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ConNotations

The most prominent Arizona newszine was ConNotations, the newszine of the Central Arizona Speculative Fiction Society (CASFS), which ran for over two decades.

It started in 1991 as a quarterly magazine, but changed to a tabloid newspaper format in 1996 and went bi-monthly in 2001.

Changes in Editor

Year First Issue Issues Editor
1991 Vol. 1 No. 1 1 Eric Hanson
1991 Vol. 1 No. 2 2 Matthew Frederick, Margaret Grady & Eric Hanson
1992 Vol. 2 No. 1 9 Matthew Frederick & Margaret Grady
1996 Vol. 6 No. 1 ? Margaret Grady
1998 Vol. 8 No. ? 71+ Stephanie L. Bannon
2011 Vol. 21 No. 5 2 Patti Hultstrand


Downloads

Click to open or right click to save issues of ConNotations in PDF form.

Year Vol. # #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
1991 1 3
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1992 2 3 n/a n/a n/a
1993 3 3 n/a n/a n/a
1994 4 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1995 5 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1996 6 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1997 7 4? n/a n/a
1998 8 4? n/a n/a
1999 9 4
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2000 10 4
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2001 11 6
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2002 12 6
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2003 13 6
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2004 14 6
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2005 15 6
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2006 16 6
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2007 17 6
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5 MB

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2008 18 6
3 MB

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5 MB

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2009 19 6
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2010 20 6
3 MB

5 MB

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13 MB

7 MB

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2011 21 6
4 MB

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6 MB

Thanks

Many thanks to Stephanie Bannon for providing the PDFs from 1999 onwards made available above. Many thanks to Margie Grady for providing physical copies of earlier editions that I could scan. Watch this space for more of those!

The WOD

Patti Hultstrand, the final editor of ConNotations, founded The WOD (which stood for Weavers Of Dreams) in 2013 with a tagline of 'The Voice of the Pop Culture Community'. It published inconsistently for two years.

Downloads

Click to open or right click to save copies of The WOD in PDF form.

Year Vol. # #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7
2013 1 7
3 MB

12 MB

4 MB

7 MB

2 MB

9 MB
2014 2 6
3 MB

10 MB

14 MB

16 MB

15 MB

15 MB
n/a

Thanks

Many thanks to Patti Hultstrand for providing the PDFs made available above.



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Last update: 5th December, 2017