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Author Robert J. Sawyer reads two short stories: "Relativity," from Men Writing Science Fiction as Women, ed. by Mike Resnick (New York: DAW, 2003); and "The Eagle Has Landed," from I, Alien, ed. by Mike Resnick (New York: DAW, forthcoming).
Illustrator Martin Springett, whose work includes book covers for Guy Gavriel Kay and Caitlin Sweet, gives a talk and slide show.
Concert by Heather Dale, a Modern Celtic singer-songwriter.
The Ad Astra 23 convention takes place at the Crowne Plaza Don Valley Hotel, Toronto, with Guests of Honour C.J. Cherryh, Robert Charles Wilson, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Mark Askwith, Don Bassingthwaite and Gord Rose. The 2005 convention date is TBA; Guests of Honour will include Nalo Hopkinson and Michael Rowe.
The EerieCon VI convention (a.k.a. "the Stairs 'R Us Con") takes place in Niagara Falls, NY, with Guests of Honour Larry Niven, Anne Bishop and Brian Lumley. EerieCon VII is scheduled for April 22–24, 2005, with Guests of Honour Julie Czerneda and Allen Steele.
At the Hudson Bay meeting is an "Anime 101" panel, moderated by David Simmons, one of the organizers of the annual Anime North convention.
Douglas Smith reads his short story "Scream Angel."
Amateur eclipse-chaser Ray Badgerow talks about his trip to Iceland in 2003.
Canadian author and producer Dr. Isaac Szpindel shows two programs, "Bat's Life" and "Beam Me Up, Bob," and reads his SF short story "Porter's Progress" from the anthology Space Inc.
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