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Worldcon News

Several amendments to the World Science Fiction Society constitution were ratified during Worldcon 75 in Helsinki, Finland: “Best Series”: makes the Best Series Hugo Award permanent “Young Adult Award”: creates a new award category for Best Young Adult Book “December Is Good Enough”: moves the deadline for Hugo nominations from January 31 of the current […]

Additional World Fantasy 2018 Guest of Honor

The 2018 World Fantasy Convention (WFC) has announced the addition of Guest of Honor Kaaron Warren, joining special guest Aliette de Bodard, Toastmaster Linda D. Addison, and fellow Guests of Honor Scott Edelman, Tom Kidd, and Michael J. Walsh. WFC 2018 will be held November 1-4, 2018 at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore […]

Dr. Lindgren to Present Hugo

The World Science Fiction Convention (WSFC) has announced that NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, “a member of Expedition 44/45 to the International Space Station (ISS), and a NASA Distinguished Service Medal recipient (2016),” will present an award at the 64th Hugo Award Ceremony. In 2015, Dr. Lindgren announced Cixin Liu’s The Three Body Problem as the […]

Addison Named WFC 2018 Toastmaster

Linda D. Addison will be Toastmaster for the 2018 World Fantasy Convention (WFC), joining guests of honor Scott Edelman, Tom Kidd, and Michael J. Walsh, as well as special guest Aliette de Bodard. WFC 2018 will be held November 1-4, 2018 at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore MD. The theme is “Ports in […]

Another WFC GoH Announced

The 2018 World Fantasy Convention (WFC) has announced the addition of Scott Edelman as a Guest of Honor, joining GoHs Michael J. Walsh and Tom Kidd, and special guest Aliette de Bodard. WFC 2018 will be held November 1-4, 2018 at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore MD. The theme is “Ports in a Storm.” […]

World Fantasy 2018 Guests of Honor

The 2018 World Fantasy Convention (WFC) has announced the addition of special guest Aliette de Bodard, joining Guests of Honor Michael J. Walsh and Tom Kidd. WFC 2018 will be held November 1-4, 2018 at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore MD. The theme is “Ports in a Storm.” Attending memberships are currently $175. […]

Hugo Voter Packet Available

The 2017 Hugo Voter Packet is available for download by members of Worldcon 75. “Messages have gone out to voters, including personalized links and information on how to access the packet. Anyone who has not received it should contact hugohelp@worldcon.fi.” The packet does not contain all the nominated works in their entirety, but there is some […]

Hanson Wins GUFF

Donna Maree Hanson (Australia) has won the 2017 Get Up-and-over Fan Fund (GUFF). The 2017 fund will send Hanson to Worldcon 75 in Helsinki, Finland. Other candidates on the ballot were Sam Hawke, Belle McQuattie, and Alexandra Pierce. GUFF is open to anyone who has been active in science fiction fandom before the start of […]

Ytterbium Wins Eastercon Bid

Ytterbium won their bid to host the 2019 British National Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon), in voting held at Eastercon 2017, Innominate. The convention will be held over Easter weekend, April 19-22, 2019 at the Park Inn in Heathrow, UK. Guests of honor will include “DC”, Frances Hardinge, Sydney Padua, and John Scalzi. Adult weekend membership […]

Waters Wins NAFF

Fe Waters is the winner of the 2017 National Australian Fan Fund (NAFF) and will attend Continuum 13, the 56th Australian National Science Convention (NatCon), to be held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne, Australia, June 9-12, 2017. The National Australian Fan Fund (NAFF) was created in 2001 to facilitate fans traveling across Australia to […]


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