A reproduction of the cover of the original paper fanzine.
The editors explain why this isn't a programme book, we feature another of our Leather Goddesses of Academia, and the chairman speaks.
You can have a laugh seeing all the things that change between this version of the programme and the one that actually happens at the convention.
Ken MacLeod: An
Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Patrick attempts to sum up just what it is that is so appealing about Ken's writing.
Up the Walls of the
Demonstrating how suitable he is to be the <plokta.con> Guest of Honour, Ken contemplates the delights of constructing flat-pack furniture.
Our correspondents ruminate on every conceivable subject except for house-moving. Trust us, you'll be grateful for this omission.
Photos from the
Photos that the cabal and friends took at Potlatch, Corflu, 2Kon, and the odd wedding. And boy, was it an odd wedding.
This is issue 19 of Plokta, edited by Steve Davies and Alison Scott (paper version) and Mike Scott (web version and CD-ROM). It is available for letter of comment (one copy is fine, we pass them over to each other), trade (3 copies if possible, please), contribution, to con members, by editorial whim, or to more credible Worldcon bids.
The cabal also includes Giulia De Cesare, Sue Mason, George the cat, Marianne Cain and Steven Cain.
Photos by Alison Scott (Chest Expanders, Gynaecologist, Potlatch, 2Kon & wedding photos), Steven Cain (Potlatch, 2Kon & wedding photos), Giulia de Cesare (George), Phil Bradley (Jill Bradley) Alison Freebairn (Tami Vining), Ian Sorensen (Andy Hooper), unknown (anything else)
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