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World Fantasy 2017 - November 2 - 5, 2017 - San Antonio, Texas by (World Fantasy 05 November 2017 / ) - GUESTS: Tananarive DUE, Karen Joy FOWLER, Gregory MANCHESS, David MITCHELL, Gordon VAN GELDER TOASTMASTER: Martha WELLS

THEME: Secret Histories The Use of History in Fantasy is the program theme for our 2017 World Fantasy Convention.

Secret histories are tales which uncover an alternative history of our world (or another similar world) with the aid of fantasy literary devices. Some facets of the theme could be personal vs consensus reality in fantasy; historical fantasy; the uses and abuses of history within fantasy fiction.

(Source: World Fantasy)

Philcon 2017 - November 10-12, 2017 - Cherry Hill, NJ by (Philcon 10 November 2017 / ) - Philcon 2017 - November 11-12, 2017 - Cherry Hill, NJ
The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hill, NJ

About: Started in 1936, Philcon features cutting-edge programming about literature, art, television, film, anime, comics, science, gaming, costuming and cosplay, music, and other topics of interest to fans of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. We will also have many other attractions, such as our awesome Art Show and Auction; a Vendors' Room full of unique merchandise; a full slate of Children's/Family programming; our Writer's Workshop (featuring professional authors and editors); Concerts; the Time Traveler's Masquerade Ball, our Masquerade/Costume Competition, and more!

Guest of Honor:
Principal Speaker: Seanan McGuire (Mira Grant)
Musical Guest of Honor: Bed & Breakfast
Artist Guest of Honor: Don Maitz
Special Guest: Janny Wurts

(Source: Philcon)

AtomaCon - November 17-19, 2017 - North Charleston, SC by (AtomaCon 17 November 2017 / ) - ATOMACON (http://atomacon.org) is a nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for science fiction, fantasy, and science through related literary and other popular art forms. This is accomplished primarily through a convention to celebrate the history of and on-going contribution of science fiction, fantasy, science and related genres to art and popular culture.

AtomaCon (All Types of Media Arts Convention) is a family friendly,literary, gaming, Sci-f, Fantasy, Science and Technology convention for fans, by fans.

Guests: Keith DeCandido, Gail Z. Martin, Dimensional Riffs, Misty Massey, John Hartness, Noise Complaint, Joey Starnes, Matt Starnes, and Carol Cowles.

(Source: AtomaCon)

Chessiecon 2017 - November 24-26, 2017 - Baltimore, Maryland by (Chessiecon 24 November 2017 / ) - Location: Radisson North Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland.
Guests of Honor: Ada Palmer, Megan Willis, T.J. Burnside, and KIVA.
For more information, visit the convention website.

(Source: Chessiecon)

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