Kowal’s Disappearing Candidacy

In December, Mary Robinette Kowal announced her candidacy for the Presidency of SFWA, noting that she has previously served as the organization’s Secretary and Vice-President. She has now announced that she will not be running for the position in 2017, explaining that when she made her announcement, she did not think current President Cat Rambo would be running for re-election.
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Kowal Adapts Reynolds

Puppeteer and author Mary Robinette Kowal has adapted Alastair Reynolds’ story “Diamond Dogs,” to be performed from January 13 – March 5 at the Chopin Upstairs Theatre in Chicago. The show is also an entry in the 2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, which runs from January 19 – 29.

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Westercon 67 Site Selected

The Utah in 2014 bid won the right to host Westercon 67 in an unopposed election. The event will take place at the Marriott Downtown at City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah from July 3-6, 2014. Guests of honor include Cory Doctorow and the team behind the Writing Excuses podcast (Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells). The chair will be Dave Doering.

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