Welcome to ArmadilloCon 40

August 3-5, 2018     Omni Southpark      Austin, TX

  • Guest of Honor: Deji Bryce Olukotun
  • Toastmaster: Aaron de Orive
  • Fan Guest: Craig W. Chrissinger
  • Special Guests: Holly Black & Robert J. Sawyer
  • More Guests TBA
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Writers’ Workshop page is live

We’ve added a page devoted to the ArmadilloCon Writers’ Workshop. This has information about the workshop including faculty, submission guidelines, and deadlines.

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We have a Fan Guest

Craig W. Chrissinger from New Mexico has agreed to be our Fan Guest. Craig has chaired or co-chaired Bubonicon 16 times, including this year. He has edited the Albuquerque SF Society’s newsletter for more than a decade. He has written for Starlog, Fangoria, Comics Scene, Sci-Fi Teen, Comics Buyer’s Guide, and Locus.

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We have a Guest of Honor!

Deji Bryce Olukotun will be ArmadilloCon 40’s Guest of Honor.

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We have another Special Guest

Hugo and Nebula-winning sf novelist Robert J. Sawyer will be joining our lineup of Special Guests.

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Reserving hotel rooms

We’ve updated our hotel page with a link to make room reservations online.

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Art Show page is live

We’ve just put up the Art Show page. This has information for artists who wish to exhibit their work at the ArmadilloCon Art Show.

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We have a Special Guest!

Holly Black has just been confirmed as our Special Guest. Bio from her website:

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll BonesThe Coldest Girl in Coldtown, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare) and The Darkest Part of the Forest. She has been a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.

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We have a Toastmaster!

Aaron de Orive has just agreed to be our Toastmaster. Bio from his Twitter feed:

Author and professional writer. Credits include Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Star Wars Galaxies, Star Wars: The Old Republic. Co-author of Blade Singer, creator of Shard the RPG.

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