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  • Foolscap 2015 - Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015
    • Redmond Marriott Town Center, Redmond, WA
    • Guest of Honor: Ursula Vernon
    • A small weekend conference where readers, writers, visual artists, and others who love science fiction and fantasy meet, learn, and have a great time together.


  • Potlatch 24 - Feb 6-8, 2015
    • Hotel Deca, Seattle WA
    • A small literary convention


  • Picocon XXXII - Feb 14-15, 2015
    • Beit Quadrangle, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College, London
    • Guests of Honour: Cory Doctorow, Frances Hardringe, Ian McDonald, Kari Sperring
    • Theme: Duality


  • Operacon - March 12-15, 2015
    • Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee
    • Guest of Honor: Somtow Sucharitkul
    • A relaxacon in conjunction with the world premiere of sf and horror writer Somtow Sucharitkul's opera, "The Snow Dragon."


  • Eastercon/Dysprosium 2015 - April 3-6, 2015
    • The Park Inn, Heathrow, London, UK
    • Guests of Honor: Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Herr Doktor, Carline Mullan


  • Convolution 2015: LEGION - October 2-4, 2015
    • Hyatt Regency SFO, Burlingame, CA
    • Convolution 2015 will focus on the phenomenon of Fandom itself. We’ll dig up the worldwide roots of fandom and speculative fiction, confront modern depictions of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and physical form and ability in both speculative fiction and overall Geek Culture, and just plain enjoy each other’s company as we share the fandoms we love.


  • Foolscap 2015 - April 3-6, 2015
    • Redmond Marriott Town Center, Redmond, WA
    • Guest of Honor: Ursula Vernon
    • A small weekend conference where readers, writers, visual artists, and others who love science fiction and fantasy meet, learn, and have a great time together.


  • MisCon 29 - May 22-25, 2015
    • Ruby's Inn and Convention Center, Missoula, Montana
    • Guests of Honor: Terry Brooks, John Picacio
    • MisCon is Montana's Longest Running Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. We promote literacy, cinema, and the arts with a science fiction/fantasy theme, in a family-friendly environment. 


  • Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention - August 19-23, 2015
    • Spokane, Washington
    • Guests of Honor: Brad Foster, David Gerrold, Vonda McIntyre, Tom Smith, Leslie Turek


  • World Fantasy Convention 2015 - November 5-8, 2015
    • Saratoga Spring City Center and Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs NY
    • Guests of Honor: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Steven Erikson; Toastmaster Graham Joyce; special guests David Drake and Glen Cook




Convention Listings





Please send convention information directly to Locus Online at online@locusmag.com, including dates, city, and website; we will also list principal guests of honor and a one or two line description.

Note that Locus focuses on conventions with significant literary interest; we don't list cons primarily devoted to media, comics, etc.

Convention goers, note that places and dates may change; check with convention committees before making final plans.




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