SFWA New Yorker Reception 
11/20/2000
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Every year, like swans...or lemmings...members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America return to Manhattan to perform strange rites and rituals. Mostly around the open bar.

Our pan-galactic reporter returned from this year's bash with photos of these weird life forms and something of a hangover.  To put it mildly.

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In Author Steve Sawicki's defense, he didn't show up looking like this, but a bit of computer photo analysis revealed the alien within. Steve's Damnaliens saga is soon to be published by Absolute Magnitude in December.
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SF perennial "Scraps" (R) and the intriguing Velma Bowen.
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Cory Doctorow, Campbell winner, Wired reviewer, and e-entrepreneur shows off his latest gadget.
DSCN1551.JPGF. Gwynplaine MacIntyre is not a number. Watch out for the Bubbles, mate.
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Warren "The Assimilator" Lapine (R), "Even if I can't complain about being an outsider, at least I still dress like one." How very 20th cent of you.
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SFWA Prez Paul Levinson (R) and SFWA VP Terry "NFW I'm running for his office" McGarry.
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Jim "Hour of the Wolf" Freund and S.O. Barbara Krasnoff. He is looking a bit lupine these days...
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Esther Friesner and David Hartwell discuss what to do with one's life with a newly graduated BFA. One assumes they did not whisper..."plastics".
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SFWA ladies; Natlia Lincoln and Nancy Allison.
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Michael Swanwick, Gardner Dozois, and The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit.
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Keith DeCandido Writer and Don't Quit Your Day Job Player and Greg Cox, Star Trek and Fantasy
writer.
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Editor John Ordover of Pocket books. More Trek novels than your can shake a shtick at.
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Teresa Nielsen-Hayden plays with Cory's toy. Glenn Hauman loses his head.
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View from a spy satellite. Where's Warren?
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Tor - Past and Present
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John "Gigan-Tor" Klima
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Gardner Dozois in his natural element. 
(SFWA Sex Kittens: Christine Cohen, Nanci McClosky)
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Ellen Datlow and Jenna Felice
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Craig Engler...another tragic victim of the SFWA Sex Kittens.
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Ron Goulart, etc.
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Klima and company. 
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Rodger MacBride Allen.
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Ian "Ion Drive" Randall Strock, Verner Vinge, and Shane Tourtellotte
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Leigh Grossman, John Douglas,  and Ginger Buchanan.
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Jean Elizabeth Krevor breaking more hearts of SFWA.
(today's victim...David Honigsberg)
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If I'd known this was going to happen, I'd have never blown off piano lessons. 
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Glam Gal Carole Buggé dukes it out with...
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...Terry McGarry, in the SFWA Chanteuse competition.