Upcoming Events

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.


15–19 August 2019
DUBLIN 2019: AN IRISH WORLDCON (77th World Science Fiction Convention) at Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland, EU. 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.

13–15 September 2019
ALBACON 2019 (New York State Capital Area SF conference) at Ramada Plaza, Albany NY. Author Guest of Honor: Bruce Coville. Info: www.2019.albacon.org.

27–29 September 2019
BROWNCOATBALL (Firefly & Serenity fans conference) at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas NV. Info: www.browncoatball.com.

11–13 October 2019
VCON 43 (Vancouver BC SF conference) at Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Vancouver BC. Guests of Honor: Marion G. Harmon, Kasia SÅ‚upecka, Hope Nicholson, James Alan Gardner. Info: https://vcon.ca/.

18–20 October 2019
CAPCLAVE 2019 (Greater DC area SF conference) at Hilton Washington DC/Rockville, Rockville MD. Guests of Honor: Martha Wells, Robert J. Sawyer. Info: http://www.capclave.org; info@capclave.org; registration: Capclave 2019 Registration, c/o Sam Scheiner, 1518 North Edison Street, Arlington VA 22205-2638.

31 October–2 November 2019
BOUCHERCON 2019 (World Mystery Convention) at Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas TX. Guests of Honor: Peter Lovesey, Hank Phillippi Ryan, James Patterson, Deborah Crombie, Felix Francis, Harry Hunsicker, McKenna Jordan. Info: https://www.bouchercon2019.com/.

31 October–3 November 2019
WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION 20198 at Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles CA. Guests of Honor: Tad Williams, Reiko Murakami, Sheree Renée Thomas, Margo Lanagan, Beth Meacham.TM: Robert Silverberg. Info: https://wfc2019.org/.


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