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  • Boskone 55 - Feb 17-19, 2017
    • Boston, MA: Westin Waterfront Boston
    • Guests of  Honor: Brandon Sanderson, DAve Seeley, Maryelizabeth Yturralde, Ken MacLeod
    • Boskone is the longest-running science fiction convention in New England! Meet an impressive array of well-known figures in the field and join more than 1000 fans & pros for a fun filled weekend.


  • I-Con 32 - March 17-19, 2017
    • Brentwood, NY
    • GoHs: Cory Doctorow, David Gerrold, David Knauf
    • The Northeast's largest multi-genre fan-run convention


  • International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts - March 22-26, 2017
    • Orlando Airport Marriott, Orlando, Florida
    • This year's theme: "Fantastic Epics"
    • GoHs: Steven Erikson, N.K. Jemisin
    • Guest Scholar: Edward James
    • Special Guest Emeritus: Brian Aldiss


  • Norwescon 40 - April 13-16, 2017
    • Seatac, Washington
    • GoHs: Ian McDonald; Cory & Cataska Ench; Angry Robot Books
    • Theme: "Over the Hills and Far Away"


  • StokerCon - April 27-30, 2017
    • Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA
    • Guests: George R.R. Martin, Elizabeth Hand, Chuck Wendig, Peter Crowther, Tananarive Due, Stephen Graham Jones


  • SFWA Nebula Awards Weekend - May 18-21, 2017
    • Pittsburgh Marriott City Center


  • Balticon 51 - May 26-29, 2017
    • Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD
    • Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
    • GoH: Eric Flint
    • Artist GoH: Donato Giancola
    • Filk Guest of Honor: Amy McNally
    • 2016 Compton Crook Award Winner: Fran Wilde


  • LaffCon 2 - June 10, 2017
    • Mercer County Library, 2751 Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ


  • Westercon 70 - July 1-4, 2017
    • Tempe, AZ
    • GoHs: Julie Dillon, Larry Elmore, Connie Willis, Gini Koch


  • Locus Awards Weekend - June, 2017
    • Best Western Executive Inn, Seattle WA
    • Announcement of Locus Awards winners


  • Readercon 28 - July 13-16, 2017
    • Quincy, MA
    • GoHs: Naomi Novik, Nnedi Okorafor


  • Confluence -- 4-6 August, 2017
    • Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
    • Guests of Honor: Sharon Lee, Steve Miller


  • WorldCon 75 -- 9-13 August, 2017
    • The 75th annual World Science Fiction Convention
    • Helsinki, Finland
    • Guests of Honor: John-Henri Holmberg, Nalo Hopkinson, Johanna Sinisalo, Claire Wendling, Walter Jon Williams


  • Dragon Con -- 1-4 Sept, 2017
    • Atlanta, GA


  • World Fantasy Convention 2017 -- 2-5 November 2017
    • San Antonio, TX.
    • Theme: "Secret Histories"
    • Guests of Honor: Karen Joy Fowler, Gregory Manchess, David Mitchell, Gordon Van Gelder


  • Chessiecon 2017 -- November 25-26, 2017
    • Radisson North Baltimore Hotel
    • GoH: Ada Palmer
    • "Where Traditions Evolve"


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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