[DWJ] DWJ Conference 2014 (was Re: Hexwood)

Lucy Pearson lucy.r.pearson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 08:29:44 EDT 2012


A good /time/, obviously. It's been a long week!

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:24 PM, Lucy Pearson <lucy.r.pearson at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm based in Newcastle, and this seems like a good idea to mention that we
> are currently planning an DWJ conference to take place shortly after
> WorldCon 2014. The conference will be in collaboration with Seven Stories,
> the Centre for Children's Books, which holds Diana's archives, and will
> include some opportunities to access the archive.
>
> I've been holding off talking about it on this list till I made some final
> arrangements, but I think I'm now reasonably confident it will go ahead.
> We'd been thinking about it mainly as an opportunity for people to present
> papers, but in the light of this conversation I think we'll also do a call
> for seminars / workshops. The lovely Cathy Butler of this list has
> provisionally agreed to speak.
>
> The conference is scheduled for 5/6 September 2014 - hopefully this is
> close enough to WorldCon that those of you who have travelled from overseas
> for that might be able to extend your trips. The CFP hasn't gone out yet,
> but will be circulated to this list when we're at that stage. In the
> meantime, do start thinking about possible papers and workshops!
>
> All best,
>
> Lucy
>
> PS Farah, I'm /that/ Lucy - and thank you for your help and advice in the
> early stages of planning this thing!
>
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Deborah Meghnagi Bailey <
> deborah at brightweavings.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm thinking of being in England for Worldcon 2014. I'd LOVE to attend a
> > seminar on DWJ around that time, although I could only do Sunday, not
> > Saturday...
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dwj-bounces at suberic.net [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf
> > Of
> > Farah Mendlesohn
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:53 PM
> > To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> > Subject: Re: [DWJ] Hexwood
> >
> > Yes!
> >
> > And near World Fantasy 2013 is ideal.
> >
> > Lucy, where are you based?
> >
> > On 17 October 2012 12:41, Kathleen <kathleen.jennings at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Oh, yes! And if it were anywhere near World Fantasy 2013, I might even
> > > be able to come.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 17/10/2012, at 9:34 PM, Lucy Pearson <lucy.r.pearson at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Would people genuinely be interested in attending / offering such a
> > > thing?
> > > > Because if so I might be in a position to facilitate it...
> > > >
> > >
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