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January 2007

ARISIA '07 (Jan 12-14 '07) Boston MA. GoH: Esther Friesner. Other guests TBA. Info: Arisia, Bldg. 600, PMB 322, 1 Kendall Sq., Cambridge MA 02139; email: website:

RUSTYCON 24 (Jan 12-14 '07) Seattle WA. Memb: $25. Info: website:

CONFUSION (Jan 19-21 '07) Detroit MI. TM: Howard Waldrop. GoH: Elizabeth Moon. Scientist GoH: Paul Myers. FGoH: Bill Higgins. AGoH: Steve MacDonald. Memb: $30 prereg., $45 at door (checks to AASFA). Info: ConFusion, Box 8284, Ann Arbor MI 48107; website:

COSine 2007 (Jan 19-21 '07) Colorado Springs CO. GoH: Connie Willis. Memb: $30 to 12/10/06, $35 thereafter. Website:

MARSCON (Jan 19-21 '07) The Holiday Inn Patriot, Williamsburg VA. Info: Marscon, 4618 Olde Stone Way, Chesapeake VA 23321; email:; website:

VERICON VII (Jan 26-28 '07) Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. GoH: Guy Gavriel Kay. Guests: Jeffrey Carver, Jeffrey Rowland, PJ Haarsma. Memb: $15 student, $25 nonstudent; $25/$35 at the door. Email:; website:

February 2007

CAPRICON XXVII: A CELEBRATION OF HIGH FANTASY (Feb 8-11 '07) Sheraton Chicago Northwest, Arlington Heights IL. GoH: Lois McMaster Bujold. AGoH: Erin McKee. FGoH: Cat Faber. Memb: $40 to 12/31/06, $70 at door. Info: email:; website:

NULLUS ANXIETAS – THE AUSTRALIAN DISCWORLD CONVENTION (Feb 9-11 '07) Carlton Crest Hotel & Conference Center, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. GoH: Terry Pratchett. Memb: A$160. Info: email: or; website:

Life, the Universe & Everything (Feb 15-17 '07) BYU Campus, Provo, UT. The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy. Details: see website

BOSKONE 44 (Feb 16-18 '07) Westin Waterfront, Boston MA. Special Guest: Guy J. Consolmagno SJ. GoH: David Gerrold. Official Artist: Gary A. Lippincott. Featured Filker: Lee and Barry Gold. Memb: $43 to 7/31/06, more later. Info: Boskone 44, Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; fax: (617) 776-3243; email:; website:

Radcon (Feb 16-18 '07) Red Lion Inn, Pasco WA. Guests: Larry Niven, Claire Eddy, Jay Lake, Deborah Layne, John Dalmas. Details: see website

REDEMPTION '07 - The Multimedia SF Con (Feb 23-25 '07). Hinckley, Leicestershire, UK. Memb: GBP 55.00, GBP 60.00 at door. Info: 26 Kings Meadow View, Wetherby, LS22 7FX; email:; website:

SheVaCon 15 2007 (Feb 23-25 '07) Holiday Inn, Roanoke Tanglewood, Roanoke VA. Artist GoH: Gary Lippincott; Writer GoH: Allen Wold; special GoH: R.H. Stavis. Details: see website

March 2007

CONDOR XIV (Mar 2-4 '07) Handlery Hotel, San Diego CA GoH: Eric Flint. AGoH: Tim Kirk. Memb: $40 to 2/24/07, At the door: TBA. Theme: Realms of Magic. Info: ConDor, P.O. Box 15771, San Diego CA 92175-5771; (858) 278-2228; website:

MARSCON 2007 (Mar 2-4 '07) Holiday Inn Select, Bloomington MN. GoH: Eleanor Arnason. Actor GoHs: Don S. Davis, Gary Jones. AGoH: Todd Lockwood. Media Fan GoH: Eric Larson. Memb: $35 to 10/31/06, $45 to 1/31/07, $55 at door. Info: MarsCon, Box 21213, Eagan MN 55121; email:; website:

POTLATCH 16 (Mar 9-11 '07) Red Lion Hotel Portland – Convention Center, Portland OR. Memb: $50 to 2/15/07, $60 at the door. Info: Potlatch 16 c/o OSFCI, Box 5703, Portland OR 97228-5703; (503) 283-0802; email:; website:

Stellarcon 31 (Mar 9-11 '07) Radisson, High Point NC. Writer GoH: Jim Butcher; Artist GoH: Monte M. Moore. Details: see website

P-Con IV (Mar 10-11 '07) Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. Memb: EUR 25 (supporting EUR 10) to 12/31/06. GoH Kim Newman. Info: Frank Darcy at; website:

International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (Mar 14-18 '07) Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Guests: Geoff Ryman, Jane Donawerth, Melissa Scott, Brian Aldiss. Website:

CoastCon 30 - Celebrating 30 Years of Fandom on the Gulf Coast (Mar 16-18 '07) Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, MS. Special Media Guest: Noel Neill (the Original Lois Lane). Membership: $35 online pre-reg until Mar 1, $40 at door (day rates available). Email: Website:

LunaCon (Mar 16-18 '07) Hilton Rye Town, Rye NY. GoHs: Christopher Moore, Dave Seeley, Frank Dietz. Further info: see website

MillenniCon (Mar 16-18 '07) Ramada Plaza, Springdale OH. GoH: Wen Spencer. Further details: see website

I-CON XXVI (Mar 23-25 '07) Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY. Guests: Ursula K. Le Guin, Jim Butcher, Keith DeCandido, David Kyle, Greg Pak, Claudia Christian, Conrad Brooks, Erwin S. Strauss(Filthy Pierre) Info: I-CON 26 PO Box 550, Stony Brook, NY 11790-0550; Phone: (631) 632-6045; E-mail:; website:

MIDSOUTHCON 25 (March 23-25, '07) Memphis, TN. Holiday Inn Select - Memphis International Airport. GoH: Terry Pratchett. AGoH: Don Maitz. Comics GoH: Mark Waid. Gaming GoH: Sean Preston. Filk GoH: Leslie Fish. Media GoHs: Bill Blair, Carl Taliaferro. Special Guest: Janny Wurts. Memb: $40 to 03/01/07, $45 at door. Info: MidSouthCon, P.O. Box 11446, Memphis, TN 38111-0446; email:; website:

WASFEN CON 1 (Mar 24 '07) Plaza Hotel Convention Center, Wausau WI. GoHs: Tim Seeley, Kathryn Sullivan, Pat Rothfuss. Info: WASFEn, c/o Evan H. Cass, 520 Hamilton St Apt 3, Wausau WI 54403; email:; website:

WORLD HORROR CONVENTION 2007 (Mar 29-Apr 1 '07) Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. GoHs: Michael Marshall Smith, Nancy Kilpatrick. AGoH: John Picacio. Media GoH: Peter Atkins. MC: Sephera Giron. Publisher GoH: Peter Crowther. Editor GoH: Don Hutchison. Info: email:; website:

Conbust '07 (Mar 30-April 1 '07) Smith College, Northampton, MA, 01063. Memb TBA on website. Guests: Patricia Briggs, Lynn Flewelling, Jeph Jaques, Diane Kelly, Allen Steele, Jess Hartley, Jim Cambias. Info: email -, website -

Costume Con 25 (Mar 30 – Apr 2, '07) Holiday Inn-Southwest, Viking Conference Center, St. Louis, MO. Convention devoted to the art form of costuming with multi track programming with many hands on workshops. There are three masquerades; Science Fiction & Fantasy, Historical, and Future Folio for attending costumers to display their creations on stage. Memb: $95. Info: CC25, c/o Bruce Mai, 7835 Milan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63130; email:; website:

April 2007

Norwescon 30 (Apr 5-8 '07) Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, SeaTac, WA. GoHs: Kim Stanley Robinson, Luis Royo, Donna Shirley, Gordon Van Gelder. Includes announcement of the winner of this year's Philip K. Dick Award. Details: see website

MiniCon 42 (Apr 6-8 '07) Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Bloomington, MN. GoHs: Charles de Lint, Charles Vess. Details: see website

CONTEMPLATION - 58th British National/Eastercon (Apr 6-9 '07). Chester, UK. Memb: GBP 45. Info: Contemplation, 379 Myrtle Road, Sheffield, S2 3HQ; email:; website:

DreamHaven Books John M. Ford Memorial Reading and Reception (Apr 10, 2007, 6:30 pm) DreamHaven Books, Minneapolis, MN. April 10, 2007 would have been John "Mike" Ford's 50th birthday. Some friends and fans will gather to read some of his work and talk about Mike. All welcome. Details: see website

Odyssey Con VII (April 13-15) Radisson, Madison WI. Author GoHs: Joan D. Vinge, Jack McDevitt; Artist GoH: Christopher Jones. Details: see website

WillyCon IX (Apr 13-15 '07) Wayne State College, Wayne NE. Info: SF & F Club - WillyCon, c/o Ron Vick, Wayne State College, 1111 Main St., Wayne NE 68787; email:; website:

EerieCon (April 20-22, 2007) Days Inn at the Falls, Niagara Falls, NY. GoHs: Steven Brust, Nancy Kress, James Alan Gardner. Details: see website

Elf Fantasy Fair (April 20-22, 2007) Castle de Haar, Haarzuilens, The Netherlands. Guests include Scott Lynch, James Clemens, John Picacio, Brian Froud. Details: see website

SFeraKon 2007 (April 20-22, 2007) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (Fakultet elektrotehnike i racunarstva - FER), Unska 3, Zagreb, Croatia, Europe. GoH: Bruce Sterling, website:; contact:,

Penguicon 5.0 (Apr 20-22 '07) Troy Hilton, Troy MI. Science Fiction meets Open Source Programming. Guests of Honor: Elizabeth Bear, Charlie Stross, Bruce Schneier, Christine Peterson, Steve Jackson, Randy Milholland. Nifty Guests: Nick Sagan, John Scalzi, Sarah Zettel, Karl Schroeder, Luke Ski, Tom Smith, Clif Flynt, Eric Raymond, Rob Balder, The Ferret. Memb: $35 to 3/31/07, $45 at door. Info: Penguicon, P.O. Box 1332, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1332 Email: John Guest at; website:

RAVENCON CONVENTION 2007 (April 20-22, 2007) Richmond, VA. DoubleTree Hotel, Richmond Airport. GoHs: Robert J. Sawyer. AGoH: Steve Stiles. FGoH: Wombat (jan howard finder). Adult Membership: $25 from 9-30-06 to 12-31-06, $35 1-1-07 to 4-19-0, $40 at-the-door. Email: *mike (at); website:

31st Annual Jack Williamson Lectureship (Apr 27, 2007) Eastern New Mexico University, Portales NM. "From Metal Man to Stonehenge Gate: 79 Years of SF". Luncheon, followed by panel sessions. For information and reservations, please contact 505-562-2315 or Website:

Alt.Fiction Festival (Apr 28, 2007, 11am - 9pm) Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK. Attendees include Sarah Ash, Tony Ballantyne, Iain M Banks, James Barclay, Peter Bell, John Berlyne, Chaz Brenchley, Ramsey Campbell, Mike Carey,Mark Chadbourn, James Cooper, Peter Crowther, Alison LR David, Steve Dean, Suzanne Elvidge, Stephen Gallagher, Jonathan Green, Peter F Hamilton, Harry Harrison, Andrew Hook, Stephen Hunt, John Jarrold, Graham Joyce, Paul Kane, Tim Lebbon, Rebecca Levene, Juliet E McKenna, Deborah J Miller, Scott Stainton Miller, Mark Morris, Adam Nevill, Stan Nicholls, Marie O’Regan, Sarah Pinborough, Tony Richards, Brian Ross, Chris Teague, George Walkley, Sean Wright. Website:

May 2007

LepreCon 33 (May 11-13 '07) Phoenix Marriott, Mesa AZ. Art Oriented Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. GoHs: Jael, Karen Traviss, Emma Bull. Details: see website

Nebula Awards Weekend Multi-Author Book Signing (May 11 '07, 5-8 p.m.) Borders Book Store, 100 Broadway (at Wall St.), New York, NY 10007. 5-6 pm: Peter S. Beagle, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Marianne Dyson, Carol Emshwiller, Esther Friesner, James Gunn, Joe Haldeman, Elaine Isaak, John Moore; 6-7 pm: Christopher Barzak, Richard Bowes, Ellen Datlow, Scott Edelman, Jeffrey Ford, Theodora Goss, Ellen Kushner, Jack McDevitt, Nancy Jane Moore, Delia Sherman, Jennifer Stevenson, Paul Witcover; 7-8 pm: Marleen S. Barr, Kate Brallier, Tobias S. Buckell, David Keck, James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Wil McCarthy, Suzy McKee Charnas, Ron D. Moore (Executive Producer and Head Writer for Battlestar Galactica, will be signing DVDs), Jo Walton, Connie Willis.

Nebula Awards Weekend (May 11-13 '07) New York Marriott, 85 West Street, New York City NY. Grand Master: James Gunn. Author Emeritus: D.G. Compton. Toastmaster: Ronald D. Moore. Details: see website

GenreCon (May 12, 2007) Sarnia Library, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Free one-day literary con. Guests include Robert J. Sawyer, Steve Climer, Kelley Armstrong, Caitlin Sweet. Info: contact

Phoenix Rising (May 17-21 '07) Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans. Harry Potter conference. GoHs: Henry Jenkins, Jon Burlingame, Danny Bilson, Anne Hiebert Alton, Victoria Dann. Memb: $140 to 8/31/06, then sliding scale to 4/10/07. Info: P.O. Box 27642 Denver, CO 80227-0642. Email:; website:

ISTRAKON 2007 (Mar 23-25 '07) Pazin, CROATIA. GoH: Juliet E McKenna. Memb: EUR 8.50 for three days, EUR 7.10 for Saturday and Sunday. Info: email: gogz316 at hotmail dot com; website:

BALTICON 41 (May 25-28, '07) Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, Baltimore MD. GoH's: Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle. AGoH: Joe Bergeron. FGoH's: Jeff & Maya Bohnhoff. Memb: $45 to 2/28/07, $58 at door. Info: email:; website:

BAYCON (May 25-28 '07) San Mateo Marriott, San Mateo, California. GoHs: Alan Dean Foster, Diana L. Paxson, Richard Hescox, Linda "Kitty" VonBraskat-Crowe; TM Seanan McGuire. Further details: see website:

Marcon 42: Life, The Universe, and MARCON! (May 25-27, 2007) Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, Ohio GOHs: Keith R A DeCandido, Author; John Mosby, Editor; Kevin Sorbo, Media; Laura Reynolds, Artist; Rick Faraci, Media; Timothy Zahn, Toastmaster; G. Patrick Molloy, Science; Looney Labs, Gaming; Three Weird Sisters, Filk; Pierre and Sandy Pettinger, Costuming; Nancy Janda, Fan. Memberships: Adult $40 until May 10, 2007, $45 thereafter and at the door. Children $25 until May 10, 2007, $30 thereafter and at the door. Info email:; website:

OASIS 20 (May 25-27 '07) International Plaza Resort, Orlando, Florida. GoHs: Joe Haldeman, Michael Bishop, Mike Resnick, Jack McDevitt, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Robert J Sawyer, Linda Evans, Bruce Boston. Memb: USD 30.00 until Apr 30 '07, then USD 35.00 at the door. Email:; website:

June 2007

CONCAROLINAS 2007 (Jun 1-3 '07) Charlotte NC. Info: ConCarolinas, Box 9100, Charlotte NC 28299-9100; email:; website:

CONSPIRACY II: THEY WALK AMONG US (Jun 1-4 '07) Mercure Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand. 28th New Zealand National SF Con. Info: Conspiracy II, Box 16150, Wellington South, New Zealand; email:; website:

CONVERGENCE 2 (Jun 8-11 '07) Rydges Melbourne, Rydges, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. 46th Australian National SF Con. GoHs: Margaret Mahy, Isobelle Carmody. FGoH: Cath Ortlieb. Memb: A$153 to 12/31/06, A$175 to 5/1/07. Info: Convergence 2, Box 1212, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia; email:; website:

Conviction (Swecon 2007) (June 15-17) Studenternas Hus, Gothenburg, Sweden. GoH: Richard Morgan, John Ajvide Lindqvist. Additional info: website (only in Swedish); or e-mail (for information for foreign attendees)  

Midwestcon (Jun 21-24 '07) Cincinnati/Sharonville Doubletree Guest Suites, Cincinnati OH. Relaxicon. Webiste:

ApolloCon 2007 (Jun 22-24 '07) DoubleTree Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport, Houston TX. GoHs: C.S. Friedman, David G. Hartwell, Jeff Sturgeon. Website:

WESTERCON 60: GNOMEWARD BOUND (Jun 30-Jul 3 '07) San Mateo Marriott, San Mateo CA. GoH: Tad Williams. AGoH: Theresa Mather. FGoH: Christian McGuire. TM: Jay Lake. Additional info: see website:

July 2007

Readercon (July 5-8 '07) Burlington, MA. Burlington Marriott. GoHs: Lucius Shepard, Karen Joy Fowler. Memorial GoH: Angela Carter. Details: see website

InConJunction XXVII: Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks - OH MY! (July 6-8, '07) Indianapolis, IN. Sheraton Hotel and Suites, Indianapolis Indiana. AGoH: George R.R. Martin. Featured Author: Lou Harry. Musical Guests: Tom Smith, The Gregory Morris Group. Badge: $35 to 06/24/07, $45 at door. Info: InConJunction XXVII, PO Box 68514.Indianapolis, Indiana 46268; email:; website:

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN CENTENNIAL (Jul 6-8 '07) Hyatt Regency Crown Center / Westin Crown Center, Kansas City MO. Memb: $100 to 7/7/06, $125 to 5/1/07, then $150 (checks to Heinlein Centennial Inc.). Info: Heinlein Centennial, Inc., Box 4313, Citrus Heights CA 95611; email:; website:

Shore Leave 29 (July 13-15 '07) Sf/Media con. Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, Maryland. GoHs include Nichelle Nichols, Aaron Douglas, Greg Cox, Peter David, Keith DeCandido, Lawrence M. Schoen, Susan Shwartz. Website:

THINK GALACTICON (Jul 13-15 '07) Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL. Political/progressive SF con. Guests: Nalo Hopkinson, Nisi Shawl, Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, others TBA. Memberships: $35 through May 28th, $40 thereafter; supporting memberships: $15. Email:; Website:

SECTUS (July 19-22 '07) London, UK. Harry Potter academic/fan convention. Memb: £55 before 31st Jan., £65 thereafter. Email:; website:

Conestoga (July 20-22, 2007) Radisson Tulsa, Tulsa OK. GoHs: Laurell K. Hamilton, John Picacio, Elizabeth Moon,Eric Flint. Memb: $35  at door. Info: Conestoga, Inc. PO Box 700776, Tulsa, OK 74170-0776; e-mail:; website:

Confluence (Jul 27-29 '07) Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport, Pittsburgh, PA. GoHs: Gardner Dozois, Margaret Davis, Kristoph Kover, Gary K. Wolfe. Prereg rate: $35 adult, $20 child until July 6. Website:

Con-X-Treme (Jul 27-29 '07) Doubletree Hotel, San Jose CA. Anime Cosplay, anime, fantasy. Email:; website:

M.O.O.N Con Middle of Outer Nowhere Con (Jul 27-29 '07) -- Postponed until July 2008. Ramada Inn/White House Conference Center, Richland Center, WI. Memb: $25 to 12/30/06, $30 to 6/29/07, $35 thereafter. Info: Robert Poole phone toll free 1-877-225-5928; email: website:

August 2007

ARCHON 31/TuckerCon/9th NASFIC (Aug 2-5 '07) Gateway Center / Holiday Inn, Collinsville IL. GoH:Barbara Hambly. AGoH: Darrell K. Sweet. Media GoH: Mira Furlan. Gaming GoH: James Ernest. FGoH: Nancy "Cleo" Hathaway. TM: Roger Tener. Masquerade MC: Vic Milán. Memb: $60 to 3/31/06, then more. Info: Archon 31 / 9th NASFiC, Box 8387, St. Louis MO 63132-8387; (636) FAN-3026; email:; website:

Dum Dum (Aug 2-5, 2007) Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, KY. Edgar Rice Burroughs convention. Guests include artist Richard Hescox. Further information: see website Edgar Rice Burroughs Memorial Collection.

CONsume/RelaxaCON 2007 and DIVERSICON 15 (Aug 3-5 '07) Holiday Inn Select International Airport/Mall of America, Bloomington MN. GoH: Andrea Hairston. Special Guests: Christopher Jones and Melissa Kaercher. Honoring Octavia Butler, Frida Kahlo, Robert Heinlein, and George Pal.  Memb: $30 to 07/14/07, $40 at door (checks to Diversicon 15).  Info: PO Box 8036, Lake Street Station, Minneapolis, MN 55408-0036; email:; website:

Fandemonium (Aug 3-5, 2007) Nampa Civic Center, Nampa, Idaho. Celebrating Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming, Animation, Horror, Comics & More. E-mail:; website:

TRINOC*CON 2007 (Aug 3-5, '07) North Raleigh Hilton, Raleigh NC. GoH: George R. R. Martin Memb: $30 pre-reg, $35 at door. Info: Trinoc*coN, P.O. Box 10633, Raleigh NC 27605-0633; website:

MYTHCON 38 (Aug 3-6 '07) Clark Kerr Center, Berkeley CA. Mythopoeic Society-literary fantasy. GoH: Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman. Memb: $60 non-Society members to 2/1/07; then $85 non-Society members to 7/15/07. Info: c/o Rauscher, 2231 Tenth St., Berkeley CA 94710; website:

ArmadilloCon (August 10-12 '07) Doubletree Hotel North, Austin TX. GoHs: Louise Marley, Gary Lippincott, Sharyn November, Patty Wells. TM: Howard Waldrop. Further info: see website

Pi-Con (August 10-12 '07) Clarion Sovereign Hotel, West Springfield, MA. GoH: C.E. Murphy. Further info: see website

Con-Version 23 (August 17-19 '07) Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Radisson Calgary Airport. GoHs: Jack McDevitt, Rebecca Bradley. Info: kirstin at csffs dot org. Website:

2007 Beijing Science Fiction Lectureship (Aug 21 '07) Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. Guests: Wang Fengzhen, Han Song, David Brin, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Charles Brown. Email:; website:

BuboniCon 39 (Aug 24-26, 2007) Wyndham Airport Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Author GoH: Vernor Vinge; Artist GoH: William Stout; Toastmaster: Jane Lindskold. Memberships: $35.00 thru August 5, $40.00 At the door. Website:

2007 International SF/Fantasy Conference in Chengdu (Aug 24-27 '07) Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Website:

NIPPON 2007 / WORLDCON 65 (Aug 30-Sep 3 '07) Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan. GoHs: Sakyo Komatsu, David Brin. FGoH: Takumi Shibano. AGoHs: Yoshitaka Amano, Michael Whelan. Memb: attending (through 6-Jun-2007), adult: USD 220/GBP 125/EUR 186/JPY 26000, young adult (13-19) 165/83/124/17000, child (0-12) 80/44/67/9000. Supporting (through 30-Jun-2006): 50/28/45/6000. For conversions, see website; credit card memberships charge in Japanese Yen (JPY); send cash and cheques in local currency to local agents. Accommodations: Intercontinental Hotel and Pan Pacific Hotel, Yokohama. Room prices TBD. Info: Nippon2007/JASFIC, 4-20-5-604, Mure, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0002 Japan. North American agent: Peggy Rae Sapienza (peggyraes at comcast dot net): Nippon2007, Box 314, Annapolis Junction MD 20701, USA. UK agent: Mike "Sparks" Rennie (sparks at lspace dot org): Nippon2007, 68 Crichton Avenue, Burton Stone Lane, York, Great Britain, YO30 6EE, UK. European agent: Vincent Doherty (vj1709 at hotmail dot com): Nippon2007, Koninginnegracht 75a, 2514A Den Haag, Netherlands. Australian agent: Craig Macbride (nippon07 at f8d dot com): Nippon2007, Box 274, World Trade Centre, Vic, 8005 Australia. Email:; website:

DragonCon (Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2007)  Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta Hilton; Atlanta GA. Guest authors include Kevin J. Anderson, Terry Brooks, Mike Resnick, Harry Turtledove, John Ringo, David Weber... Further info: See website:

September 2007

CopperCon 27 (Sept 7-9, 2007)  Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ. Author GoH: Charlaine Harris; Artist GoH: Sean Martin; Music GoHs: Heather & Allison Stern. Info:   CopperCon 27, PO Box 62613, Phoenix, AZ 85082    (602) 973-2341. Email:; website:

EUROCON 2007 (Sep 21-23 '07) Valby Medborgerhus, Copenhagen, Denmark. GoH: David A. Hardy. More guests TBA. Memb: DKK 100 to 1/1/07, DKK 150 to 8/1/07, DKK 200 at door. Info: +4520750181; for email address see website:

FantasyCon 2007 (Sep 21-23 '07) Britannia Hotel, Nottingham, UK. GoHs: Terry Brooks, Michael Marshall Smith, Stephen Jones. MC: Peter Crowther. Website:

FenCon IV (Sep 21-23, 2007) Crowne Plaza North Dallas, Addison, TX. GoH: Connie Willis. Music GoH: Tom Smith. Artist GoH: David Mattingly. Toastmaster: Steve Perry. Special Guest: Toni Weisskopf. Lone Star Shindig Guest: Jarrod Davis. Memb: $30 to Sept 1, $35 at door. Info: FenCon, P. O. Box 701448, Dallas, TX 75370-1448; email:; website:

FOOLSCAP IX (Sep 21-23 '07) Sheraton Bellevue, Bellevue WA. GoH: Charles de Lint. AGoH: Charles Vess. Memb: $45 to 09/20/07, more at door. Info: email: website:

Mountain-Con III (September 21-23, '07) University Park Marriott, Salt Lake City UT.  A Celebration of Fandom.  GOH: David Prowse, Garrett Wang, BarBara Luna, Felix Silla, Eric James Stone, Dan Willis, Paul Genesse, Robert J Defendi, Howard Tayler and more. Memb: $40 pre-reg, $45 at the door.  Info: Mountain-Con III c/o Carl Stark, 3872 West 2550 South, Ogden, UT, 84401-9007, E-mail:; website:

Conflux 4 (Sep 28 - Oct 1) Canberra, Australia. Guests: Graham Joyce, Sharyn November, Garth Nix, Simon Brown, Kaaron Warren and Donna Maree Hanson. Memb: currently $145, rises to $220 at the door. Email; website:

Context 20, a friendly gathering of Science Fiction readers and writers (Sept 28-30, 2007) Midwest Hotel and Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio. Author GoH: Tim Powers; Editor GoH: Mike Resnick; Horror Guest: Michael Arnzen; Anime Guests: Matt Greenfield, Tiffany Grant; Special Guest: Walter Hunt; Musical Guest: Tom Smith. Memberships: $35 until August 15, 2007, $45 thereafter, $50 at the door. Writers Workshops $ TBA. Website:

ICon 2007 - "Legends" (Sep 28-Oct 3 2007) Tel Aviv Cinemateque, Tel Aviv, Israel. The annual Israeli Science Fiction and Fantasy convention, now in a tourist-friendly format. Mem: 100$ including a day trip to Jerusalem, 75$ con only. E-mail:; website:

October 2007

SiliCon 2007 DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose CA. GoH: Barbara Hambly. Details: see website

Gaylaxicon 2007 (Oct 5-8, 2007) Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA. GoHs: Jim Grimsley, Georges Jeanty, Selina Rosen, Laura J. Underwood. Memebership rates: $50 before Labor Day, $60 thereafter.  Website:

Necronomicon (Oct 5-7, 2007) Hyatt Regency, Tampa, FL. GoHs: Gregory Benford, Alan M. Clark, Owl Goingback. $25 till Sep 1st, $35 at the door. Info: Ann Morris at Website:

PhauxCon 2007 (Oct 5-7 '07) Gathering for fans of well-crafted Science Fiction and Fantasy in television, film and novels. Holiday Inn Midtown Express, Philadelphia, PA. GoH Jim Butcher. Memb. $60 to Oct. 1, $70 at door. Info: Azriel Group, 305 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. email:; website:

Capclave (Oct 12-14, 2007) Hilton Washington DC/Rockville, Rockville, Maryland GoHs: Jeffrey Ford and Ellen Datlow. Memb: $40 to 6/30/07, $50 to 9/30/07; $60 at door. Info: Capclave 2007; c/o Barry Newton; Post Office Box 53; Ashton, MD 20861; e-mail:; website:

Con*Cept 2007 (Oct 12-14, 2007) Montreal, Quebec, Canada. GoHs: David Weber, Tanya Huff, Jean-Louis Trudel, Jeremy Bulloch. Membership rates: $45 before September 15, $50 at the door. Website:; E-mail:; Snail: Con-Cept SFF, Box 196, Ste-Julie, QC, J3E 1X6.

ConClave 32 (Oct 12-14, 2007) Romulus, Michigan. GoHs: Kim Harrison, Don Maitz, Richard Tucholka. Further info: see website

Con*Stellation XXVI: Ophiuchus (Oct 12-14, 2007) Holiday Inn Express, Huntsville AL. Further info: see website; e-mail

Pure Speculation III: The Search for Spec (Oct 13-14 '07) Edmonton Masonic Hall, Edmonton AB, Canada. GoH: Peter Watts. Special Guests: Barb Galler Smith and Ann Marston. Featuring Comic Talks and SF events run by Diane Walton of On Spec magazine.  Memb: $25 to 08/31/07, $35 at door.  Info: 8410 104 street, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6E4G2; email:; website:

Convivial 2 (Oct 19-21 '07) Holiday Inn Select, Bloomington MN. Memb: $25 to 4/9/07, $30 to 9/16/07, $40 door. Info: Convivial, Box 8297, Lake Street Station, Minneapolis, MN 55408; email:; website:

VCON 32 (Oct 19-21 '07) Radisson President Hotel, Richmond, BC, Canada. Vancouver's annual gencon. GoHs Peter S. Beagle (author), Martin Springett (art) and Lisa Smedman (gaming). Adults Cdn $40 to July 2, $50 July 3-Oct. 1, $60 at the door. Website:

MileHiCon 39 (Oct 26-28 '07) Hyatt Regency-Tech Center, Denver, CO. Author GoHs: David Weber & Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. Artist GoH: Frank Wu. Toastmaster: Gardner Dozois. Details: see website; email:

VALLEYCON 33 (Oct 26-28, 2007) Howard Johnson Inn. Fargo, North Dakota, Guests: Janny Wurts, Don Maitz. Website:

Manitoba Comic Con (Oct 27-28 '07) Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Website: Valby Medborgerhus, Copenhagen, Denmark. GoH: David A. Hardy. More guests TBA. Memb: DKK 100 to 1/1/07, DKK 150 to 8/1/07, DKK 200 at door. Info: +4520750181; for email address see website:

November 2007

World Fantasy Convention 2007 (Nov 1-4 '07) Saratoga City Center and the Saratoga Hotel and Conference Center, Saratoga Springs NY. GoHs: Carol Emshwiller, Kim Newman, Lisa Tuttle. SGoHs: Barbara & Christopher Roden, George Scithers. MC: Guy Gavriel Kay. Info: website:

ICON 32: RISE of the PHOENIX (Nov 2-4, ’07) Coralville, Iowa, Coralville Marriott, Coralville, IA. AGOH: Jack McDevitt. ArtGOH: Ralph J. Ryan. MC: Rusty Hevelin. $40 to Oct. 13, $50 at door. Info: Icon 32 Dept C, 308 E Burlington PMB #201, Iowa City, IA 52440; email:; website:

UberCon IX (Nov 2 - 4, 2007) Holiday Inn Hotel, Edison, New Jersey. Gaming convention. Events include console and LAN video games, Board games, RPGs, CCGs, Miniatures, Anime room, and Local artists. Memb: $45 pre-reg, $55 at the door. Info: UberCon LLC, 14924 Bushy Park Rd, Woodbine, MD 21797. Email: kfrost at ubercon dot com. Website:

Huaka'i i N? H?k? - Travel to the Stars (mini Trek con), November 3, 2007, 10am - 8:30pm, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii, Tel. 808-969-9700, GoHs: Michael and Denise Okuda, Garfield and Judith Reeves-Stevens, Cost: $20 full day, $25 including plantarium show. Website:

TusCon 34 (Nov 9-11, 2007) Inn Suites Hotel, Tucson, AZ. Author GoH: John Ringo; Toastmaster: Ed Bryant Memberships: $40 until 9/5, then $45 after that and at the door. Email:; website:

WindyCon 34 (Nov 9-11, 2007) Wyndham O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL. Author GoH: Tanya Huff; Artist GoH: Jody A. Lee. Further guests and details: see website:

ORYCON 29: Pirates Past, Present and Future (Nov 16-18, '07) Portland, Oregon, Portland Marriott Waterfront, Portland, OR. WriterGOH: Robert Charles Wilson. EditorGOH: Liz Scheier. ArtistGOH: Molly Harrison. MediaGOHs: Vic and Kelly Bonilla. FanGOH: Jonas Saunders. $45 to Oct. 31, more later. Info: OryCon 29, P.O. Box 5464, Portland, OR 97228-5464; email:; website:

PHILCON 2007 (Nov 16-18 '07) Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia PA. Info: email:; website:

Darkovercon 30 (Nov 23-25 '07) Holiday Inn Timmonium, Timmonium, MD. GoH: Esther Friesner. Details: see website

Beneluxcon 2007 / The Future is Now Conference (Nov 23-25 '07) Novotel, Leuven, Belgium. GoHs: Richard Calder, Christopher Priest. Futurist & Literary SF convention. Memb.: 50 Euro until 12/1/06, then more. Snail mail: Future Visions, Berkenhoflaan 13, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium. Email:; Website:

LOSCON 34 (Nov 23-25 '07) LAX Marriott, Los Angeles, CA. GoHs: Robert J. Sawyer, writer; Theresa Mather, artist; Capt. David West Reynolds, fan; Dr. James Robinson, music. Memberships $40 until Aug 31, $45 until Oct 31, $50 at the door. Website:

December 2007

Smofcon25 (Dec 7-9 2007) Hilton Boston Logan Airport, Boston, MA. A convention for science fiction convention-runners who do this for fun. Website:

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