Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? September’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, September 14th, 2019.
Did you volunteer at Norwescon 42? Are you curious about volunteering at Norwescon 43? Then please join us on July 14th for our annual Norwescon Volunteer Picnic!
With great excitement, Norwescon announces the unofficial start of Norwescon Board Game Days to run concurrently with International Tabletop Day 2019 at Fantasium Comics and Games in Federal Way. Please join us hanging out, playing games, and promoting Norwescon!
The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2019 award year are….
Now that you’ve had a couple weeks to rest and recover from Norwescon 42, ready to start thinking about Norwescon 43? We sure are!
Norwescon 43 will be held April 9–12, 2020; our Science Guest of Honor will be Susan Langley. More announcements will come over this coming year!
It was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Norwescon 42, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2018 in the U.S.A. is: THEORY OF BASTARDS by Audrey Schulman (Europa Editions) Special citation was given to: 84K by Claire North (Orbit) The Philip …
The safety and comfort of all Norwescon members is of the utmost importance. That is why we have made some revisions to our photography policies in the post-Masquerade photo area.
We have received some updated information from the hotel, and in short: The hotel likely won’t be as crowded as we feared, but other lots are quite crowded. Please plan accordingly!
This year Norwescon will be holding our first ever raffle supporting our programs and services! Tickets will be only $5 and sold at the convention starting Thursday, April 18th. Must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets. Look for our floating raffle brigade during some events or stop by the info table.
Locus Awards, June 28-30, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Attending memberships are $65 and include the awards banquet and all Locus events except the Writers Workshop, plus a free six-month digital subscription to Locus. Price increases May 1, 2019, so purchase tickets now!
This year your Guest of Honor banquet ticket enters you into the Norwescon raffle — and our special guest of Honor Nancy Pearl has offered up a personalized reading list as one of the prizes!
The Museum of Pop Culture, in partnership with the Seattle International Film Festival, presents the 14th annual Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Film Festival on March 9th, 2019.
Did you know this year Norwescon will be having a raffle to raise money for future programs? We are excited to announce that our Special Guest Nancy Pearl has offered up a personalized reading list as one of the prizes!
The judges of the 2018 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust, are pleased to announce the seven nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award.
Start off your convention at our exclusive Guest of Honor Banquet held Thursday evening prior to opening ceremonies. The banquet features a full buffet dinner during which you will have the chance to converse with a Guest of Honor or special guest seated at your table.
Norwescon is pleased to announce our Executive Team for Norwescon 42.
Want to connect with the Norwescon community more than once a year? Do you like nature? Join us for a camping trip — a few days out in nature, with all your nerdy friends, and nothing to do but catch up on your summer reading and cook food over an open fire! Sounds great, right?
Come join your fellow fen as we dive into science fiction and fantasy works from local Pacific Northwest authors!
Norwescon 42 will be held April 18–21, 2019; our our Artist Guest of Honor will be Tran Nguyen, our Special Guest of Honor will be Nancy Pearl, our Spotlight Publisher will be Subterranean Press, and our theme will be ‘Don’t Forget Your Towel’.