Readercon 25, July 10-13, 2014, Burlington Marriott, Burlington, Massachusetts. by Convention Report by Daniel Dern
(Readercon 10 July 2014 / ) - Readercon is an annual conference or convention devoted to "imaginative literature" -- literary science fiction, fantasy, horror, and the unclassifiable works often called "slipstream".
A typical Readercon features over 150 writers, editors, publishers, and critics, attracting prominent figures from across the U.S., and from Canada, the U.K., and occasionally even Australia and Japan. They are joined by some 600 of their most passionate and articulate readers for a long weekend of intense conversation.
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Confluence - July 25 - 27, 2014 - Mars, PA by
(Confluence 25 July 2014 / ) - From the website: Confluence is the Pittsburgh, PA premier literary Conference focused on Science Fiction, Fantasy and horror. Confluence participants include many award winning authors and editors who enjoy meeting and talking with Confluence members. Panel discussions and talks are held all day, each day during the con, that will broaden and deepen your appreciation of literary Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.
We also offer a variety of of activities such as art demos by guest artists and entertainment items that span the spectrum from poetry readings, to musical filk concerts. Come experience our bountiful consuite, the ever-expanding art show and our book-crammed dealers room or visit the video room. And don't forget to stick around for the annual, Saturday evening travesty performance, presented by the Parallax Second Players. (Source: Confluence)
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