Year in Fandom: 2004 Guests

[Note: This listing is ONLY for events to be held in the following states: TX, AR, LA, OK, and NM.]


Houston's only general Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Con
June 25-27, 2004
Embassy Suites (US 59, exit Gessner)
Houston, TX
GOH: Selena Rosen
Artist GOH: Cathey Osborne
Science GOH: Paul Abell
Science GOH: Bonnie Cooper
Guests: Lee Martindale, Kandy S. Jarvis, Julia Blackshear Kosatka, Michael Martinez, Tangled Puppet, & Bennie Grezlik
Panels, Art Show, Masquerade, Dealers Room, Filking, Book Exchanges, Film Screenings. A relatively new convention guaranteed to carry you worlds away into the realm of Fantasy and SF.A place where fun and imagination come together.
For more information, write:
P.O.Box 541822
Houston, TX 77254-1822
Or send email
Sponsored by the Houston Science Fiction Association, a 501(c)(3) organization.

ArmadilloCon 26

Literary Science Fiction Convention.
August 13-15, 2004
Doubletree Hotel
Austin, Texas
GOH: Sharon Shinn
Artist Guest: Charles Vess
Mystery Guest: Barbara Hambly
Mystery Guest: Charlaine Harris
Editor Guest: Stanley Schmidt
Fan Guest: Chaz "Hazel" Boston Baden
Toastmaster: K.D. Wentworth
Panels, Art Show, Gaming, Charity, Writer's Workshop, Artist's Workshop, Dealer's Room, and more!
For more information, call 512-477-6259
Or write:
ArmadilloCon 27
P.O. Box 27277
Austin, TX 78755
Or send email
Sponsored by the Fandom Association of Central Texas, a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization

Bubonicon 36

Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
August 27-29, 2004
Wyndham Airport Hotel
Albuquerque, NM
GoH: Connie Willis
Artist GoH: David Mattingly
Toastmaster: Gardner Dozois

FenCon 2

A Fan-Operated Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary & Filk Convention in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area
September 24-26, 2004
(Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex area)
GOH: Larry Niven
Filk GOH: Michael Loncor
Fen GOH: Jim Murray
Toastmistress: Elizabeth Moon
Writers, Filk, Panels, Videos, Lots of fun stuff. New for this year is a Writers Workshop (conducted by Mike Resnick), a Short Story Contest, and an Art Show and Auction. "Of the fen, by the fen, and for the fen...again!"
For more information, write:
P. O. Box 560576
The Colony, TX 75056-0576
Or send email
FenCon is a production of the Dallas Future Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, literature, and music for the future of all mankind.


Combination science fiction convention & Linux/Open Source Expo
October 8-10, 2004
Austin, Texas
Guest: Eric Raymond
Guest: Howard Tayler
Author & Editor Guest: Eric Flint
Gaming Guest: Steve Jackson
Media Guest: Wil Wheaton
Literary SF track, Gaming track, and an Anime track with a very strong presence in the dealer's room. Plus two sf panel tracks, a well-stocked con suite, cosplay (including Masquerade and Dance), filk, author readings and signings, art show, 24-hr video room, and LARP. On the Linux side, a three-day LUG (Linux Users Group) meeting and technical conference, multiple panel tracks, computing tutorials, computer gaming, computer vendors, etc.
For more information, see Linucon


A General Interest Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
November 19-21, 2004
Norman, Oklahoma area
Panda of Honor: Mel Odom
Toast Panda: Selina Rosen
Artist Panda: David Lee Anderson
Gaming, art room, dealers room.
For more information:
c/o Troublemakers
PMB 174
1620 SW 89th Street, Suite F
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
Or send email

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