Mind Melds

Australians are regularly asked to contribute to SF Signal's Mind Meld feature. So far this year:

Sean Williams answers the question "Who are Your Literary Influences in the Ongoing Conversation of Science Fiction?".

Glenda Larke, Margo Lanagan and Anna Tambour give their opinions on "Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature".

Simon Haynes shares who he thinks are "the funniest writers in the history of sf/f?" and gets some props himself from Dave Freer.

Jonathan Strahan gives his answer to the question "Does The Used Book Market Help or Hurt the Publishing Industry?".

Karen Miller shares her "Most Difficult Part of Being a Writer".

Sylvia Kelso reveals her "favorite book".

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Twilight-inspired free Concert

ABC Classic FM program Sunday Live presents a free concert in Penrith by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus called Love, Lust and Longing — Songs for Edward and Bella. An all-Australian program, it includes: Sally Whitwell, She Walks in Beauty; The Song of the Wandering Aengus; Dan Walker, Excerpts from Seven Deadly Sins; Marco Creazzo, Ave Maria; and Elena Kats-Chernin Longing.

The program will be broadcast live on Classic FM from 3pm on Sunday 22nd of March. Streaming audio is available.

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