Balticon 51 GoH Change

Balticon 51 has announced that Guest of Honor Eric Flint will need to miss the convention for medical reasons. Flint has been undergoing treatment for cancer and his doctor has determined that he can’t attend this year’s convention. Steven Brust and S.M. Stirling have agreed to attend the convention as Guest of Honor in Flint’s place.
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Obituary: Reen Brust

Reen Brust (b.1957) died on October 7 from congenital heart failure. Brust was the first ex-wife of author Steven Brust and the basis for his character Aliera. She also urged Brust to write the novel that became Jhereg and To Reign in Hell. Brust was active in Minneapolis fandom and read Tarot.