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Gay Haldeman

Gay Haldeman  (Mary Gay Potter Haldeman) has two Masters degrees.  She taught in the Writing Center at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for thirty years, specializing in English as a second language.  Now she resides in Gainesville, Florida, where she manages science fiction Grand Master Joe Haldeman's career, dealing with editors, answering correspondence (in Spanish and French as well as English), serving as travel agent, answering the phone, typing and filing, arranging publicity, selling Joe's out-of-print books, etc.  She was active in SF fandom in Washington, DC, in the sixties and seventies and helped to found the Science Fiction League at the U. of Iowa in 1975, where she has been club and con Mommy and Mommy Emeritus ever since. For more than thirty years, at conventions across the US and in several other countries, she did a panel with old time fan Rusty Hevelin called “How to Enjoy Your First Convention.” In 2011 she was given the Big Heart Award at the World SF Convention in Reno, NV. She's been going to SF conventions since 1963 (so has Joe) and loves to meet new people. After 50 years of marriage, she still thinks Joe's the best thing that ever happened to her.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 2
 

1:00pm

Writer's Workshop (Closed Session) Gilbert

5:00pm

7:00pm

 
Saturday, October 3
 

10:00am

12:00pm

2:00pm

5:00pm

 
Sunday, October 4
 

2:00pm

5:00pm