Year in TALON Fandom: 2011 Guests
[Note: This listing is ONLY for events to be held in the following states: TX, AR, LA, OK, and NM.]
A Science Fiction and Fantasy Event
February 18-20, 2011
Crowne Plaza Suites
7800 Alpha Road
Dallas, TX 75240
(Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex area)
GOH: Jack McDevitt
GOH: Tim Powers
GOH: Brandon Sanderson
GOH: Brad W. Foster
2011 sees the tenth ConDFW science fiction and fantasy convention, dedicated to promoting the advancement of education with emphasis on sci-fi/fantasy/horror literature, publishing and writing, and science, to Dallas-Fort Worth, TX!
The Normal Features:
Art Show, Autographs, Dealer's Room, Con Suite, Panels & Readings, Gaming, Readings, Gallery Tables, Freebie Tables
And the Abnormalities:
Charity Book Swap, Hard Science Panels, Intergalactic Archaeology, "Late Night Double Feature", Ms. Celestial Starburst, ProArtist Drawing Challenge, Sci-Fi Spelling Bee, Short Story Contest
Sponsored by the Texas Speculative Fiction Association
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Convention
March 11-13, 2011
The University of Houston, Clear Lake campus
Candlewood Suites Houston-Clear Lake Extended Stay Hotel
2737 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77058
Greater Houston metropolitan area
GOH: Jody Lynn Nye
Guests: Linda Nightingale, Simon Nightingale, P.L. Blair, Julia S. Mandala, Rhonda Eudaly, Charlie Brown, & Bill Fawcett
Discussion Panels, Media Rooms, Feature Films, Scheduled and Open Gaming, Cosplay, LARPS, Dealers Room, Masquerade Ball, Con Suite, and more!
Presented by the UHCL Gamers' Guild.
Oldest & largest student-run science fiction convention in the U.S.
March 25-27, 2011
Hilton Hotel and Conference Center College Station
801 University Drive East
College Station, Texas 77840
College Station, Texas
Writer GOH: Catherynne M. Valente
Editor Guest: John Joseph Adams
Guest: John Mørke
Artist Guest: Martin Whitmore
Web Comic Guest: James L. Grant and Mel Hynes
Guest: The Airship Isabella
Guest: Sleeping Samurai
Ghost GOH: Dwayne McDuffie
That's right, AggieCon is hitchhiking it's way into 2011, and we've all brought our towels. Did you?
We will be at the Hilton again this year. Watch this space for information regarding room and badge prices.
...[D]emos, lectures, workshops, panel discussions, games, and media showings. Dealers Room, Art Show, Gaming, Cosplay, Video Room, Charity, etc.
See also AggieCon or Death!
Brought to you by Cepheid Variable
Houston's Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Conference
June 24-26, 2011
DoubleTree Houston Intercontinental Airport
15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77032
Houston, TX area
GOH: Martha Wells
Editor GOH: Ann VanderMeer
Artist GOH: B.E. Johnson [CANCELLED]
Fan GOH: Jeanne Gomoll
Special Guest: Rocky Kelley
Panels, Art Show & Auction, Authors, Artists, Scientists and more, Geek Track, ApolloKids, Concerts, Demos, Masquerade and Costume Awards, Dance, Clubs, Displays, Dealers Room, Gaming (including LARP), Film Festival, Media Room, Networking, Room Parties. Writer's Workshop.
Sponsored by the Houston Science Fiction Association, a 501(c)(3) organization.
A Fan-Operated Science Fiction and Fantasy Literary and Filk Convention
September 23-25, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel
14315 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
[Dallas near the Galleria]
(Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex area)
Guest of Honor: Gail Carriger
Music Guest of Honor: Joe Bethancourt
Fen Guest of Honor: Steven H Silver
Artist Guest of Honor: Vincent Di Fate
Science Guest of Honor: Les Johnson
Toastmaster: Bradley Denton
Special Guest: Lou Anders
Art Show & Auction, Dealers Room, Panels, Concerts, Filking, Short Story Contest, Writers Workshop, Children's Programming, Masquerade, Readings, Gaming, Demos, and lots more!
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.
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