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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Sunday, March 31 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Head to Head: Anne McCaffrey and Joanne Russ

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Two groundbreaking early female SF authors. Tanya Brown, Caroline Mullan, Bob Neilson and Ian Sales examine them, their works and their effects.

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Caroline Mullan

Trustee, Science Fiction Foundation
Trustee and committee of the Science Fiction Foundation for the past 20 years. SF reader since 1970 or thenabouts. Thirty years an active fan, I have run conventions (several Eastercons, several Worldcons, a number of smaller cons), written for and published fanzines (most recently published in Banana Wings), tried my hand at science fiction (though alas, never published), and judged the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Passionately interested in the... Read More →

Bob Neilson

Editor/Publisher, Albedo One/Aeon Press
Bob Neilson is married with children and lives in Ireland. In partnership with his wife he runs a successful retail business in Dublin city. His short fiction has appeared extensively in professional and small press markets and he has had three plays performed on Irish radio. He also presented a SF radio show on Anna Livia for a year. He has had two short story collections published, Without Honour (1997, Aeon Press) and That’s Entertainment... Read More →

Sunday March 31, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
2 - Rowan Cedar Court