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.
8–10 March 2019
FOGCON 9 (Friends of Genre Conference) at Walnut Creek Marriott, Walnut Creek, CA. Honored Guests: Becky Chambers, Karen Joy Fowler; Honored Ghost: Ursula K. Le Guin. Info: www.fogcon.org.
22–25 March 2019
COSTUME-CON 37 (SF/Fsy++ costuming conference) at DoubleTree Boston North Shore, Danvers MS/Theme: Wizards, Wizards, and Warlocks. Info: www.costumecon37.org; PO Box 1010, Framingham MA.
5–7 April 2019
HELIOSPHERE (NYC area SF conference) at DoubleTree Tarrytown, NY. Guests of Honor: Charlie Jane Anders, Laura Antoniou, Tom Smith. Info: www.HELIOsphereNY.org.
19–21 April 2019
MINICON 54 (Twin Cities MN SF conference) at DoubleTree, Saint Louis Park, MN. Guests of Honor: Naomi Kritzer, Dave DeVries. Info: www.mnstf.org/minicon54; Lake Street Station, P.O. Box 8297, Minneapolis MN 55408-0297.
26–28 April 2019
CONSTELLATION 10 (Lincoln NE SF conference) at Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln NE. Author Guest of Honor: Julie Czerneda, Artist Guest of Honor: Zach Woolsey, TM: Lathan Murrell. Info: http://ConStellationNE.net; P.O. Box 84324, Lincoln NE 68501-4324.
4–7 July 2019
SPIKECON/NASFiC 2019 (North American SF convention) being held in conjunction with Westercon 72 at Davis Convention Center, Layton, UT. Westercon Guests—Author: Jim Butcher, Author: Eric Flint, Artist: Vincent Villafranca, Gaming: Tim the GM, Cosplay: Kitty Krell, Fans: Kevin Standlee, Lisa Hayes, Kuna Bear. NASFiC Guests—Author: David Weber, Author: Laurell K. Hamilton, Senior Editor: Susan Chang, Artist: Vincent Villafranca, Fan: Linda Deneroff, Weaponsmaster: Dragon Dronet, MCs: Bjo & John Trimble. Info: www.spikecon.org.
15–19 August 2019
DUBLIN 2019: AN IRISH WORLDCON (77th World Science Fiction Convention) at Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland. Guests of Honor: Bill & Mary Burns, Diane Duane, Ginjer Buchanan, Ian McDonald, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Steve Jackson. 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: https://dublin2019.com/.
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