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Timelines and autonomy

Part of what I’m thinking about this morning is why it was relatively easy to set up volunteers that put in a lot of consistent

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Locus Award to SLF Director

Here is my attempt to recreate my speech, on receiving the Locus Special Award for Community Outreach & Development. I was tremendously moved when I

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New graphic for 2019!

We’re delighted to unveil our new graphic for 2019, “Pre-Flight Check-In,” by Margaret Treanor Frey.  Donors to the SLF will receive a copy of the

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Mary Anne Mohanraj

Deep Dish October 2018

Chicago Deep Dish October 2018 Photos and videos of the Deep Dish Chicago reading from October 2018! The show featured Alec Nevala-Lee and Cory Doctorow

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Deep Dish September 2018

Deep Dish September 2018 We finally have our photos and videos from the Deep Dish Chicago reading from September 2018! Radio personality Niala Boodhoo joined as host

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Next Deep Dish — 10/11

Chicagoland SF/F lovers:   a) We’re moving the next Deep Dish reading to 10/11, 7 p.m., so that we can feature Cory Doctorow, who’s visiting

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