Conventions

2022

  • ChillerCon UK 2022 — March 10-13, 2022
    • Location: The Royal and Grand Hotels, Scarborough, UK
    • GoH: Mick Garris, Kim Newman, Grady Hendrix
    • Special Guests: Mike Carey, Robert Lloyd-Parry
    • Publisher GoH: Gillia Redfearn
    • Mistress of Ceremonies: A.K. Benedict
  • ICFA 43— March 16-20, 2022
    • Location: Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
    • Theme: Fantastic Communities
    • Guest Scholar: Farah Mendlesohn
    • GoH: Nisi Shawl
    • Read our coverage of ICFA 42 here
  • Norwescon 44 — April 14-17, 2022
    • Location: SeaTac, Washington
    • Read our coverage of Norwescon 43 here
  • Bay Area Book Festival — May 7-8, 2022
    • Location: MLK Jr Civic Center Park, Berkeley CA
      • See our coverage of the Bay Area Book Festival 2019 here
  • StokerCon — May 12-15, 2022
    • Location: The Curtis Hotel Denver CO
    • GOH: Ernest Dickerson, Gemma Files, Brian Keene, John Edward Lawson, Jennifer McMahon, Sheree Renée Thomas
  • SFWA Nebula Conference —May 19–22, 2022
    • Location: Hybrid- live events at unannounced location Los Angeles CA
    • Read our coverage of the 2021 SFWA Nebula Conference here
  • BaltiCon 56 — May 27-30, 2022
    • Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
    • GoH: Nancy Springer
    • Artist GoH: Odera Igbokwe
    • Special Guests: C.J. Cherryh, Seanan McGuire, Wen Spencer
  • WisCon 44 — May 27-30, 2022
    • Location: Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club — Madison, Wisconsin
    • GoH: Zen Cho, Yoon Ha Lee, Rebecca Roanhorse, Sheree Renée Thomas
    • Read our coverage of WisCon 43 here
  • Dum-Dum 2022 —June 2-4, 2022
    • Location: Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak – San Antonio, TX
    • Theme: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Banquet Speaker:  Mike Chapman
    • Guest Artist:  Douglas Klauba
  • 4th Street Fantasy— NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: June 18-20, 2021
        • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • BayCon 2022 — July 1-4, 2022
    • Location: San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, San Mateo CA
    • GoH: Steven Barnes (Writer), Galen Dara (Artist), Jean Batt (Community)
    • Toast Master: Bonnie Gordon
  • Westercon 74 — July 1-4 , 2022
    • Location: Tonopah Convention Center, Tonopah, Nevada
    • GoH: Kevin Andrew Murphy and Myrna Donato
    • See our coverage of the 2021 cancellation here
  • Celsius 232 — July 19-23, 2022
    • Location: Avilés, Asturias, Spain
    • Guests: Lauren Beukes, Joe Abercrombie, Tamsyn Muir, Ben Bocquelet, and Noelle Stevenson
    • See our coverage of Celsius 232 here
  • Comic-Con —July 21-24 (Preview night July 20), 2022
    • Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego CA 2020
  • Diversicon 29 — July 29-31, 2022
    • Location:Hotel: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth MN
    • GoH: T. Aaron Cisco
    • Special Guest: Sybil Smith
  • PulpFest 50 — August 4 – 7, 2022
    • Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburg — Cranberry, Pittsburg PA
    • GoH: Robert J. Randisi
  • Bubonicon 53 – August 26-28, 2022
    • Location: Albuquerque Marriott Uptown, Albuquerque NM
    • GoH: Rae Carson & Keith R.A. DeCandido (Writers), Chaz Kemp (Artist)
    • Toast Master: A. Lee Martinez
  • DragonCon 2022 – September 1-5, 2022
    • Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Marriot Marquis, Hilton Atlanta, Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Worldcon 80 (ChiCon 8) —September 1-5, 2022
    • Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, Chicago IL
    • GoH: Erle Korshack, Charles de Lint, Floyd Norman, Edie Stern and Joe Siclari
    • Toastmaster: Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders
    • Read our coverage of Worldcon 78 here
  • CoKoCon 2022—September 2-5, 2022
    • Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix Tempe, Tempe AZ
    • GoH: Steven Barnes, Linda Addison, Ave Rose, S.J. Tucker
  • FutureCon— NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: September 3-5, 2021
  • Sinister Nights — NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: September 3-5, 2021
        • Location: James L. Knight Convention Center, Miami FL
        • Celebrity Guests: Ariel Levy, Dave Sheridan, Felissa Rose, Fred Olen Ray, Lynn Lowry, Michael Berryman, Pancho Moler, Parry Shen, William Grefe
  • FIYAHCON – NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: September 16-19, 2021
        • Location: ALL VIRTUAL
        • GOH: Vita Ayala, Malka Older, Njeri @ ONYX Pages
        • Read our coverage of FIYAHCON 2020 here
  • Archon 45 — September 30 to October 2, 2022
    • Location: Gateway Convention Center and DoubleTree Hotel, Collinsville IL
    • GoH: Elizabeth C. Bunce, R. Cat Conrad, Random Fractions
    • Toastmaster: Jonathan Maberry
    • Grand Masquerade MC: Kevin Dulle
  • CapClave 2022 — September 30 – October 2, 2022
    • Location: Rockville Hilton and Executive Meeting Center, Rockville MD
    • GoH: Ursula Vernon, Irene Gallo
  • Can*Con 2022 — October 14-16, 2022
    • Location: ALL VIRTUAL
    • Read our coverage of Can*Con 2019 here
  • MileHiCon 54— October 21-23, 2022
    • Location: Denver Mariott Tech Center, Denver CO
    • GoH: Charlie Jane Anders, Ken Liu, Charles Vess
    • Toastmaster: Kevin J. Anderson
  • Sirens Conference — NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: October 21-24, 2021
        • Location: Hilton Inverness Hotel, Denver CO
        • GoH: Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks, Rin Chupeco, Sarah Gailey, Fonda Lee
          • Check out our 2020 coverage here
  • World Fantasy Convention — November 3-6, 2022
    • Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans LA
    • Special GoH: Andrei Codrescu, Caitlín R. Kiernan
    • GoH: Ginjer Buchanan, Victor LaValle, Jo Walton, Iris Compiet
    • Toastmaster: Ursula Vernon
    • Read our coverage of the 2020 WFC here
  • IceCon — NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: November 5-7 2021
        • Location: Veröld — House of Vigdís, Reykjavík, Iceland
        • GoH: Mary Robinette Kowal, Hildur Knútsdóttir, Ted Chiang
  • PhilCon — NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: November 19-21, 2021
        • Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hill NJ
        • GoH: Romas Kukalis
        • Principal Speaker: Max Gladstone
        • Special Guest: Fran Wilde
  • LosCon 48 —November 25-27, 2022
    • Location: Mariott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles CA
    • GoH: Susan Fox, Gene Turnbow
  • SMOFCon — NO 2022 INFORMATION AVAILABLE
      • 2021
        • Dates: December 3-5, 2021
        • Location: VIP Executive Art’s Hotel, Oriente, Lisboa Portugal
  • ReaderCon 32— July 13–16, 2023
    • No 2022 events, postponed till 2023
  • Fantastika (Swecon) — No 2022 events, postponed until 2023 (Eurocon)
      • 2021
        • Dates: November 19-21, 2021
        • Location: Dieselverkstaden in Sickla, Stockholm, Sweden
        • GoH: Eva Holmquist
        • Read our coverage of Fantastika 2021 here.

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