January 29th, 2016

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free memberships to CONvergence (& many other cons)

Originally posted at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. All comments must be made there.

The following SFF con memberships are newly available, first-come first-serve, to fans of color/non-white fans:

  • CONvergence, June 30 – July 3, 2016, Bloomington, MN, USA. CONvergence is an annual convention for fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy in all media: a 4-day event with more than 6,000 members, and the premiere event of its kind in the upper mid-west. Its Guests of Honor are Amal El-Mohtar, Amy Shira Teitel, Cam Banks, Christopher Jones, Daren Dochterman, Joseph Scrimshaw, Khary Payton, Mark Oshiro, and Ytasha Womack.</p>

    CONvergence has donated four memberships to Con or Bust.

There are also many, many other free con memberships available right now, and more that can be requested—along with monetary assistance—from February 15-25. Please see the Upcoming Cons page for the full list, and the Request Assistance page for information on how to request any currently-available memberships and to request all forms of assistance during February 15-25. And please spread the word!