Conventions

2019

  • Corflu 36 – May 2-5, 2019
    • Cambria Hotel, Rockville MD (DC metro area)
    • Attending: $100 through 9/30, $125 10/1-1/31/19
    • Supporting: Pay what you like.
  • StokerCon 2019 – May 9-12, 2019
    • Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids MI
    • GoH: Josh Boone, Kathe Koja, Josh Malerman, Robert R. McCammon, Kaaron Warren, Stephanie M. Wytovich
    • Read our coverage of StokerCon 2018 here
  • SFWA Nebula Conference – May 16-19, 2019
    • Marriott Warner Center, Woodland Hills CA
    • Read our coverage of the 2018 SFWA Nebula Conference here
  • Keycon 36 – May 17-19, 2019
    • Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown, Winnipeg, MB, CANADA
    • Theme: “Monty and Max and Vampyres! Oh My!”
    • GoH: Carrie Vaughn, Lee Moyer, Devon Boorman & Mark Rein-Hagen
  • WisCon 43 – May 24-27, 2019
    • Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, Madison WI
    • GoH: G. Willow Wilson, Charlie Jane Anders
    • Read our coverage of WisCon 42 here
  • LibertyCon 32 – May 31 – June 2, 2019
    • The Read House, Chattanooga TN
    • M.C.: Seanan McGuire
    • Guests: Patricia Briggs, Mitch Foust, Arlan Andrews, Timmy Bolgeo
  • SoonerCon 28 – June 7-9, 2019
    • Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center, Norman OK
    • Toastmaster: Selina Rosen
    • Guests: Kevin J. Anderson, Toni Weisskopf, Aaron Dismuke, Jamie Marchi, Larry Nemecek
  • Fyrecon – June 20-22, 2019
    • Weber State University Davis, Layton, UT
    • Master Guests: Jody Lynn Nye, David Farland, Maria V. Snyder, Larry Correia, Eric Flint, Bill Fawcett, and Amy White
  • Westercon 72 & NASFiC 2019 – July 4-7, 2019
    • Davis Conference Center, Layton UT
    • Guests: Jim Butcher, Eric Flint, Vincent Villafranca, Kitty Krell, Tim the GM, Kevin Standlee, Lisa Hayes, Kuma Bear
  • Readercon 30 – July 11-14, 2019
    • Quincy Marriott, Quincy MA
    • GoH: Tananarive Due, Stephen Graham Jones
    • Memorial GoH: Edward W. Bryant
    • Read our coverage of Readercon 29 here
  • ConGregate 6 – July 12-14, 2019
    • Red Lion Hotel, High Point NC
    • GoH: Eric Flint
    • Special Guests: Michael A. Stackpole, Valentine Wolfe
  • Edge-Lit 8July 13, 2019
    • QUAD, Derby UK
    • GoH: Anne Charnock
    • Special Guests: Christopher Golden, Tim Lebbon, Aliette De Bodard, Sarah Lotz, Neil Sprint, Stephen Volk
  • Comic-Con – July 18-21, 2019
    • San Diego CA
  • Pulpfest 2019 – August 15-18, 2019
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, Pittsburgh PA
  • Worldcon 77 – August 15-19, 2019
    • Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland
    • GoH: Ginjer Buchanan, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Bill & Mary Burns, Diane Duane, Steve Jackson, Ian McDonald
    • Read our coverage of Worldcon 76 here
  • CokoCon – August 30-September 2, 2019
    • Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix, AZ
    • GoH: Emily Devenport
  • Archon 43 – October 4-6, 2019
    • Gateway Convention Center and Double Tree Hotel, Collinsville IL (outside St. Louis, MO)
    • Toastmistress: Caroline Spector
    • GoH: James S.A. Corey, Mitch Bentley
  • VCon – October 11-13, 2019
    • Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond (just outside Vancouver, BC, Canada)
    • GOH: Author Marrion G Harmon, Artist Kasia Slupecka, Publisher and Comics Historian, Hope Nicholson
  • Multiverse – October 18-20, 2019
    • Hilton Atlanta Airport, Atlanta GA
    • GoH: Seanan McGuire, John Picacio, Cat Rambo
  • Fantasycon – October 18-20, 2019
    • Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Glasgow, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, UK
  • Sirens – October 24-27, 2019
    • Hilton Devner Inverness, Inverness CO
    • GoH: Mishell Baker, Roshani Chokshi, Ausma Zehanat Khan, Rebecca Roanhorse, Dr. Suzanne Scott
  • BristolCon — October 26, 2019
    • Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, Bristol, UK
    • GoH: Diane Duane, Gareth L. Powell, Andy Bigwood.
  • World Fantasy Convention 2019 – October 31 – November 3, 2019
    • Los Angeles CA
    • Theme: “Fantasy Noir”
    • Guests of Honor: Margo Lanagan, Beth Meacham, Robert Silverberg, Tad Williams
    • Read our coverage of WFC 2018 here
  • Armadacon – November 1-3, 2019
    • Future Inn Plymouth, UK
    • GoH: Mark Sinclair and Rose Lilith
  • Novacon 49 – November 8-10, 2019
    • Nottingham Sherwood Hotel, Nottingham, UK
    • GoH: Mike Carey
  • Loscon 46 – November 29-December 1
    • Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles CA
    • GoH: Howard Waldrop and Julia Dillon

2020

  • Arisia – January 17-20, 2020
  • ICFA 41 – March 18-21, 2020
    • Orlando Airport Marriott, Orlando FL
    • Read our coverage of ICFA 39 here
  • Norwescon 43 – April 9-12, 2020
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, SeaTac WA
  • StokerCon 2020 – April 16-19, 2020
    • The Royal Hotel and the Grand Hotel, Scarborough United Kingdom
    • Mistress of Ceremonies: A.K. Benedict
    • Read our coverage of StokerCon 2018 here
  • Westercon 73 – July 2-5, 2020
    • Double Tree (by Hilton Seattle Airport), Seattle WA
    • Theme: “Perfect Vision”
    • GoH: David Brin, Ethan Siegel, Kevin Roche, Andrew Trembley
  • Worldcon 78 (CoNZealand) – July 29-Aug 2, 2020
    • TSB Area and Shed 6, Intercontinental Hotel, and Michael Fowler Center, Wellington, New Zealand
    • Toastmaster: George R.R. Martin
    • GoH: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, Greg Broadmore
    • Read our coverage of Woldcon 76 here
  • FOGcon – 2020
    • Walnut Creek Marriott, Walnut Creek CA
    • GoH: Mary Anne Mohanraj, Nisi Shawl
    • Read our coverage of FOGcon 2018 here
  • Icecon – 2020
    • Reykjavik, Iceland

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