Norwescon 34 December 31 Newsletter
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Fantasy of the Mind
April 21 - 24, 2011, SeaTac, WA
Norwescon is the Pacific Northwest's Premier Science Fiction and Fantasy convention. The 2011 convention is scheduled for April 21 - 24, 2011, at the DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport. Visit norwescon.org for complete details.
Norwescon eNewsletter December 2010
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Norwescon 34 Banquet
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ConCom Meeting Dates & Times
Exec Team Meeting:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General ConCom Meeting:
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Post Meeting Social:
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
For more information visit Staff/Volunteers at norwescon.org
THE NORWESCON ROOM BLOCK AT THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL IS SOLD OUT!
We have arranged for a Norwescon rate at the DoubleTree's sister hotel:
Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center
17620 International Blvd
$129.00 per night
For more information visit Hotel at norwescon.org.
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WRITER GUEST OF HONOR
Patricia A. McKilip's novels have been winners of the World Fantasy Award, Locus Award, and Mythopoeic Award, and have received numerous nominations for a variety of awards; in 2008, she was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. In addition to her well-know Riddlemaster trilogy, she has published more than 20 other novels and a number of short stories.
ARTIST GUEST OF HONOR
Kinuko Craft's work can be found on book covers, opera posters, fairy tale books, covers for many national magazines such as Time, Newsweek and The National Geographic, and has been added to the collection of the National Portrait Gallery. She is internationally recognized for her work and in 2008 was inducted in the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.
PSIence GUEST OF HONOR
Marie D. Jones is a a best-selling author, screenwriter, researcher, radio show host and public speaker. In addition to her current books she has also contributed to over 50 inspirational books for PIL/New Seasons, as well as hundreds of articles, essays and stories in magazines, online ezines, newspapers and anthologies, including five Chicken Soup for the Soul books. She is now a regular contributor to TAPS ParaMagazine, and writes for New Dawn Magazine and Phenomena Magazine.
"Pyr® is a science fiction and fantasy imprint from Prometheus Books, a leader in publishing books for the scientific, professional, library, educational, popular and consumer markets. Prometheus Books took its name from the courageous Greek god who gave fire to humans, lighting the way to reason, intelligence, and independence. Pyr, the Greek word for fire, continues this connection to fire and the liveliness of imagination." www.pyrsf.com
Jim Butcher is the author of two series, a contemporaty fantasy series "The Dresden Files" and the epic fantasy series "Codex Alera." According to his publisher's website Mr. Butcher is also a martial arts enthusiast whose resume includes a long list of skills rendered obsolete at least two hundred years ago.
Shannon K. Butcher's works fall in the realm of Paranormal Romance and Romantic Suspense. In addition to "The Delta Force Trilogy" and an ongoing paranormal romance series, "The Sentinel Wars," she has also published a stand-alone romantic suspense novel and several short stories.
NORWESCON 34 BANQUET - You're invited!
What a great way to start your Norwescon weekend!
Join us in Grand Ballroom 2 to dine with our Guests of Honor. Our honored guests will speak, we will present several awards and scholarship donations, and you may win a prize!
The Norwescon 34 Banquet
Thursday, April 21, 2010
5PM - 7PM
$30 per person
If you have any questions, drop us an email!
We can't do it without you!
You can help make Norwescon happen, especially when you volunteer time to assist with making sure everything runs smoothly and tasks are completed. This doesn't just happen while the convention is taking place. It starts the day before the convention and continues until the Monday following the convention.
By volunteering you can earn cool prizes, share in some of the behind the scenes fun, and compete for great rewards! And don't forget that by volunteering your time, you also get some great food and privileges at the convention, and during the summer at the Volunteer Picnic too! Take on a task or two to help make Norwescon 34 that much better than it already is. Contact us today!