literary

ConQuesT 48

May 26th-28th 2017

Kansas City, MO 64105

4 mi

ConQuesT, founded in 1972, is one of the oldest enduring science fiction and fantasy conventions held in the Midwest. It gathers together fans and professionals with interests in the genre’s literature, artwork, films, television programming, costuming, and gaming. ConQuesT ’s events programming offers many options to attendees including a writers’ workshop and writing contests, art show and auction, masquerade and hall cosplay, guest and fan panels, table top and network gaming, art demonstrations, podcasts, book release parties, vendor room, round table discussions, and independent movie screenings.

academic, art, board game, card game, comics, cosplay, costume, craft, doctor who, fairy, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, filk, film, geek, karaoke, literary, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, tea party, ufo, video game, writing

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academic

Campbell Conference & Awards Ceremony

Jun 16th-18th 2017

Lawrence, KS 66045

37 mi

Connect with other SF authors, scholars, editors, and fans while celebrating the best SF of the year. In an intimate setting, discuss topics relevant to the human condition and the science-fiction field. Since 1979.

academic, literary, science fiction, writing

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westerns

Western Writers of America Conference

Jun 21st-24th 2017

Kansas City, MO 64111

2 mi

Each year WWA holds its annual convention somewhere on the American Frontier. Members, agents, publishers, editors, and more gather together to talk shop, learn, teach, make connections, renew friendships, and listen to music. Join us!

literary, westerns, writing

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