Welcome to ArmadilloCon 41


Guest of Honor: Rebecca Roanhorse
Toastmaster: Marshall Ryan Maresca
Fan Guest: Dan Tolliver
Editor Guest: Patrice Caldwell
Science Guest: Moriba K. Jah
Special Guest: Martha Wells

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Locus Award Winners at ArmadilloCon!

Congratulations to ArmadilloCon Guest of Honor Rebecca Roanhorse and Special Guest Martha Wells for winning 2019 Locus Awards.

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Professor Griffin is Coming!

Horror Host Professor Griffin will return to our con this year to do a live show on Saturday night: The Price is Right. A trailer filled tribute show/class/contest honoring the versatile Merchant of Menace himself, Vincent Price! This is an ALL AGES show.

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More Program Participants

We’ve added several more Regional Guests who will be panelists at ArmadilloCon.

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We Have a Special Guest!

Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award-winning author Martha Wells has agreed to be our Special Guest. She is best known recently for her science fiction series The Murderbot Diaries series. Other works include the Ile-Rien fantasy series and the science-fantasy series Books of the Raksura. She’s also written young adult novels, a couple of standalone novels, and books in the Stargate and Stars Wars universes. In the world of gaming, Martha was the lead writer for Magic: The Gathering‘s Dominaria expansion.

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New Writers’ Workshop Faculty

C. Stuart Hardwick, Michael Noll, and Holly Lynn Walrath have been added to the teaching roster.

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Crafts & Cocktails

Be sure to check out a special programming item we’ll be offering this year: Crafts & Cocktails. Sara Felix, Hugo base designer and ASFA President, will be leading this fun and laid back session where you can create while enjoying your favorite cocktail. There’ll be a small $5 fee to cover the cost of materials. Cocktails not included, so don’t forget to grab your drink from the bar. Space will be limited, so be sure to sign up when details are released. Check back here, more info coming soon!

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Writers’ Workshop Deadline Has Passed

Submissions are closed for the 2019 ArmadilloCon Writers’ Workshop.

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Writers’ Workshop Sponsored Seats All Taken

NOTICE: All of our sponsored seats have been claimed for the 2019 workshop! We are delighted at the response and look forward to seeing you all at the workshop. Information about our sponsored seat program for writers of color is on the workshop page. Hoping for a last-minute sponsorship? Fill out the sponsored seat form on the Writers’ Workshop page in order to be waitlisted. Anyone waitlisted for a sponsored seat or for the workshop will be notified on July 3rd.

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Writers’ Workshop Deadline is Friday!

Aspiring authors, it’s time to finish and send in your manuscripts. The deadline for submission to the ArmadilloCon 41 Writers’ Workshop is Friday, June 14, at 11:59:59 PM.

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