Norwescon 44 November Newsletter

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Norwescon 44 November Newsletter


Norwescon 44


The November 2021 newsletter for Norwescon 44




November 15, 2021



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News from Norwescon - November 2021

Waypoint Norwescon - Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for Waypoint Norwescon, a two-day virtual relaxacon to be held January 15–16, 2022. For just $15 you can enjoy two days of content, catch up with friends in our social lounge space, and help support Norwescon.

More information at
Register here:

Club Table Sign-ups for Norwescon 44 are Open

Do you have a fannish club, group, convention, or organization which you wish to promote at Norwescon? Having a club table is a great way to talk about it with Norwescon members. The sign-up form is now available. Deadline to apply is December 15th.

Join Norwescon’s Bibliophiles for Winter Book Discussions

Norwescon’s Bibliophiles, the official book club of Norwescon will be discussing The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman on December 20, Starless by Jacqueline Carey on January 17, and You Sexy Thing by Cat Rambo on February 21. Discussions are held online using Google Meet from 7–8 p.m.

Register for the discussions at the Facebook group or email to be sent login information.

Open Position for Expert Information Wrangler

Norwescon is seeking applicants for the staff position of secretary second, to assist the exemplary current secretary, Michael Hanscom. This person would train in the position as backup and to potentially take over this executive team position for Norwescon 45. Candidates should have good organizational skills, with strong writing abilities preferred (many tasks involve documentation and communications). Interested? Questions? Email

Contribute to Our Living History

Have you visited our Norwescon Historical Archives recently? We have 44 years of convention history, with a lot of artifacts there to browse. However, we’d love to have more. If you have old flyers, programs, swag, shirts, or any other memorabilia, snap a picture or make a scan! Reach out to us if you’d like to send something physical. We welcome old photos for the photographic archives. We also gladly accept your stories and reminisces of con-related adventures. Please send all submissions or inquires can be sent in to

Submit Games for Norwescon 44

The games team is looking for people to run games for Norwescon 44. We have lots of space to work with, and can accommodate games of all kinds—board games, card games, role-playing games, miniatures, and story/narrative games!

You will need to purchase a registration before submitting. We are especially looking for introductory-level RPGs and newbie-friendly board/card games. Also kids games, family games, and dexterity games. Teaching sessions have highest priority. We look forward to folks teaching games to potential new gamers!

Ready to submit some games? Use our scheduled games submission form, here.

If you wish to run a tournament, you are a company looking for an industry demo table, or you have any questions/concerns, please contact our games department head Donna Prior at



“Norwescon 44 November Newsletter,” Norwescon History, accessed December 4, 2023,

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