Saturday, August 20, 2011

LoneStarCon 3 wins 2013 Worldcon bid for San Antonio

Gibberish: LoneStarCon 3 wins 2013 Worldcon bid for San Antonio: The World Science Fiction Convention will return to Texas for the first time since 1997 after voting results announced Aug. 20 at Renovation, the 2011 Worldcon, awarded the right to host the international conference to the Texas in 2013 bid.

LoneStarCon 3-–the 71st World Science Fiction Convention-–will be held Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2013, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Mariott Rivercenter and Mariott Riverwalk will serve as the host hotels.

The guests of honor list for LoneStarCon 3 includes Ellen Datlow, James Gunn, Norman Spinrad, Darrel K. Sweet and Willie Siros, with Paul Cornell serving as toastmaster and featuring special guests Leslie Fish and Joe R. Lansdale.

3 comments:

Bud said...

Whoopee! I'll plan to be there unless I'm broke or dead! (and maybe even then)

William Dylan Powell said...

Sweet! Joe R. Lansdale is awesome. So is San Antonio, for that matter.

Bill Crider said...

It should be great.