News from Norwescon May 2024

News from Norwescon banner with an image of the Earth at night as seen from the International Space Station

We will welcome Tracy Drain, Isis Asare, and Paizo to Norwescon 47; NWC47’s chair, vice-chair, and GOH selection committee have been elected; thanks for your support for Young Black and Brilliant; our Little Free Library re-homed thousands of books this year; and we’re looking for panel ideas and panelists for NWC47!

Norwescon Board Game Days!

With great excitement, Norwescon announces the unofficial start of Norwescon Board Game Days to run concurrently with International Tabletop Day 2019 at Fantasium Comics and Games in Federal Way. Please join us hanging out, playing games, and promoting Norwescon!

It’s our First Norwescon Raffle!

This year Norwescon will be holding our first ever raffle supporting our programs and services! Tickets will be only $5 and sold at the convention starting Thursday, April 18th. Must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets. Look for our floating raffle brigade during some events or stop by the info table.

2019 Locus Awards Weekend

Locus Awards 2019

Locus Awards, June 28-30, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Attending memberships are $65 and include the awards banquet and all Locus events except the Writers Workshop, plus a free six-month digital subscription to Locus. Price increases May 1, 2019, so purchase tickets now!

Youth Writers Workshop

EMP Museum is excited to partner with The Fairwood Writers group and Norwescon to kick off the call for submissions for EMPs 2017 Write Out Of This World: Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Contest by offering a Youth Writers Workshop.

Norwescon 38 PostCon Report

Norwescon had a good year this year. Thanks to the popularity of our GoHs, we drew in a large number of new members, while still keeping costs under control. We ended with a surplus, which goes into our reserves to be used for years when we run at a loss.

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