The Organization for Transformative Works has announced a partnership with the University of Iowa to create the Fan Culture Preservation Project. The project hopes to artifacts of fannish culture and make them accessible to wider popular and research audiences. Items in the collection include fanzines, convention program books, and other materials. The first donation is a collection of 3,000 fanzines previously housed in Santa Barbara, California.
The Falmouth Public Library will be hosting a panel of science fiction authors on June 17 from 7:00-9:00pm. The panel discussion will include Michael A. Burstein, Jeffrey A. Carver, Jennifer Pelland, and Walter Hunt. This program is supported by the Falmouth Public Library Trustees and is free. For reservations, call 508-457-2555, ext. 6 or email: email@example.com