Midwest BSFA Co-Founder to Participate in Miami University’s “Nerd Lit” Conference on March 3


Midwest BSFA co-founder Aiesha Little will participate in a panel called “The Importance of Nerd Lit,” which will explore the craft and cultural reach of these fantastic genres, during Miami University’s second Marianne D. McComb Biennial Conference on Creative Writing on March 3! She will share the stage with Ben Percy (author of the novels The Dark Net and Red Moon, and writer of DC Comics’ Teen Titans and Green Arrow), Tiffany Knoell (Department of Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University) and Geoffrey Girard (author of the speculative dark fiction novels Mary Rose and Truthers). Visit http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/english/academics/majors/creative-writing/mccomb-conference/ for more information.


Midwest BSFA Fundraiser: Hogwarts House Scarves!

26907693_2034540296788723_1102303564032902465_nCALLING ALL MEMBERS OF HOUSE HUFFLEPUFF: The second set of scarves Hogwarts house colors made by Midwest BSFA member Alexandra (in black and gold) are now available for purchase! We’re raising money for our Cowboy Bebop concert in September so get your scarf at the special fundraiser rate of $30 each! Donations from the concert will go to Melodic Connections, a local nonprofit that offer music therapy lessons to individuals with special needs. Email midwestbsfa@gmail.com if you’d like to buy one!