Norwescon 40 Daily Zine (Saturday)

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Title

Norwescon 40 Daily Zine (Saturday)

Subject

Norwescon 40

Description

The Saturday issue of the Norwescon 40 daily 'zine.

Creator

Cheryl Dyson

Publisher

Norwescon

Date

April 15, 2017

Language

English

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Norwescon 40 years!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The 2017 Philip K. Dick award winner has been announced!

The winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2016 in the U.S.A. is:

THE MERCY JOURNALS by Claudia Casper (Arsenal Pulp Press)

Special Citation was given to:

UNPRONOUNCEABLE by Susan diRende (Aqueduct Press)

The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for distinguished science fiction pub- lished in paperback original form in the United States. The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the award ceremony is sponsored by the NorthWest Science Fiction Society. The 2016 award was given to APEX by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot) with a special citation to ARCHANGEL by Margue- rite Reed (Arche Press).

The award judges were Michael Armstrong (chair), Brenda Clough, Meg Elison, Lee Konstantinou, and Ben Winters.

This year’s judges will be announced shortly.

Both authors are onsite today and can be found in Autograph Session 1 in Grand 2 at 2:00 p.m. Please give them a warm congratulations!

Guests of Honor Schedules—Saturday

Ian McDonald * Writer Guest of Honor

Interview and Q&A with Ian McDonald Noon to 1:00 p.m. (Evergreen 1&2)

Autograph Session One 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Autograph Session Two 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Cory Ench * Artist Guest of Honor

Interview and Q&A with Cory & Catska Ench 11:00 to noon (Evergreen 1&2)

Autograph Session One 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Autograph Session Two 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Plants & Animals of the Pacific Northwest 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Cascade 11)

Catska Ench * Artist Guest of Honor

Interview and Q&A with Cory & Catska Ench 11:00 to noon (Evergreen 1&2)

Autograph Session One 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Autograph Session Two 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Plants & Animals of the Pacific Northwest 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Cascade 11)

Over the Hills: SFF Landscapes 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Cascade 10)

Ethan Siegel * Science Guest of Honor

Interview and Q&A with Ethan Siegel 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Evergreen 1&2)

Autograph Session One 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Autograph Session Two 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

The Year is 2067 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Evergreen 1&2)

Nancy Kress * Toastmaster

Making Up Stories—and Making Them Better: Writing Workshop 11:00 a.m. to noon (Cascade 12)

Autograph Session One 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Grand 2)

Interview and Q&A with Nancy Kress 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Evergreen 1&2)

Angry Robot Books * Spotlight Publisher

What’s New at Angry Robot 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Evergreen 1&2)

CONCERTS

It's the return of THE BIG BIG SHOW! We will DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE with DOUBLE CONCERT BLOCKS!

2pm: Your latest favorites helping keep Portland weird, it's THE PDX BROADSIDES!

3pm: Brace for the full-frontal harmony barrage of CELT CHECK!

4pm: Turn out in full force for Norwescon filk heroes VIXY & TONY!

Then go eat dinner because you'll need to build up your energy to party all night because

9:30pm: NATHANIEL JOHNSTONE & FRIENDS

...a several-act supershow starting at 9:30 p.m. and running late late late into the night. It's like nothing you've seen at Norwescon, we promise.

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

You don’t have to stick your Norwescon Comment Cards into a bottle and chuck it into Bow Lake to tell us your thoughts. You can just bring them to the Information table or the Con Office. Or email, call, or post; just check out the back of the card – there’s one in your Registration Packet. And you’ll have a whole hour to tell us live and in person tomor- row at 5pm in Evergreen 3-4. We know you don’t want to go home.

No smartphone? Guidebook is also available online for your PC, tablet, or other portable devices!

Just go to www.guidebook.com and click on FIND A GUIDE then type Norwescon in the box. Select the Norwescon 40 icon and then scroll down to the AVAILABLE ON THESE PLATFORMS sec on. Then click WEB! Not exactly easy, but it’s there.

Want Change?

Everyone you see working at Norwescon is a volunteer. Several departments had little to no staff this year, so if things didn’t run as smoothly as you would like, you can always volunteer and be the change that you want to see! As perks, you’ll get a cool STAFF shirt and discounted membership! Bring a friend!

Content Suggestions?

Do you want to contribute to the Daily ‘Zine? Send any ideas, requests, or suggestions to zine@norwescon.org. All items must be received before 9:00 p.m. to be considered for the next day.

Movie Previews are off the air

No previews today, but get ready for the triumphant return of our Sunday show tomorrow at Noon in Evergreen 1 with “why? Why? WHY?” included at no cost to you!

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Citation

Cheryl Dyson, “Norwescon 40 Daily Zine (Saturday),” Norwescon History, accessed August 20, 2017, http://history.norwescon.org/items/show/374.

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