August 22nd, 2016

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request assistance (including new con memberships!) through August 25

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

Fans of color/non-white fans:

Now through Thursday, August 25, request assistance to attend upcoming SFF cons. This includes the following free memberships:

  • 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. (Another transferred membership has been claimed.)

  • Capricon, February 16-19, 2017, Wheeling, IL, USA. Capricon’s Author Guest of Honor is Beth Revis; Artist Guest of Honor is Nilah Magruder; and Fan Guest of Honor is Meg Frank.

    Capricon has donated two memberships to Con or Bust, and individuals have donated four memberships, to be claimed by January 15, 2017.

  • LexiCon, 2-4 June 2017, Taupō, New Zealand. LexiCon is the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. Its Guest of Honour is Seanan McGuire (aka Mira Grant); its Fan Guest of Honour is John Toon; and its Ghost of Honour is Orville, a rat in the Hobbit films.

    LexiCon has donated two memberships to Con or Bust, to be claimed by May 25, 2017.

Request these memberships, assistance to attend these cons, other free memberships, or assistance to attend any upcoming SFF con, at the Request Assistance page. Thanks, and please spread the word!