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.
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!
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.
A quick update on booking hotel rooms at our host hotel: Standard rooms are booked, but Tower rooms and suites are still available!
Norwescon has been donating memberships to Con or Bust for several years, and we are happy to announce that this year, we have donated four full Norwescon 41 memberships for distribution!