J. K. Klein online photography project from UC Riverside

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J. K. Klein was a fixture around science fiction conventions for decades, taking thousands of photos of people and events. The University of California, Riverside is now the home of the Klein photo collection.

Here is link to information about the Klein collection and its addition to the University’s Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

As part of a pilot project, the curators have digitized approximately 6000 of Klein’s photos taken at Worldcons of the 1960s and 1970s and ...

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Fast Forward #283 – Interview with Bill Lawhorn

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Episode #283 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available. The episode features an interview with long time science fiction fan, reviewer and convention organizer Bill Lawhorn. Mr. Lawhorn talks about the large number and variety of SF & F related conventions that exist. He also describes the types of activities you might find at various conventions, and encourages fans to get involved with local clubs and conventions.

You can find and watch the complete interview on the Fast ...

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Happy Birthday, Dave Kyle!

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The team at Fast Forward wishes a very happy 97th birthday to First Fandom’s David A. Kyle! Several science fiction fans gathered over the weekend for a party to DaveKyle_FannishRememberingcelebrate Dave’s birthday, and to share his stories of fandom from the past 80 years. To find out a bit about Dave Kyle’s decades of involvement and many contributions to science ...

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