Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Allan Weiss: story sale and more news

Allan Weiss reports that the spring issue of On Spec, which will be out soon, contains "Making Light," his second story featuring Jewish wizard Eliezer ben-Avraham.

Allan also notes that over the past few years he's created three undergraduate courses on SF at York University, and he is in the early stages of proposing to teach his first graduate course in the field--on utopian/dystopian literature--in 2008-09. "Next year will be my third in a row of teaching nothing but SF," Allan says. During 2005-2006, while on sabbatical, he gave six conference papers, including four on Canadian SF, in such diverse places as India, Scotland, and Finland.