The Art Show is Accepting Applications! The Norwescon 43 Virtual Art Show is now accepting applications. We’d love to hear from you! Headlined by our artist guest of honor, Sana Takeda, the Virtual Art Show is an online platform allowing you to exhibit your work and provide links to Norwescon members and the viewing public connecting to your own website, … Read More
This weekend, we emailed all members who had a membership for Norwescon 43 (2020) that was automatically rolled over to 2021. As already announced, our 2021 convention will be virtual, taking place online from April 1–4, 2021. Because of the difference in experience between a virtual event and an in-person event, we are offering all members a refund for the difference … Read More
Having a Virtual Convention Norwescon goes virtual! But… what does that even mean? We have to level with you. While we all really want to come together in person, we also want flying cars. Our crystal balls, psychics, and tea leaves are unable to guarantee that stuffing thousands of people into a hotel will be a good idea by next … Read More
Rather than risk missing another year, we’re taking the convention to a new frontier—online!
In the interest of the safety and health of our members, and due to the ongoing social distancing requirements and restrictions on gatherings, our summer events have been canceled.
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).
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
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.
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
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
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