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Friday, November 10
 

7:00pm

Autographs: Jay Smith and Paul Levinson
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Paul Levinson

guest
Paul Levinson, PhD, is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC. His science fiction novels include The Silk Code (winner of Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999), Borrowed Tides (2001), The Consciousness Plague (2002), The Pixel... Read More →
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Jay Smith

Jay Smith is an award-winning audio dramatist, author, and podcast producer. He is the creator and writer of the online zombie horror series HG World, pulp adventure serial Hidden Harbor Mysteries, and the upcoming weird western series The Road to Renascence. His books include the... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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8:00pm

Autographs: Ken Altabef and David Walton
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Ken Altabef

An active SFWA member, Ken's short fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone, Daily Science Fiction, Intergalactic Medicine Show, BuzzyMag, Abyss & Apex, Perihelion and others. His latest YA fantasy, GIANT SLAYERS, was released last year. His first... Read More →
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David Walton

David Walton is the author of the 2017 science fiction thriller THE GENIUS PLAGUE, winner of the Campbell Award for best novel. He also won the Philip K. Dick award in 2009 for his first novel, TERMINAL MIND. He lives near Philadelphia with his wife and seven children. By day, he... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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9:00pm

Autographs: Janny Wurts and Tom Doyle
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Tom Doyle

Tom Doyle is the author of a contemporary fantasy trilogy from Tor Books. In the first book, American Craftsmen, two modern magician-soldiers fight their way through the legacies of Poe and Hawthorne as they attempt to destroy an undying evil--and not kill each other first. In the... Read More →
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Janny Wurts

Special Author/Illustrator Guest, Philcon 2017.For more info, please visit https://philcon.org/guests#91


Friday November 10, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
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Saturday, November 11
 

10:00am

Autographs: Anna Kashina
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Anna Kashina

Anna Kashina's writing draws on her diverse backgrounds as a Russian-born scientist, a competitive ballroom dancer, and a fan of martial arts, history, and folklore. She is the author of the award-winning “Majat Code” series featuring adventure fantasy, medieval politics, assassins... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
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11:00am

Autographs: Jon McGoran and Amy Howard Wilson
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Jon McGoran

Jon McGoran is the author of Spliced, a near-future YA science fiction thriller from Holiday House Books that Kirkus calls, “Timely, thrilling, and more than a little scary.” He is currently working on books 2 and 3 in the series. He is also the author of the acclaimed ecological... Read More →
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Amy Howard Wilson

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Best know as the voice of Nova in Seasons 1 & 2 of the one and only "Star Blazers", and Miranda in "The Irresponsible Captain Tylor" OVA. I met my hubby Dave in Atlanta (at a con, of course!) in 1998 and we were married on October 14, 2000. For the last 14 years, we've been living... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Autographs: Bill Sutton and Brenda Sutton of Bed & Breakfast
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Bill Sutton

Musical Guest of Honor, Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast is the eclectic duo of Bill and Brenda Sutton. These friendly, charming, entertainers-for-hire specialize in Irish pub songs and unusual modern folk/acoustic music from songwriters like Christine Lavin, Jim Stafford, Steve Goodman, and Harry Chapin. The couple also... Read More →
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Brenda Sutton

Musical Guest of Honor, Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast is the eclectic duo of Bill and Brenda Sutton. These friendly, charming, entertainers-for-hire specialize in Irish pub songs and unusual modern folk/acoustic music from songwriters like Christine Lavin, Jim Stafford, Steve Goodman, and Harry Chapin. The couple also... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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1:00pm

Autographs: James L. Cambias and April Grey
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James L. Cambias

James Cambias was born and raised in New Orleans. He studied the History of Science at the University of Chicago. He worked briefly for two book publishers, but has been a full-time writer since 1991. His published work includes more than a dozen roleplaying supplements, and 16 short... Read More →
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April Grey

April Grey's short stories can be found in various anthologies, both in print and on-line. Her collections of short stories, The Fairy Cake Bake Shoppe, and I'll Love You Forever are also available through Amazon. She is the editor of Hell's Garden: Bad, Mad and Ghostly Gardeners... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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2:00pm

Autographs: Jer Keene and Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido is the author of some 50 novels, as well as comic books, short fiction, blog entries, and more. Recent and upcoming work includes the Orphan Black coffee-table book Classified Clone Report; the Marvel Tales of Asgard trilogy featuring Thor, Sif, and the Warriors... Read More →
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Jer Keene

Jer Keene lives in Maine and would desperately like to live in Florida again. (Send help.) The author shares living space with a mate, their two Podlings who are approaching terrifying-teenage-years, five cats, and the author’s Henchperson. The author has been actively writing since... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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3:00pm

Autographs: Joan Wendland and Tom Purdom
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Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom's first published story appeared in the August, 1957 issue of a magazine called Fantastic Universe His latest can be found in the November-December issue of Asimov's, now on sale. His contributions to the science fiction scene include novels, short stories and novelettes... Read More →
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Joan Wendland

Joan Wendland is a game designer, an engineer, and the owner of Blood and Cardstock Games. Joan has designed card games, live action role playing games, and honest to God war games for the US government. In addition she has published two novels- Backstage: a novel of secret agendas... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

Autographs: Seanan McGuire and Don Maitz
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Don Maitz

Artist Guest of Honor
Over a thirty year career, Don Maitz has produced imaginative paintings that have amazed a worldwide audience. The iconic pirate character he created for Captain Morgan Spiced Rum is his most widely recognized work. Most Maitz paintings present a story to viewers, who respond to... Read More →
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Seanan McGuire

Principal Speaker
Seanan McGuire was born in Martinez, California, and raised in a wide variety of locations, most of which boasted some sort of dangerous native wildlife. Despite her almost magnetic attraction to anything venomous, she somehow managed to survive long enough to acquire a typewriter... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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5:00pm

Autographs: Paul Halpern and Michael A. Ventrella
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Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern is a Professor of Physics at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He is the author of more than a dozen popular science books about space, time and the cosmos. His most recent books include "The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized... Read More →
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Michael A. Ventrella

Although primarily known as "that guy who predicted the Hodor plot," Michael A. Ventrella would rather be known for his humorous novels like "Bloodsuckers: A Vampire Runs for President" and "The Axes of Evil." He edits the "Tales from Fortannis"anthologies as well as the "Baker Street... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Sunday, November 12
 

11:00am

Autographs: John Grant and Steve Wilson
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John Grant

John Grant is author of some seventy books, of which about twenty-five are fiction. His "book-length fiction" Dragonhenge, illustrated by Bob Eggleton, was shortlisted for a Hugo Award in 2003; its successor was The Stardragons. His most recent story collection is Tell No Lies (2014... Read More →
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Steve Wilson

STEVEN H. WILSON is the creator of the Mark Time and Parsec Award-winning podcast series The Arbiter Chronicles, as well as the author of two novels spawned by the series Taken Liberty and Unfriendly Persuasion. He is also the author of Peace Lord of the Red Planet and three short... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Autographs: Samuel Delany and Dina Leacock
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Samuel Delany

Samuel R. Delany is a Grandmaster of Science Fiction, the first African-American to receive this honor. His science fiction novels include: The Fall of the Towers, Babel-17 and The Einstein Intersection (winners of the Nebula Award for best novel of 1966 and 1967 respectively), Nova... Read More →
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Dina Leacock

Diane Arrelle, the pen name of South Jersey writer Dina Leacock, has sold more than 250 short stories and has three published books including Just A Drop In The Cup, a collection of short-short stories and her newest collection of horror stories, Seasons On The Dark Side, . She... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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1:00pm

Autographs: Gordon Linzner and Anthony Dobranski
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Anthony Dobranski

Anthony Dobranski is the author of The Demon in Business Class, a modern-day hybrid fantasy from WordFire Press. He studied English at Yale, and worked in Europe and Asia-Pacific for AOL. He loves to learn about different cultures and is fascinated by how they clash. He also has a... Read More →
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Gordon Linzner

Gordon Linzner is the author of three published novels and dozens of short stories, former publisher and editor in chief of the oldest extant small press science fiction magazine, SPACE AND TIME. He is also copy editor, a New York City tour guide, a story teller, a sound technician... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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2:00pm

Autographs: Alan Gordon and Chris Kreuter
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Alan Gordon

Novelist, lyricist, librettist, and storyteller, Alan has just brought out his first full-length werewolf book, WHERE WEREWOLVES FEAR TO TREAD, from Thurston Howl Publications. The book continues the adventures of Sam Lehrmann, werewolf and former Special Ops soldier, now a trainer... Read More →
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Chris Kreuter

Chris is the author of two sci-fi books: The Intergalactic Adventures of the Rainy River Bees, and The Shortcut. He's also designed & published multiple board games under the banner of Masquerade Games. During daylight hours, Chris is a career railroader, voracious reader, and occasional... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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