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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ArmadilloCon Incident Report

There was an incident at ArmadilloCon on Saturday night. A program participant who had gone significantly off-topic on a panel subsequently laid hands on another attendee. Several other attendees intervened and separated the two. 

The convention was notified of the incident and proceeded to suspend the program participant from programming pending the outcome of the investigation.  After speaking to several witnesses of this public incident and the program participant, the convention committee concluded that the program participant had violated the ArmadilloCon Code of Conduct.

The program participant was removed permanently from the programming schedule, their membership was revoked, and they left the convention without incident. 

ArmadilloCon cannot and will not tolerate violations of our Code of Conduct at the convention. Respect toward fellow attendees is paramount. 

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“What You Should Have Read (Novels)” Panel

Books Mentioned on What You Should Have Read (Novels)
Panelists: Jeremy Brett, Wilie Siros, J. A. Sutherland, Holly Lyn Walrath, D. L. Young
Date: August 3, 2019

Novels Since Last ArmadilloCon

  • The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Long Black by J. M. Anjewierden
  • Critical Failures series by Robert Bevan
  • The Powers of the Earth by Travis J. I. Corcoran
  • This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
  • Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
  • Empress of Forever by Max Gladstone
  • The Tales of Pell (series) by Kevin Hearne and Delilah S. Dawson
  • For the Killing of Kings by Howard Andrew Jones
  • A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King
  • The Dream of the Iron Dragon by Robert Kroese
  • Dragon Republic by R. F. Kuang
  • Level Five by William Ledbetter (audiobook)
  • The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons
  • A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
  • Luna: Moon Rising by Ian McDonald
  • Thin Air by Richard K. Morgan
  • Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction by Alec Nevala-Lee
  • Waste Tide by Chen Quifan (translated by Ken Liu)
  • Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Tilted Axis by David Ryker and Daniel Morgan
  • The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling
  • Fall: or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson
  • The Iron Dragon’s Mother by Michael Swanwick
  • Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark
  • Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
  • Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  • Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells
  • Harbinger (series) by Jeff Wheeler
  • The Fire Opal Mechanism by Fran Wilde
  • The Ascent to Godhood by JY Yang

Upcoming Novels of Note

  • A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  • Turning Darkness into Light by Marie Brennan
  • And Go Like This by John Crowley
  • Deeplight by Frances Hardinge
  • The Sky Done Ripped by Joe R. Lansdale
  • Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
  • The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
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“Movies You Should Have Seen” Panel

Films Mentioned on What Did I Miss? Movies You Should Have Seen
Panelists: A. T. Campbell II, Dave Hardy, Derek A. Johnson
Date: August 2, 2019

  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Apollo 11
  • Bird Box
  • Border
  • Brightburn
  • Cam
  • Captive State
  • Crawl
  • Halloween
  • Mandy
  • Midsommar
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • One Cut of the Dead
  • Overlord
  • The Perfection
  • Piercing
  • Post-Apocalypto
  • Prospect
  • Psychokinesis
  • Shazam!
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Suspiria
  • Us
  • Venom
  • The Wandering Earth
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Programming Update

Our convention’s Program Grid is online.

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ArmadilloCon in the Media!

Joe Gross of the Austin American-Statesman wrote a nice article about ArmadilloCon 41.

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ArmadilloCon Mobile Guide

ArmadilloCon has a Mobile Guide this year. Scan this QR code to access it.

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Advanced Registration is Closed

Advance registration is now closed. At-the-door rates are the following:
3 Day Pass: $65
2 Day Pass: $60
1 Day Pass Sat: $45
1 Day Pass Fri/Sun $25
Student (with ID): $30
Children (7-12): $25

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Take Our Fannish Feud Survey!

Fill out the survey that will be used in Saturday’s game event.

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The Schedule is Out!

Our program schedule has been released!

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  • Program Participant Scott A. Johnson has canceled.
  • Program Participant Brian Trent has canceled.
  • Program Participant Trekena Prevost has canceled.
  • Artist Peri Charlifu has canceled.
  • Artist Stephen Montalvo has canceled.
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