encouragement to support this project, I present Guy Gavriel Kay. Gary has indicated concisely why the collection Charles accrued is so important, and to more than […]

ICFA 33 Opening Panel: Monstrous Significations

On March 21st, scholars, writers, and editors gathered together in Florida for the 33rd time, to hold the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts. This year’s guests of honor were China MiĆ©ville, Kelly Link, and Jeffrey J. Cohen. This podcast is a recording of the opening session of the conference. In order, you’ll […]

First Kickstarter Milestone

The Locus Kickstarter campaign has met its first milestone, it will be funded! They met their $9500 goal. But that’s no reason to stop the momentum! There are a lot of things that can be done with any extra money. Consider: Should we exceed our funding goals, there are several projects waiting in the wings: […]

Locus Foundation Kickstarter

I hope that by now you have seen the news that the Locus Science Fiction Foundation is using Kickstarter to raise $9500 towards preserving the archives of the late Charles N. Brown. The fundraising effort has a deadline of May 7th, and over the next few weeks I’d like to feature some voices that will […]

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