WisCon 40 – a belated report

WisCon is, as far as I know, science fiction’s longest-running effort to smash the kyriarchy in convention form. Every Memorial Day weekend, about a thousand people gather in Madison, Wisconsin to talk about the intersections of science fiction and social justice – and to eat cheese, let’s be real. I’ve attended WisCon for 6 or 7 years now, and it’s …

A selfie to say hello again

These days, I have Twitter and Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. I can post a selfie or a dog picture in an instant from my phone. But it’s been a long time since I sat down at the keyboard on the regular for a longer post, to put down words that weren’t for hire. And that’s funny, since I got my …