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Swancon – John Birmingham

Thursday 28th March / presented by Peter Barr

Australia's longest-running science fiction convention is back – and it’s ours.

It’s Swancon; founded in 1975 by Grant Stone, and has been run annually since.

Sci-Fi enthusiasts will gather this weekend to wonder about worlds beyond the stars, analyse intriguing episodes of favourite shows, and express concern over what’s ‘canon’ and what’s not.

A guest of honour this year is acclaimed Author John Birmingham – famous for being frogmarched into the back of a police van many years ago - and for writing a number of novels.

From dying with a felafel in his hand to spinning on the axis of time, John Birmingham was on Breakfast…

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