If you’re a fan of color/non-white fan, Con or Bust currently has free memberships to attend three different SFF cons in October. Request them now first-come first-served!
- Maneki Neko Con, October 3-5, 2014, Matteson, IL, USA. Maneki Neko Con is an all-ages science fiction, fantasy, and Japanese animation – anime – gaming, comics, and miscellaneous geeky fandom convention in Chicago’s south suburbs. The organizers state that it is run and attended by 90% young people of color.
Maneki Neko Con has donated two memberships to Con or Bust, which must be claimed by September 21, 2014.
- GeekGirlCon, October 11-12, 2014, Seattle, WA, USA. GeekGirlCon is the celebration of the female geek. Check out some highlights from 2013.
GeekGirlCon has donated six passes to Con or Bust, of which four are still available.
- Sirens, October 16-19, 2014, Stevenson, WA, USA. Sirens is a conference on women in fantasy literature; its 2014 theme is “hauntings” and its Guests of Honor are Kendare Blake, Rosemary Clement-Moore, and Andrea Hairston.
Sirens has donated one membership to Con or Bust.
In addition, for your future planning purposes, several cons have donated assistance that will be available during the November 15-25 request period (at which time monetary assistance may also be requested), and thereafter if not claimed. These are behind the jump: