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SF in SF at Convolution

September 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on SF in SF at Convolution

SF in SF will be part of Convolution! Join our guest moderator, Cliff Winning, and the convention Author Guests of Honor, Michael A. Stackpole and Tanya Huff! Thursday, September 25th Doors open at 6:30PM Event begins at 7:00PM Each author will read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A moderated by Cliff Winnig. Booksigning more »

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Tags: Cliff Winnig · Conventions · Michael A. Stackpole · Tanya Huff

FOGCon: March 11-13

January 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on FOGCon: March 11-13

A brand-new convention has arrived in San Francisco. FOGcon (“Friends of Genre” Con) is scheduled for March 11-13, 2011, so now’s the time to buy your membership. It’s a literary-themed San Francisco SF/F con in the tradition of Wiscon and Readercon, with Honored Guests ranging from writers to scientists to artists. We will build community, more »

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Tags: Ann VanderMeer · Conventions · Jeff VanderMeer · Mar11 · Pat Murphy

Potlatch: March 4-6

January 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Potlatch: March 4-6

Potlatch is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, literary event for the readers and writers of speculative fiction. At Potlatch, people talk to each other and participate in panel discussions about reading and writing speculative fiction. You’ll find conversations at the program events, in Algonquins (spontaneous member-generated programming), in writers workshops, in the consuite, in the halls, and more »

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Tags: Conventions · Mar11

February and March Dates

January 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

We now have firm line-ups for February and March as follows: Saturday February 12: Anne Harris, Pearl North, Jessica Freely & Lucy Bledsoe Thursday March 3: Patrick Rothfuss & Gail Carriger Monday, March 14: Jeff & Ann VanderMeer If you are wondering why we have four readers in February, it is because the many-talented Anne more »

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Tags: Conventions · Feb11 · Mar11 · Readings

Get Your Steampunk On

March 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Get Your Steampunk On

Friday, March 12th – Sunday March 14th Nova Albion Steampunk Convention, Emeryville, CA Lots of great vendors and makers in the Dealers’ Room at this awesome convention! “The Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition (March 12-14 in Emeryville) takes the best elements of traditional science fiction and fantasy conventions, combines them with the passion, ingenuity, and hands-on more »

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Tags: Conventions · Mar10

WonderCon is Coming

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on WonderCon is Coming

You’ll want to be there. This year’s WonderCon takes place from April 2 through April 4 at Moscone Center, San Francisco. Guests include: Sergio Aragones, Peter S. Beagle, Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, Colleen Doran, Mark Evanier, Stan Freberg, Adam Hughes, Adam Kubert, Joe Kubert, Tim Powers, Greg Rucka, Kevin Smith and Judd Winick.

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Tags: Apr10 · Conventions

The San Francisco Zine Fest

August 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on The San Francisco Zine Fest

August 22 – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM & August 23 – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM SFZF serves as a vital annual showcase of the diversity, vitality and ongoing exuberance of the small-press movement. Writers, cartoonists, crafters, illustrators, printmakers and all manner of artists will be in attendance. While the majority of the exhibitors more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Conventions

Azkatraz: A Harry Potter Convention

July 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

July 18-21, Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco Further details are available from their web site.

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Maker Faire

May 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Maker Faire

Saturday, May 30 – Sunday, May 31 Maker Faire: Build, Craft, Hack, Play Mame. Great fun! At the San Mateo Fairgrounds, 2495 South Delaware Street, San Mateo. A two-day, family-friendly event to MAKE, create, learn, invent, CRAFT, recycle, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology. The fourth more »

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Bay Area Storytelling Festival

May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bay Area Storytelling Festival

The 24th Bay Area Storytelling Festival takes place on May 16 and 17, 2009 at the Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, El Sobrante. Outstanding storytellers from around the world visit the Bay Area each Spring to bring to life tales old and new: folk tales, family stories, fables, recollections, ghost stories, tall tales, fairy tales, more »

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Tags: Conventions · May09