2020 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

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It was announced on Friday, April 10, 2020 at Norwescon 43, in (virtual) SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2019 in the U.S.A. is SOONER OR LATER EVERYTHING FALLS INTO THE SEA: STORIES by Sarah Pinsker. Special citation was given to THE LITTLE ANIMALS by Sarah Tolmie (Aqueduct Press).

Norwescon 2021 Guests of Honor Announcement

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2021 Guests of Honor

We are thrilled to announce that all of the Guests of Honor who were scheduled for Norwescon 43 have accepted our invitations to attend in 2021! Writer GOH – Jacqueline Carey Artist GOH – Sana Takeda Science GOH – Dr. Susan Langley Spotlight Publisher – TOR Books Writer Guest of Honor – Jacqueline Carey New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Carey … Read More

May ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? May’s Norwescon 43 post-con meeting will be held Saturday, May 2nd, 2020.

Norwescon 43 (was Postponed)

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For the health and safety of our community, due to the ongoing concerns about the coronavirus situation, and in accordance with the recent proclamations by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and the King County Public Health Department, we have decided to cancel this year’s convention. Norwescon 43 will be back in 2021.

NWC43 and COVID-19

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The Norwescon Executive team is closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation. At this time we have no major changes planned. As more concrete information becomes available and as we get closer to the convention weekend of April 9–12, 2020, we’ll communicate our plan for a safe, healthy event. In the meantime, wash your hands, stay healthy, and we’ll have more … Read More

News from Norwescon 43: February 2020

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Save the Date! Join us on Sunday, April 5th for the annual Norwescon Stuffing Party! Be the first in your neighborhood to see what sort of goodies everyone will receive in their swag bags! We might even have the latest programming grids on the wall for your perusal. Working at the stuffing party counts towards hours worked at the con. … Read More

March ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? March’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, March 7th, 2020.

The Info Table Needs You!

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Joining us at Norwescon 43? Looking for an easy way to dip your toe into volunteering? Whether you’re a long-time attendee who already knows all the ins and outs, or are still new to the weird and wonderful world of Norwescon, the Information Table would love to have your help! The Info Table is a great way to get a … Read More

February ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? February’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

News from Norwescon 43: January 2020

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NorwesKids Arts & Crafts Show! We are excited to announce our beloved NorwesKids Arts & Crafts Show at Norwescon! Young artists (ages 0-12) are encouraged to bring (or make) arts and crafts that we will put on display in Olympic 1 during the convention. All convention members will be welcome to vote on favorites in age-group categories. The submission window … Read More

January ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? January’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, January 18th, 2020.

December ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? December’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, December 14th, 2019.

The Norwescon Little Free Library Will Return!

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The Norwescon 42 Little Free Library was a great success and will be back for 2020! We are looking for donations: books, magazines, comics, media … we distributed well over a thousand items last year and are anticipating even more demand.

November ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? November’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, November 2nd, 2019.

October ConCom Meeting

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Would you like to help plan, organize, and create the Pacific Northwest’s premier science-fiction and fantasy convention? October’s Norwescon 43 planning meeting will be held Saturday, October 12th, 2019.

Call for Pros and Panel Ideas

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Call for panel ideas and pro applications!

It takes a village to organize a world-class science fiction and fantasy convention and we depend on hundreds of people to make Norwescon go each year. Here are two ways you can get involved and contribute in these areas!