February 22nd, 2016

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memberships AND hotel assistance for Contact (Brisbane)

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

Fans of color/non-white fans, the following assistance is available now through February 25, 2016:



  • Contact 2016, 25-28 March, 2016, Brisbane, Australia. Contact is the 2016 National Speculative Fiction Convention in Australia. Its Guests of Honour are Ben Aaronovitch, Jill Pantozzi, Keri Arthur, Kirilee Barker, and Maria Lewis.

    As announced previously, Contact has donated two memberships to Con or Bust. It has also donated up to $550 AUD toward hotel accommodations.



Go to the Request Assistance page to request this assistance, and assistance to any other upcoming SFF con, now through February 25.

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Reminder: request assistance through Thursday, February 25

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

Reminder: Con or Bust will be accepting requests for assistance from fans of color/non-white fans to attend SFF cons through Thursday, February 25. (Requests must be timestamped on or before 11:59 p.m. Eastern; I may or may not be awake to turn the form off.)


Here’s how to request assistance, and here’s the list of upcoming cons for which specific assistance is available—there are a whole lot this quarter, so please check it out and spread the word!