Fan Gatherings

  • Box of Tricks: A Pros Big Bang Fanfiction Challenge

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 6 февраля 2015 - 4:15pm
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    Writer signups close March 1 and artist signups begin May 1 for the sixth annual Professionals Big Bang. Final stories will be at least 15,000 words. Look for posting in October!

  • Eastercon: Dysprosium

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в среду, 14 января 2015 - 3:28pm
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    Held every Easter weekend since 1955, Eastercon is also known as the British National Science Fiction Convention. Guests of honor are Jim Butcher (Dresden Files author), author and filker Seanan McGuire, steampunk artist Herr Döktor (Ian Crichton), and longtime fandom contributor Caroline Mullan. The event also includes the Dalekdrome, in which competitors first making over a remote-controlled Dalek and then running it through an obstacle course.

  • Hobbit Big Bang 2.0 Artist Claims

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в среду, 14 января 2015 - 2:57pm
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    It's the second run of the Hobbit Big Bang, with story rough drafts due April 1 and artist claims opening April 4. Crossovers and AUs are allowed, but stories should focus on The Hobbit (books, films, or RPF). Posting runs from May 10-24.

  • NordicFuzzCon

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 9 января 2015 - 4:16pm
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    NordicFuzzCon bills itself as "Scandanavia's largest furry convention," and this year's theme is the Enchanted Forest. Events include dances with live DJs, tabletop gaming, and panels discussing art and costuming. Guests of honor are artist EosFoxx and video producer EZwolf (Bitter Lake).

  • Armageddon Expo

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 9 января 2015 - 3:51pm
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    The Dunedin, NZ, event is the first in the celebration of 20 years of the Armageddon Expo. Guests include DJ Qualls (Z Nation and Supernatural), Simon Fisher-Becker (Doctor Who), and Alaina Huffman (Supernatural, Smallville, and Stargate Universe). The Expo has additional dates and different lineups in Christchurch and Hamilton in March.

  • Worldcon 2015

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 9 января 2015 - 3:41pm
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    "Sasquan" is the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Worldcon, the annual gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans. Worldcons are the site of the Hugo Awards, the premier awards in the science fiction field, recognizing the greatest books and stories, related works, film, television, podcasts, and fan works.

    Get fan impressions of Worldcon on Fanlore.

  • Escapade 2015

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 9 января 2015 - 3:37pm
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    Subtitled "the slash slumber party," Escapade is celebrating 25 years of bringing slash fans together. The event has three panel tracks--fandom-specific, meta discussion, and tech--and panel discussion is "highly interactive." Attendance is capped at 150. Read fan impressions of Escapade at Fanlore.

  • Queers and Comics Conference

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в понедельник, 5 января 2015 - 2:29pm
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    The conference brings LGBTQ cartoonists, comics writers, and artists together with scholars and fans in order to document the history and significance of queer comics. It spotlights the veterans of LGBTQ cartooning in North America and internationally, with forums for working artists to share their knowledge and to discuss how to navigate the comics industry.

  • Mpreg Cosplay Smutface Partytown

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в субботу, 3 января 2015 - 12:58pm
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    A one-night subscription fan club devoted to the subversive and emotionally charged figure of the fan. Featuring unusual fan works by guest fans and artists working with fan-like tendencies including Karukara, James Unsworth, Jennifer Chan, and Jennifer Otter Bickerdike. This event explores the evolution of the fan as an unassuming model for invention, mobilization and revolt.

  • Back to the ConFusion

    Опубликовал(а) Jennifer Rose Hale в пятницу, 12 декабря 2014 - 3:45pm
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    This event was founded in 1974 as the “AA Relax-I-Con” by the University of Michigan Science Fiction Club. It has been held every year since. Guests of honor include author Karen Lord, researcher Dr. Cynthia Chestek, and "gaming gurus" Monte Cook and Shanna Germain.

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