Chicon 8 may be over, but for many of our members, so many wonderful memories were made in five short days. And as the Chengdu committee reminded us during the closing ceremony, welcoming us in song to celebrate Worldcon 2023, Continue reading Ad Astra: To the Stars and Back Again
Fan from 2012 Found! A team of Star Chart roving reporters, following up on rumors from hotel staff, located a long-lost fan from Chicon 7. Keith Pavane from Chelm, Ohio had been wandering the tunnels underneath the Hyatt since the Continue reading Uncharted: No, not the one with Marky Mark’s cat
Congratulations to Glasgow 2024, officially selected as the site of the 82nd World Science Fiction Convention! You can view full tables of the Site Selection Reports for Worldcon 2024 and NASFiC 2023 below. Please enjoy these photos from Sunday’s WSFS Continue reading Glasgow 2024: A Worldcon for All Our Futures
Dead Dingo Drop-In and Farewell Party The dead dingo drop-in and farewell party is late on Monday night, starting at 2200 (10 pm) and finishing when the vampires leave the shadows (after midnight, say 0100). Befitting the theme, you will Continue reading Party News for Monday (Final Update)
Every journey comes to an end, and in the words of the fabulous Carol Burnett, I’m so glad we had this time together. The Worldcon community has proven itself to be a community of resilience, a community of enthusiasm, and Continue reading Sunrise Edition: Day Five (with Con Updates)
With the 2022 Hugo Award Ceremony concluded and the closing ceremonies nearly upon us, the newsletter team would like to thank you, the members of Chicon 8, for joining us on this adventure. Trust us, you’ll want to stick around Continue reading Ad Astra: The Stars My Celebration
The winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards, the Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the Astounding Award for Best New Writer were announced at the Hugo Award Ceremony at Chicon 8 on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at 8:00 PM CDT Continue reading 2022 Hugo Award Ceremony: Winners and Finalists
The Chicon 8 Masquerade was held on September 3rd, 2022 in the Grand Ballroom of the Chicago Hyatt Regency. As with previous Worldcons, the show began with a presentation of the entries, accompanied by wonderfully entertaining introductions by master of Continue reading Masquerade! Astounding Faces on Parade!