FOGcon

A convention in the Bay Area since 2011 which is "a literary-themed, conversational West Coast SF/F con. Each year we chose a new theme and invite Honored Guests (ranging from writers to scientists and artists) whose work exemplifies the theme."

The "FOG" in FOGcon is a pun on Bay Area fogs and the acronym for Friends of Genre (along with the Speculative Literature Foundation) one of the two sponsoring organizations.

Convention Dates GoHs Theme
FOGcon 1 March 11-13, 2011 Pat Murphy, Jeff VanderMeer, Fritz Leiber The City in Speculative Fiction
FOGcon 2 March 30-April 1, 2012 Nalo Hopkinson, Shelley Jackson, Mary Shelley The Body
FOGcon 2013 March 8-10, 2013 Terry Bisson, Susan R. Matthews, Anthony Boucher Law, Order, and Crime
FOGcon 2014 2014 Seanan McGuire, Tim Powers, James Tiptree, Jr. Secrets
FOGcon 2015 March 6-8, 2015 Kim Stanley Robinson, Catherynne M. Valente, Joanna Russ The Traveller
FOGcon 6 March 4-6, 2016 Jo Walton, ted Chiang, Donna Haraway, Octavia Butler Transformations
FOGcon 7 March 10-12, 2017 Delia Sherman, Ayize Jama-Everett Interstitial Spaces
Wikipedia Fanac File770
Concatenation Fanlore http://fogcon.org/ (IA) Website

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