Come join your fellow fen as we dive into science fiction and fantasy works from local Pacific Northwest authors!
Did you volunteer at Norwescon 41? Are you curious about volunteering at Norwescon 42? Then please join us on July 14th for our annual Norwescon Volunteer Picnic!
The Locus Awards are a science fiction and fantasy literary award determined by polls of readers of Locus magazine since 1971. Norwescon is proud to be a sponsor of the Locus Awards Weekend.
The Norwescon Art Show is proud to announce this year’s art show award winners. We would like to thank all of the artists for their outstanding contribution to this year’s show.
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’.
A memorial for Cheryl Ferguson will be held on Sunday, April 22, from 3–5 p.m. at the Kenmore Community Club Hall, 7304 NE 175th St, Kenmore WA 98028. This event will be a potluck, and all friends of Cheryl are invited to attend and celebrate her life.
Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? April’s Norwescon 41 post-con meeting will be held Saturday, April 28th, 2018.
Now that Norwescon 41 is over, you’ve been asking when registration and hotel reservations will be available for Norwescon 42. The short answer is soon… but not yet!
Congratulations to the winners of the Norwescon 41 Masquerade!
The winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2017 in the U.S.A. is BANNERLESS by Carrie Vaughn. Special citation was given to AFTER THE FLARE by Deji Bryce Olukotun (The Unnamed Press).
Some of you may have received multiple copies of your Norwescon 41 registration email. You also may have noticed that there’s a large blank area where normally there would be policies and rules. Whoops!
Please join us on Sunday, March 25 for fun and games as we take pieces of paper, paperback books, buttons and coupons and marry them together to form the packets that everybody receives at Registration.
Costumers — masquerade registration is open!
In addition to the many items donated for the charity auction, this year Norwescon is happy to offer the second half of the art collection donated by the Rolls family in 2017. The collection consists of what can be described as hard sci-fi art, spacescapes, rocket ships, and stars.
Our LAN Gaming options this year include a broad library of single-player games in addition to multiplayer games. Check out this list of what we’ll have available, then head up to Maxi’s during the con to get your game on!
The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2018 award year are Madeline Ashby, Brian Attebery, Christopher Brown, Rosemary Edghill, and Jason Hough.
We’ve been hard at work, and now the time has come to let you all dive in and see what we have in store for you at Norwescon 41!
Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? March’s Norwescon 41 planning meeting will be held Saturday, March 10th, 2018.
If you love the world of live-action science fiction, fantasy, and horror-tinged short films, don’t miss the Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Film Festival (SFFSFF) on March 24, 2018!
A quick update on booking hotel rooms at our host hotel: Standard rooms are booked, but Tower rooms and suites are still available!