Readercon 2009 - July 9-12, 2009
Review by Gayle Surrette
Date: 09 July 2009
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Thursday 7/9/09 The ArrivalWe pulled in late Thursday after a marathon drive up from the DC area and met other folks drifting in.
Gayle's Blog: Readercon 20: Thursday, July 9th
Up at 6 this morning to finish packing the car. Unfortunately, we didnít get underway until a bit after 8 so the schedule was trashed from the beginning. Itís an 11 hour drive from our house to the Marriott Hotel in Burlington, MA. Of course that includes a few stops along the way. So, it had already been a long day when we got here and checked in. Then we searched out food and tried to get to the evening panels. More...Photo Set:
Friday 7/10/09 PanelsGayle and Ern both had panels on Friday, but we got around to a few others as well.
This is the first full day of the convention. Registration opened at 10 in the morning so, we went off in search of caffeine and our registration packets. Caffeine was fairly easy to find as during the morning hours the hotel has a Starbucks coffee bar n the lobby with some breakfast type baked goods.
I picked up my tags and the program materials. My panel isnít until Saturday at 10 and the dealers couldnít move into their space until about 3 PM. This left time to go to some panels and stretch our imaginations and our intellect...more...
Friday 7/10/09 Meet The Pros10:45pm in the main ballroom. Most everybody was there.
Saturday 7/11/09 Rhysling Poetry Award / SlanPhoto Set:
Saturday 7/11/09 Catherine Asaro Rock ConcertPhoto Set:
Saturday 7/11/09 Random Dealer's Room PeoplePhoto Set: