1981

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February 20-22 First Capricon held
Easter Yorcon 2
April 10-24 Stu Shiffman TAFF trip
early Friends in Space formed
May 16 Lou Tabakow dies
July 3-5 First InConJunction held
September 3-7 (Labor Day) Denvention Two (Worldcon)
late Friends in Space schisms
November 14-15 First Cymrucon held
November 19-21 First Contradiction held
CUFF: Michael Hall
DUFF: Joyce Scrivner (South)
GUFF: Joseph Nicholas (South)



Publications started or ended:

A Cool HeadA Very Short OSFiC NewsletterAikakoneAmazing AdventuresBeyond BreeBlatantBrassorCHATChatsfic NewsChocolates of LustClass ActCollingwood CapersConspiracy NewsletterCosmosCrazy EddieCrypt of CthulhuCullowhee CommentsCurrently RecommendedDestiniesDragonburstDrifting SoulDriftwoodEmpireEyeballs in the SkyFalling Whale DummiesFan Exiled From Tyne ZineFanzine IndexFlash PointGrowing Old DisgracefullyHard KnoxHarmonic DissonanceIgnatz!Jackie!Just SFKenningKratophanyLost PalantirMegavoreMoss on the North SideNapalm in the MorningNeldorethNeoNew Canadian FandomNews From the SunOld Scrodd's AlmanacOmega Science DigestOrcish BugleOvermatterPatchin ReviewProcrastinationQuartzRaaRequiemReturn from Caer RigorRichard E. Geis -- A Personal JournalRod Serling's The Twilight Zone MagazineScience Fiction DigestScottisheShadow of a FanSmackSome Highlights from the SFPA History of Stven CarlbergSouthpaw AwardsStaggerleeStart Breaking UpStill It MovesStop Breaking DownStrange PunchSwillTappenTasarionThe Bimonthly MonthlyThe Eagle of the NorthThe History of Science Fiction Fandom in ... New Zealand ....The LeafThe Once and Future WormThe Piper at the Gates of DawnThe Ravin'The Space Corps ScandalsThymeTigreTime LoopTime to Pick Up a GerbilTirith AearTrinaryTrumpetVerbal VolleyballWeberWoman's WrevengeWing WindowZapZed

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7th World Fantasy ConventionA Mid-Winter ConventionAPA-55APA-69APA-DUDAPA-IAPANAGEAPATHYASFiCon 2Ada PalmerAggieCon XIIAmazing AdventuresAmbercon 3Apa FilkAppleApricon 4AquaconAquacon IArchon 5ArmadilloCon 3AugaconAutoClaveAutoClave VBackground NoiseBalticon 15Beyond BreeBlatantBooks of WonderBoskone 18Bozo Bus BuildingBrassorBubonicon 13CHATCapraCapricon 1Carolina Fan FederationChambanaCon 11Chatsfic NewsChattacon VIClass ActCoastcon '81Codclave VIICompton N. CrookCon*StellationConClave VIConNiptionConQuesT 2Concave 2Concave 2.5Conspiracy NewsletterContradictionContradiction 1CopperConCopperCon 1Cosmocon IICrypt of CthulhuCullowhee CommentsCurrently RecommendedDangerous VisionsDarkover Grand Council IVDatcloneDeepSouthCon 19Denvention TwoLloyd Arthur Eshbach's Denvention Two ReminiscenceDenver in '81DestiniesDisclave 22Disclave 25EarthconEarthcon IEd CagleElectraconElectracon IEmpireEmpiricon 3Expo '81Falling Whale DummiesFanconFanzine IndexFilkCon IIIFlash PointFool-Con IVFuture PartyFuture Party '81Gandalf AwardGeorge O. SmithGrowing Old DisgracefullyHalfaconHard KnoxHarmonic DissonanceHarry BatesHawaii in 1981Hexacon 3High Plains IIHonolulu Science Fiction SocietyICFA 2ICON 6Ignatz!Imagicon '81ImagiconInConJunctionInConJunction IInterventionIntervention GammaJames H. SchmitzJanie LambJust SFKendell Foster CrossenKenningKratophanyKubla's Ninth KhanphonyLA in '81LASTConLASTCon ILee Brown CoyeLepreCon 7Leslyn HeinleinLoscon 8Lost PalantirLou TabakowLunacon 24Marcon XVIMarjorie Hope NicolsonMark ReinsbergMark of ParaconMegavoreMentatMidwestcon 32MileHiCon 13Minicon 17Mixed CompanyMosCon IIIMoss on the North SideMunchconMunchcon IMysteryKon 6MystiCon 1.5Mythcon XIINecon 2NeoNine Billion Names of ConFusionNorwescon IVNot-Anokon 2OMPAOmaconOmacon 1OryCon '81Othercon VPHAPAPanopticon WestPatchin ReviewPhilcon 1981Philip LathamProcrastinationPulpcon 10QuestconQuesticonREHUPARequiemReturn from Caer RigorRichard E. Geis -- A Personal JournalRise and Fall of the Giant BoskonesRivercon VIRoc*Kon 6Rochester Fantasy Fair 2Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone MagazineRudolpha Catherine Rigelsen PaulSatyriconSatyricon IScapa FlowScience Fiction DigestScottisheShadow of a FanSkyconSome Highlights from the SFPA History of Stven CarlbergSouthpaw AwardsSpacecon 3SpinoffSpiritual FrontiersStellarCon VIStrange PunchStucon 1Swampcon IIThe Complete Index to AstoundingThe ConnectionThe Piper at the Gates of DawnThe Science Fiction Reference BookThe ScribbliesThe Space Corps ScandalsTigreTillamook in 1981Triciticon '81TrinaryTrumpetTusCon 8URCON IIIUpperSouthClave 11Valleycon 6Verbal VolleyballVikingcon 2Wally WoodWestercon 34WichaconWichacon IWindycon VIIIWing WindowWisCon 5X-Con 5ZapZed

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