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Elstercon in Leipzig (Germany), 21st – 23rd of September 2018


The Elstercon is a biannual meeting for fans of fantasy and science-fiction – and has been since 1992! It is going to set place from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2018 in the Haus des Buches (Gerichtsweg 28, 04103 Leipzig, Germany).

This year´s main topic is “Ferne Welten” (“Distant Worlds”).

This years guests of honour and other favourite attending authors are:
Alastair Reynolds (GB)
Aliette de Bodard (USA/France)
Nicholas Sansbury Smith (USA)

From Germany:
Jana Heidersdorf
Kai Meyer
Prof. Manfred Nagl
Niklas Peinecke
Arnulf Meifert
Boris Koch
Dr. Karlheinz Steinmüller
Christian von Aster
Bernhard Hennen
Robert Corvus

It is also going to be this year´s SFCD-Con. The SFCD is Germany´s largest club on science-fiction.

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Nina Horvath has studied at the University of Vienna. Her mother tongue is German. She is a keen author of short stories and published over two dozens in zines and anthologies. Her favourite genre is science-fiction. She had also been editor of the short story collections "Die Schattenuhr", "Metamorphosen - Auf den Spuren H.P. Lovecrafts" and "Darwins Schildkröte". In 2012 she won the awards "Vincent Preis" for the best horror anthology and the "Deutscher Phantastik Preis" for the best fantastic short story. (This one was also 3rd at the "DSFP" for the best science-fiction story.)


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