Saturday, August 04, 2012

My PulpFest / FarmerCon schedule

I'm heading for PulpFest 2012 / FarmerCon VII in Columbus, OH, next Wednesday.


Here's my schedule; my highlights are in bold/italics below:

Thursday, August 9

4:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Dealer Set-Up – the dealers’ room will be open only to dealers to assemble their displays.  


I'll be helping my friends at Meteor House sent up the table, and this is where you can find me when I'm not participating in or attending other scheduled programming


Friday, August 10

9:00 AM – 5 PM – Wheeling and Dealing – the dealers’ room will be open to all.


11:00 AM – Exiles of Kho Book Launch – author Christopher Paul Carey will be signing the limited edition release of his book.


1:00 PM – The New Fictioneers – Christopher Paul Carey will read from his novel co-authored with Philip José Farmer, The Song of Kwasin, part of the Gods of Opar: Tales of Lost Khokarsa omnibus from Subterranean Press.


Evening Programming

6:55 PM – Welcome to PulpFest – Jack Cullers offers an official welcome.


7:00 PM – Lord Tyger, Time’s Last Gift, and the Gods of Opar – our FarmerCon VII panelists discuss a sampling of the Burroughs and Verne-inspired works of Philip José Farmer. Moderated by Paul Spiteri, editor of Pearls from Peoria and featuring authors Win Scott Eckert and Christopher Paul Carey.


11:00 PM – Tarzan on Mars – film program includes Bob Clampett’s 1936 animated footage from Warlord of Mars and the United States premier of Last Flight, a short film made in New Zealand that is set on Mars.  I, Tarzan features George McWhorter, editor emeritus of The Burroughs Bulletin, Philip José Farmer, Grand Master of Science Fiction, and popular culture expert Francis Lacassin in a discussion about Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most famous creation, Tarzan.


Saturday, August 11

9:00 AM – 5 PM – Wheeling and Dealing – the dealers’ room will be open to all.


2:30 PM - The New Fictioneers - one of the founders of the New Pulp movement, Win Scott Eckert, will read from works written for The Green Hornet: Still at Large, The Avenger: Tales from the Roaring Crucible, and The Worlds of Philip José Farmer 3.


3:30 PM – A Tribute to Howard Hopkins and David Burton – author and editor Win Scott Eckert and Wild Cat Books publisher Ron Hanna will lead a celebration of the lives and works of these two creative pulp fans, recently departed.



I'm looking forward to seeing many old friends and colleagues. Hope to see you there!
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