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Octocon in Dublin (Ireland): 6th to 8th of October 2017


Octocon, the National Irish Science Fiction Convention, is into books, comics, TV, films and games; attracting artists, writers, film-makers and fans from across the human sphere of influence. Running since 1990, where the first Guest of Honour was Terry Pratchett, some of their guests have included Anne McCaffrey, JG Jones, Tanith Lee, Mike Carey, George R.R. Martin and Gail Simone.

The event this year will set place from the 6th to the 8th of October 2017 in the Camden Court Hotel (Camden Street Dublin 2, Ireland).

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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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