NOTE: Membership rates and other details often change after we have gone to press. In addition, most conventions have age-based membership rates in advance and at the door. There also may be rates for single days. Check the websites for the most recent information.
6–8 April 2018
THE 2019 WINDY CITY PULP & PAPER CONVENTION at The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL. Info: http://windycitypulpandpaper.com/home/.
17–20 May 2018
SFWA NEBULA CONFERENCE at Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, PA. Info: https://nebulas.sfwa.org/nebula-conference/.
25–28 May 2018
BALTICON 52 (Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy conference) at Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD. GoH: Catherine Asaro, Artist GoH: Galen Dara, Music GoH: Tim Griffin, Fan GoH: Filthy Pierre, Special Guest: Neil Clarke, 2017 Compton Crook Award Winner: Ada Palmer, Special Guest: Larry Niven. Info: http://balticon.org/wp52/.
4 June–13 July 2018
ODYSSEY WRITING WORKSHOP at Manchester, NH. Application deadline 7 April 2018. Info: www.odysseyworkshop.org.
9 June 2018
LAFFCON 3 (R. A. Lafferty conference) at Mercer County Library, Lawrenceville, NJ. Info: http://www.laffcon.org/p/laffcon3.html.
15–17 June 2018
BOROUGH CON (Anime, comics, etc.) at Brooklyn Expo Center, Brooklyn, NY. Info: https://www.boroughcon.com.
LOCUS AWARD WEEKEND at Seattle, WA. Emcee: Connie Willis. Autographs, readings, panels, workshop. Info: www.locusmag.com.
21–24 June 2018
MYTHMOOT V (academic/fan conference) at National Convention Center, Leesburg, VA. Guests: John Garth, Donald Anderson, Marc Okrand. Info: www.tinyurl.com/MythMootV.
29 June–1July 2018
NEFILK 28: CONCERTINO (Filk conference) at Holiday Inn Boston Dedham, Dedham MA. Guest of Honor: Cecilia Eng, Toastmaster: Errol Elumir, Fan Guest: Filthy Pierre (Erwin S. Strauss), Interfilk Guest: Gabrielle Gold. Info: http://www.concertino.net/.
16–20 August 2018
WORLDCON 76 (76th World Science Fiction Convention) at San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. Guests of Honor: Spider Robinson, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Pierre & Sandy Pettinger, Bob Wilkins, Edgar Pangborn (in memoriam). This is the SF universe’s annual get-together. Professionals and readers from all over the world will be in attendance. Talks, panels, films, fancy dress competition—the works. Nominate and vote for the Hugos. Info: http://www.worldcon76.org/; firstname.lastname@example.org; +1-408-905-9366; P.O. Box 61363, Sunnyvale CA 94088-1363, USA.
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