Conventions

2018

  • Chessiecon 2018 – November 23-25, 2018
    • Radisson North Baltimore Hotel, Timonium MD
    • GoH: Jo Walton
    • Music GoH: Mary Crowell
  • Starbase Indy – November 23-25, 2018
    • Wyndham West Hotel, Indianapolis IN
    • Focused on promoting STEM education

2019

  • Foolscap – February 1-3, 2019
    • Hilton Seattle Airport, Seattle WA
    • GoH: Nancy Kress
  • Boskone 56 – February 15-17, 2019
    • Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston MA
    • GoH and speakers: Elizabeth Hand, Christopher Golden, Jim Burns, Cindy Pon, Vandana Singh, Gardner Dozois
  • FOGcon – March 8-10, 2019
    • Walnut Creek Marriott, Walnut Creek CA
    • Theme: “Friendship”
    • Read our coverage of FOGcon 2018 here
  • ICFA 40 – March 13-17, 2019
    • Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando FL
    • Guests: Mark Bould, G. Willow Wilson
    • Theme: “Politics and Conflict”
    • Read our coverage of ICFA 39 here
  • Norwescon 42 – April 18–21, 2019
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, SeaTac, WA
    • GoH: Mary Robinette Kowal, Tran Nguyen, Dan Koboldt, Nancy Pearl, Subterranean Press
    • Theme: “Don’t Forget Your Towel!”
    • Read our coverage of Norwescon 41 here
  • 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
  • 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
  • ConGregate 6 – July 12-14, 2019
    • Red Lion Hotel, High Point NC
    • GoH: Eric Flint
    • Special Guests: Michael A. Stackpole, Valentine Wolfe
  • Comic-Con – July 18-21, 2019
    • San Diego CA
  • 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
  • Multiverse – October 18-20, 2019
    • Hilton Atlanta Airport, Atlanta GA
    • GoH: Seanan McGuire, John Picacio, Cat Rambo
  • Sirens – October 24-27, 2019
    • Hilton Devner Inverness, Inverness CO
    • GoH: Mishell Baker, Roshani Chokshi, Ausma Zehanat Khan, Rebecca Roanhorse, Dr. Suzanne Scott
  • 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

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