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 by the beach, 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?
As just tabulated and announced at the post-con meeting post-meeting social, here are the results of the Norwescon 41 elections: Loree Parker (chair), Tonya Clark (vice-chair), Jackie Nordquist and Katrina Marier (GOH Committee), and the bylaw change was approved.
It’s once again time for our post-convention roundup of links! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been keeping an eye out for your blog posts, photo sets, and videos from Norwescon 40 to see what all you were saying. Here’s what we found!
The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2017 award year are Robert Onopa, Deborah J. Ross, James Stoddard, Amy Thomson, and Rick Wilber.
Congratulations to the winners of the Norwescon 40 Masquerade!
It was announced on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Norwescon 40, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2016 in the U.S.A. is: THE MERCY JOURNALS by Claudia Casper (Arsenal Pulp Press). Special citation was given to: UNPRONOUNCEABLE by Susan diRende (Aqueduct Press).
This year’s Hugo Award nominations were announced today, and several of the nominees are past or current Norwescon attendees, either as Guests of Honor or as attending professionals (and sometimes both!).
The Norwescon team invites you to hang out in the Convention Lounge: the convention’s ‘living room’. The Convention Lounge offers a more comfortable, intimate space than our former Hospitality.
Brief tips for picking up your badge for Norwescon 40 as quickly and easily as possible!
Norwescon’s charity auction is always fun and exciting but this year’s event is going to be very special. In addition to all the amazing donations we receive each year from our dealers, artists, and members, we have received an amazing donation of art from the collection of the Rolls Family.
Are you a member of the convention that uses the Norwescon Cloak Room to store your belongings during the day? Well, we have some hard news to relay to you. At this time, we will be running the cloak room on a very limited basis during this year’s convention.
Every year Norwescon features a broad slate of artists, local organizations and clubs, vendors, and over two hundred pros and panelists. This year is no different, and now you can get a peek at who all you’ll be seeing in the halls and rooms of this year’s con!