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Friday, November 10 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Science Fiction Stories Age Like Wine
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Which is to say, some remain delicious to imbibe after decades while others turn to the literary equivalent of vinegar. Is it a change in modern standards of quality or a change in palate that has people losing their taste for works they once enjoyed?

Speakers
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David M. Axler

Dave Axler is a long-time convention fan who's been a Philcon regular since the early seventies, when he came to his first Philcon to interview GoH John Brunner for local radio station WXPN. In the years since then, he has written an M.A. thesis entitled "'Fandom Is A Way of Life... Read More →
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Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom's first published story appeared in the August, 1957 issue of a magazine called Fantastic Universe His latest can be found in the November-December issue of Asimov's, now on sale. His contributions to the science fiction scene include novels, short stories and novelettes... Read More →
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Joe Siclari

A fan since 1965, Joe Siclari started reading science fiction a decade earlier with Murray Leinster’s Forgotten Planet. Joe has been active in almost every aspect of fandom: he published over 100 fanzines, plus many convention publications, started several SF clubs and founded conventions... Read More →
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Michael J. Walsh

Michael J. Walsh once chaired a Worldcon. His first convention was Disclave 1969. His second was Philcon 1969. Too many since then ... For his publishing of Howard Waldrop he won a World Fantasy Award in 2009.
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Diane Weinstein

Diane Weinstein was assistant editor and art director for Weird Tales magazine for about 15 years. She's also worked for Wildside Press and is currently the art editor for SPACE AND TIME magazine. She is also a well-known party person, having thrown parties for Phrolicon, Magicon... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza II