writing

BookExpo America

May 31st-Jun 2nd 2017

New York, NY 10001

1 mi

BookExpo provides a focused professional environment to discover emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engage with the world’s most influential publishers and learn from industry leaders and peers. BookExpo culminates with BookCon, our two day Fan event where storytelling and pop culture collide.

literary, writing

[tweet] BookExpo America website BookExpoAmerica on Twitter BookExpo America Facebook

comics

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia

Jun 1st-4th 2017

Philadelphia, PA 19107

83 mi

Wizard World Inc., formerly known as Wizard Press and Wizard Entertainment, is a producer of multigenre fan conventions across North America. Starting out in 1991 as the publisher of one monthly magazine (Wizard), the company evolved into a multi-title publishing company with diversified interests in branded products and related convention operations. By 2011 the company had discontinued its print division to focus exclusively on its convention business. Since then they have expanded to producing more than 20 annual conventions around North America.

animation, anime, art, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, doctor who, film, geek, media, pop culture, science fiction, star trek, star wars, video game

[tweet] Wizard World Comic Con website WizardWorld on Twitter Wizard World Comic Con Facebook

zine

Scranton Zine Fest

Jun 2nd-3rd 2017

Scranton, PA 18503

98 mi

The Scranton Zine Fest is an underground arts and literature festival and celebration of groundbreaking visual artists and writers. More specifically, the festival is a gathering of zine makers, zine distros, artistic press publications, and letterpress artists, complete with live poetry readings, music performances under one roof for the public to enjoy — free of charge.

art, literary, music, writing, zine

[tweet] Scranton Zine Fest website scrntnzinefest on Twitter Scranton Zine Fest Facebook

writing

BookCon

Jun 3rd-4th 2017

New York, NY 10001

1 mi

BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. Experience the origin of the story in all its forms by interacting with the authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see. BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content including Q&As with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings, literary quiz shows and so much more. BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life.

literary, writing

[tweet] BookCon website TheBookCon on Twitter BookCon Facebook

anime

AnimeNEXT

Jun 9th-11th 2017

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

100 mi

Join us for featured guests, music concerts and all of your favorite anime convention events.

anime, cosplay, filk, music

[tweet] AnimeNEXT website animenext on Twitter AnimeNEXT Facebook

writing

Philadelphia Writers’ Conference

Jun 9th-11th 2017

Philadelphia, PA 19106

83 mi

America’s Longest Running Writers Conference: hundreds of writers in attendance, representing many disciplines.

academic, literary, writing

[tweet] Philadelphia Writers’ Conference website PhilaWritersCon on Twitter Philadelphia Writers’ Conference Facebook

video game

Too Many Games

Jun 23rd-25th 2017

Oaks, PA 19456

88 mi

TooManyGames is one of the only all-encompassing gaming events in the nation. Who should come to TooManyGames? Well... Console Gamers, Handheld Gamers, PC Gamers, Arcade Gamers, Board Gamers, Card Gamers, LARPers, Miniature Gamers, EVERYONE!

anime, art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, fan, fantasy, film, furry, geek, larp, miniatures, roleplaying game, video game

[tweet] Too Many Games website toomanygames on Twitter Too Many Games Facebook

paranormal

Haunted America Conference

Jun 23rd-25th 2017

Absecon, NJ 08205

97 mi

America’s Original Ghost Conference is back for our 21st year. Join us as we return to “one of the most haunted small towns in America” and present new and returning favorite speakers on ghosts, the supernatural, and the unexplained. You don’t want to miss THE supernatural event of the year!

ghosts, paranormal, technology

[tweet] Haunted America Conference website troytaylor13 on Twitter Haunted America Conference Facebook

filk

NEFilk Contata

Jun 23rd-25th 2017

Morristown, NJ 07960

26 mi

NEFilk 27: Contata 8 - Guest of Honor: Bob Kanefsky; Brave Toaster: Mary Ellen Wessels; Seasoned Guest: Jane “Auntie Arwen” Sibley; Interfilk Guests: Zornige Ameisen/Angry Antz (Silke Kovàr and Steffi Zurek)

filk, music

[tweet] NEFilk website NEFilk Facebook

comics

The Super Run Philadelphia

Jun 24th 2017

Philadelphia, PA 19112

87 mi

The Super Run is a national series of events that partners with local non-profit organizations to host superhero-themed events that helps raise funds and awareness for their cause.

comics

[tweet] The Super Run website thesuperrun on Twitter The Super Run Facebook

comics

Eternal Con

Jul 1st-2nd 2017

Uniondale, NY 11553

21 mi

Eternal Con, The Long Island Comic Con, celebrates its 5th year offering a fun and educational experience for visitors of all ages. Dedicated to bringing fans a more intimate convention experience, Eternal Con is the place where you can get up close and personal with your favorite stars and comic book celebrities. We also offer a weekend full of educational seminars so not only do you have so much too look at, but you can learn from accomplished professionals working in their respected fields. Eternal Con is a family friendly and safe place for children of all ages.

animation, anime, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, fan fiction, fantasy, film, geek, historical, miniatures, monster, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, twilight, video game, zombie

[tweet] Eternal Con website eternalconexpo on Twitter Eternal Con Facebook

science fiction

DexCon

Jul 5th-9th 2017

Morristown, NJ 07960

26 mi

DexCon is a gaming convention, held annually in July in New Jersey, run by Double Exposure, Inc. It has a reputation for attracting leading game industry talent to participate, and hosts several national and world gaming championships.

board game, card game, larp, roleplaying game, science fiction, war game

[tweet] DexCon website

science fiction

ConnectiCon

Jul 6th-9th 2017

Hartford, CT 06103

97 mi

ConnectiCon is a membership-based organization, run by a very dedicated volunteer staff. ConnectiCon is New England’s ONLY massively, multi-genre pop culture convention, the convention’s focus is on all things pop culture and does every genre of pop culture in as big a way as possible. The event attracts over 12,000 people to the Hartford area annually, and plans to expand to other venues in downtown Hartford. ConnectiCon was the proud recipient of the Bring It Home Award from the Greater Hartford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

art, collectibles, cosplay, fantasy, media, roleplaying game, science fiction, video game

[tweet] ConnectiCon website ConnectiCon on Twitter ConnectiCon Facebook

monster

Blobfest

Jul 14th-16th 2017

Phoenixville, PA 19460

94 mi

There will be plenty of fun stuff to do and see starting at 11AM including the Fire Extinguisher Parade, Costume Contest at 1PM, Merchant Facade Contest, music, food, and vendors ’til 5PM.

animation, celebrity, fantasy, horror, kaiju, media, monster, science fiction

[tweet] Blobfest website colonialtheatre on Twitter Blobfest Facebook

literary

Philcon

Nov 10th-12th 2017

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

79 mi

Philcon is the oldest General Science Fiction Convetions around, and takes place November 10-12 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ. Philcon has a Writer’s Workshop, a Dealer’s Room, a Gaming Area, an Anime Room, an Art Show, a Masquerade, and more!! Hope to see you there!!

animation, board game, costume, fantasy, geek, literary, science fiction

[tweet] Philcon website

roleplaying game

MEPACON

Nov 10th-12th 2017

Scranton, PA 18512

97 mi

Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania Gaming Convention: Over two-hundred hours of gaming in Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania with the premier meet-up of gamers of all stripes. From dedicated role-playing fans to the casual board game player, MEPACON delivers multiple tracts of entertainment for all ages. Experience three-days of jam packed entertainment with hosted gaming sessions, contests, game auction of new and vintage games, miniature painting and access to the latest and greatest games provided by on site vendors.

board game, miniatures, roleplaying game

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