Norwescon 40 November 21 Newsletter


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Norwescon 40 November 21 Newsletter


Norwescon 40


The 11/21/16 newsletter for Norwescon 40




November 21, 2016



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Norwescon 40

Over the Hills and Far Away

Some Sad News

Our planned Writer Guest of Honor, Charles de Lint, regretfully informed us that he will be unable to attend Norwescon 40. He hopes that he will be able to join us in the future and wishes everyone a great time at the convention.

The new Writer Guest of Honor will be announced as soon as possible, so stay tuned!

Even More Sad News

Longtime Norwescon volunteer, Patrick Nash, passed away earlier this month. The memorial service was held on November 18th at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent. More details can be found at his obituary link here. Patrick will be missed and we would like to extend our condolences to his family and friends.

News From the Hotel

Suite reservations are still open and available until the rooms are gone.

For more information and to request a suite go to

Some Good News

The writers' workshop at Norwescon offers feedback from writing professionals that will help you improve your science fiction, fantasy and horror short fiction and novels. You'll find our guidelines here -- but don't delay! Submit your manuscripts by 11:59 p.m. PST on Dec. 4, 2016 for a place in the 2017 workshop.

Even More Good News

Norwescon's Art Show is now accepting submissions for the second annual Emerging Artist Competition for young adults aged 14- 18. To see the amazing prizes (including cash and a chance to display your art) and contest rules please visit the competition page here. We would like to thank our sponsor, the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists, for their generous support of this event.

In This Issue

Charles de Lint
Patrick Nash
Hotel Suites
Writers' Workshop
Emerging Artists Competition


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