Readercon

A rather sercon regional convention held outside Boston Massachusetts in the summer. It was founded by Bob Colby and statistician Eric Van in the mid-1980s with the goal of focusing almost exclusively on SF/fantasy/slipstream/speculative fiction in the written form.

Website: http://www.readercon.org/

Convention Dates Guests of Honor Memorial Guest of Honor
Readercon 4 July 12-14, 1991 Thomas M. Disch, Barry N. Malzberg, John Clute
Readercon 5 July 10-12, 1992 Michael Bishop, Richard Powers, Rick Lieder James Tiptree, Jr.
Readercon 6 July 9-11, 1993 Brian Aldiss, Judith Merrill
Readercon 8 July 12-14, 1996 William Gibson, Larry McCaffery
Readercon 14 July 12-14, 2002 Octavia E. Butler, Gwyneth Jones John Brunner
Readercon 15 July 11-13, 2003 Hal Clement, Rudy Rucker, Howard Waldrop R. A. Lafferty
Readercon 16 July 8-10, 2005 Joe Haldeman, Kate Wilhelm Henry Kuttner, C.L. Moore
Readercon 17 July 7-9, 2006 China Miéville, James Morrow Jorge Luis Borges
Readercon 18 July 5-8, 2007 Lucius Shepard, Karen Joy Fowler Angela Carter
Readercon 19 July 17-20, 2008 Jonathan Lethem, James Patrick Kelly Stanislaw Lem
Readercon 20 July 9-12, 2009 Elizabeth Hand, Greer Gilman Hope Mirrlees
Readercon 21 July 8-11, 2010 Nalo Hopkinson, Charles Stross Olaf Stapledon
Readercon 22 July 14-17, 2011 Geoff Ryman, Gardner Dozois Mark Twain
Readercon 23 July 12-15, 2012 Peter Straub, Caitlín Kiernan Shirley Jackson
Readercon 24 July 11-14, 2013 Maureen F. McHugh, Patricia A. McKillip Roger Zelazny
Readercon 25 July 10-13, 2014 Andrea Hairston, Kit Reed Mary Shelley
Readercon 26 July 9-12, 2015 Nicola Griffith, Gary K. Wolfe Joanna Russ
Readercon 27 July 10-13, 2016 Catherynne M. Valente, Tim Powers Diana Wynne Jones
Readercon 28 July 13-16, 2017 Naomi Novik, Nnedi Okorafor Tanith Lee