Archive for 'Conventions'
Ellen Klages announced on April 30, 2015 that “After twenty years of having the honor and pleasure of being the emcee for the Tiptree Auction at Wiscon, I am retiring.” In her post on the WisCon 39 official website, she reveals her health and age to be the cause: “I am no longer a spry […]
In our January 2015 issue we announced the 2015 World Fantasy Award judges, but mistakenly listed the names and addresses for the 2012 award judges, and provided details on the 2012 convention. We regret the error. Our previous post on this site was accurate. The correct information is as follows: The judges for the 2015 […]
The 2015 World Fantasy Convention website is officially open, with information on the hotel, registration, and the convention itself. Steven Erikson and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro will be guests of honor, with Glen Cook and David Drake as special guests, and a tribute to the late Graham Joyce. The 2015 WFC will be held November 5-8 […]
Sasquan, the 73rd Worldcon, August 19-23, 2015 in Spokane WA, opened the competition to design the base of the 2015 Hugo Award on December 18, 2014. Designs should “have a theme that highlights either Spokane or the Northwest in general.” Proposals should be submitted to the Sasquan committee by February 1, 2015. The winner will receive […]
Lunacon 2015 has been canceled, according to the Lunacon Facebook page. Lunacon, the official convention for the New York Science Fiction Society (the Lunarians, Inc.), is slated to return March 18-20, 2016. Those who bought memberships for 2015 will be contacted and offered a refund or membership in Lunacon 2016.
Sasquan, the 73rd Worldcon, has announced that Tananarive Due and guest of honor David Gerrold will co-host the 2015 Hugo Awards Ceremony. Sasquan will be held August 19-23, 2015 in Spokane WA. For more, see the convention website.
The next Eurocon (BCon) will be held November 4-6, 2016, in Barcelona, Spain at the Centre for Contemporary Culture. Guests of honour are writers Aliette de Bodard and Richard Morgan, fan organizer Jun Miyazaki, and artist Enrique Corominas. The con committee is led by Pep Burillo, Alejo Cuervo, and Ian Watson. Event organizers are Cristina Macía, […]
Mid American Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions, Inc. won the bid to host the 2016 Worldcon. MidAmeriCon II will be held August 17 – 21, 2016 in Kansas City, MO at the Kansas City Convention Center and Bartle Hall. Chaired by Ruth Lichtwardt, Jeff Orth, and Diane Lacey, the 2016 guests of honor are Tamora […]
The Loncon 3 convention committee has announced that Justina Robson and Geoff Ryman will co-host the 2014 Hugo awards ceremony. The event will be held at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention in London on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
The Loncon 3 convention committee has announced that Mary Robinette Kowal and Robert Shearman will co-host the 1939 Retro Hugo awards ceremony. The even will be held at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention in London England on Thursday, August 14, 2014.