Announcing the GoH Tea Party This year, Norwescon is thrilled to offer a new and exciting guest of honor event, the GoH Tea Party. The GoH Tea Party will provide a great way to spend time with our honored guests in an intimate setting. In addition to the opportunity to hang out with our GoHs, each attendee will have a … Read More
Get Ready to Play Open and Scheduled Games Online! The Norwescon Games Department is working hard to bring you all the gaming fun you expect at Norwescon, in a virtual environment. This will include both scheduled and open games online. At this time we are excited to announce we will be partnering with Tabletopia to offer board games on their … Read More
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!
We’ve finalized this year’s cycle of ConCom planning meeting dates! This year, all of our meetings will be held virtually using Zoom.
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.
This Sunday, May 10th, will be the cutoff date for ordering the limited-edition ‘No rwescon 2020’ shirt.
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
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
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
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