February 25th, 2016

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free membership available to Balticon

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

Fans of color/non-white fans: the following new assistance is now available:

  • Balticon, May 27-30, 2016, Baltimore, MD, USA. Balticon is the Maryland regional Sci-Fi/Fantasy Convention Memorial Day Weekend sponsored by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society; 2016 is its 50th Anniversary, and it is inviting back all of its past Guests of Honor. This year’s Guests of Honor are George R. R. Martin, John Picacio, Bill and Gretchen Roper, and B. Shirley Avery and Martin Deutsch; the 2016 Heinlein Award Recipient is Kim Stanley Robinson and the Winner of Compton Crook Award 33 is Alexandra Duncan.

    An individual has donated a transferred membership to Balticon.

Request this membership now through the Request Assistance page; in addition, request monetary assistance to attend Balticon or other cons through the end of today, Thursday, February 25. (Monetary requests must be timestamped on or before 11:59 p.m. Eastern; I may or may not be awake to turn the form off.) Please spread the word!