July 15, 2019

Episode 7: All this I speak in print, for in print I found it

David and Perry discuss:

  • What are fanzines?
  • Amateur Press Associations
  • John Bangsund and ANZAPA
  • They also interview Bruce Gillespie, who talks about:

    • Melton
    • Bacchus Marsh
    • Hears about fandom
    • ASFR
    • Invited to stay with Bangsund
    • Meeting Harding, Turner, et al
    • First convention, MSFC
    • First 'fanzine' produced as schoolboy
    • Duplicators
    • Starting to produce fanzines
    • ANZAPA
    • Sent to Ararat
    • First two issues of SFC
    • Response from o/seas
    • Critical reviews of SF outside academia
    • John Foyster
    • Resigning from teaching in Ararat
    • Meets Gerald Murnane
    • Acquires own duplicator
    • Aussiecon
    • 1977 extraordinary year
    • How have things changed?
    • Nostrilia Press
    • IBM Composer
    • Typesetting for Highland House & others
    • Desktop publishing comes in
    • Applying this to fanzines
    • Modern challenges
    • Bill Burns' Efanzine site
    • Comeback of fanzines
    • Will you continue?
    • Awards
  • Windup

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