February 23rd, 2016

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new memberships: Penguincon, World Fantasy Con

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

Fans of color/non-white fans: the following memberships can now be requested:

  • Penguicon, April 29 – May 1st, 2016, Southfield, MI, USA. Penguicon is a non-profit, community-run convention for open source software and hardware, science fiction, gaming, DIY, and more. Its Guests of Honor are Ann Leckie, Lingjia Tang, Jason Mars, Catherynne M. Valente, Deb Nicholson, and Ann Lemay.

    Penguicon has donated three memberships to Con or Bust.

  • World Fantasy Convention 2016, 27 – 30 October 2016, Columbus, OH, USA. The World Fantasy Convention is an annual gathering (almost a reunion) of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of Light and Dark Fantasy art and literature. The 2016 Guests of Honor are Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, L.E. Modesitt, Jr, and Randal Spangler.

    An individual has donated a transferred membership to Con or Bust.

To request these memberships, go to the Request Assistance page; and check out the Upcoming Cons page for many other cons that have donated memberships or hotel assistance. Please spread the word!