You are invited to submit questions beforehand to the box held at the Kaffeeklatsch sign up table.
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMP-511D
The Life and Work of John M Ford
John M Ford, who died in 2006, is acknowledged as one of the semi-secret masters of the field, an incredibly versatile novelist, story writer and poet whose work has influenced Neil Gaiman among others. Here, some of those who knew him and his work gather to celebrate his achievements.
Neil Gaiman, David Hartwell, Jo Walton, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Patrick Nielsen Hayden
8:00 PM – 9:00 PMP-517ABC
Welcome to Anticipation; brief introduction to the convention and presentation of the guests.
Friday, August 7
12:30 PM – 2:00 PMP-511BE
The New Media
How has turn of the millennium technology affected the arts? Books, Music, Film,
Comics and the Web – are they all in the process of merging into one mixed media?
What media will the artist of the future work in?
Melissa Auf der Maur, Tobias Buckell, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Ellen Kushner
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Neil Gaiman Signing
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Neil will appear at the Angry Robot imprint launch party at the Delta Hotel to speak briefly sometime between 7 and 8 pm
9:00 PM – 11:30 PMP-517ABC
Introduced by Neil Gaiman.
Saturday, August 8
2:00 PM – 3:00 PMP-511BE
Reading: Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman reads from his recent work.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PMP-510B - Kids Programming
How About Crazy Hair
We’ll listen to Neil Gaiman’s poem Crazy Hair, then illustrate, glue, collage, paint, and otherwise decorate a (very large) head of hair.
Neil Gaiman, Ana Oancea, Leigh Adams, Sabrina Vocaturo
5:00 PM – 7:30 PMP-511BE
Neil Gaiman: Finding Fandom
Anticipation’s Guest of Honour is a fan, like you? Bien sur! Born and raised in England: what happened next? In this interview Neil will describe how he found fandom and what, after his remarkable success as a writer, keeps him a fan.
Neil Gaiman, Tom Galloway
9:00 PM – 10:00 PMP-511BE
Gaiman reads Doctorow
Neil Gaiman reads a Cory Doctorow short story as part of a forthcoming Doctorow audio collection. There will also be a Q&A for both Gaiman and Doctorow.
Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow
Sunday, August 9
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMP-511BE
Neil Gaiman and Gary K. Wolfe, In Conversation
Gary K. Wolfe talks to Neil Gaiman about his life, his writing, and his involvement in comics and movies.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PMP-511BE
Private Passions: The Many Interests of Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman talks about the many things that interest him.
Neil Gaiman, Cheryl Morgan
8:00 PM – 10:00 PMP-517ABC
Hugo Awards Ceremony
Monday, August 10
11:00 AM – 12 PMP-521C
Kaffeeklatsch – Neil Gaiman
Check at the Kaffeeklatsch sign up table for details.
Also of interest: Photographer Kyle Cassidy will be presenting Saturday at 7 pm in P-524C:
Behind the Scenes of the Killing of Amanda Palmer
“An informal romp through behind-the-scenes images from Kyle’s collaboration with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer for their new book “Who Killed Amanda Palmer” which includes photos of nearly all of Neil’s pets and at least one shot of Amanda in her knickers.”
Kyle will also be set up near the main escalators coming onto the 5th floor of the Palais from 10 am -2 pm on Saturday photographing science fiction fans for a gallery show. So stop by and tell Kyle about your buttons or what fantasy and SF means to you.