I’m late posting this; the contest opened Sept 18, 2015 and will run until Dec. 20, 2015 and will be awarded in 2016. The contest is open to international entrants, not just Canadian or Torontonian.
Any Toronto O-Deckers might be interested in these; a horror event, and a diversity in sf/fantasy event.
I mean it’s not like I spend ALL my time on Kinja....just more of it than is probably healthy.
The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy will be hosting the 2015 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy. This event is co-sponsored by the English Department of York University and the Friends of the Merril Collection.
Suicide Squad is filming in Toronto, and blogto has been covering some of the shoots, so here are a couple of links which include pics;
The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy hosts a yearly show and sale of vintage pulp magazines and other out of print material. Vendors come from Canada and US for this event. A goldmine for collectors of pulp magazines and vintage paperbacks, like Ace Doubles. Pass the word if you know of a…
As part of Toronto Public Library's "Eh List" series; Authors Andrew Pyper (Damned) and Craig Davidson AKA Nick Cutter (The Deep) in conversation with The Toronto Star critic Deb Dundas. They'll be discussing the new anthology "The Dark Side II: Highway of Horror", which they contributed to.
The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, Toronto Public Library will be hosting some events in March.
A local photographer has been adding a touch of space opera glory to my fair city. Did you know Darth Vader takes the streetcar?
Bill Nye the eponymous Science Guy was in Toronto "Canadia" today as part of Planetary Radio's We See Thee Rise: The Canadian Space Program, and appeared on Global's The Morning Show to talk space and Europa and evolution (and make weird noises!). His debate with Ken Ham, and the topic of creationism vs evolution…
In before 99 gets here!
...that happened 1100 feet in the air. And then one that happened 8 feet in the air.
Behold, Toronto's new streetcars:
How hot was it?
So, Annalee correctly pointed out that while there may be an io9 meetup in SF this weekend there is nothing technically stopping us Toronto folk from having our own meetup. Even though Annalee still refuses to bring her Mighty Morphin' Power Book Tour across the border (I'M NOT BITTER).