Another month is soon upon us, and that means it’s time for Events & Appearances for February. There are a lot of Cons happening both here in the U.S. and abroad.

Charlaine Harris fans in North Carolina will be pleased to know she will be at a Lecture Series in Chapel Hill next month. The Twilight Convention is still going strong over on the West Coast and Edward James Olmos will be in Spain at the BasauriCon.

Let’s kick off the list.


Steven Weissman – Comics creator and illustrator

February 6, 2010 – 7:00 to 8:00 PM  – Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, Seattle, WA

Appears on the occasion of the debut of his latest book “Chocolate Cheeks”.

For more info: fantagraphics

Charlaine Harris – Author, Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampires Series

Feb 14-15,2010 – 3rd Annual Writer’s For Readers Lecture Series – Chapel Hill, NC

For more info: orangeliteracy

Conventions and Shows

SuperCon (A ‘relaxacon’)

February 5-7, 2010 – Rochester, MN

For more info: Supercon

The Official Xena Convention

Feb. 5-7, 2010 – Los Angeles, CA

For more info: creationent

Guest appearance: Musetta Vander

Capricon(Science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction)

February 11-14, 2010 – Chicago, IL

For more info: Capricon

Guests of Honor: Frederik Pohl, Spider and Jeanne Robinson ,Robert J. Sawyer

Life, The Universe & Everything: The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction & Fantasy

February 11-13, 2010 – Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

For more info:

Guest of Honor: Brandon Sanderson

BokstoneNESFA’s regional Science Fiction Convention

February 12-14, 2010 – Boston, MA

For more info: Boskone

Guest of honor: Alastair Reynolds

Farpoint(Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and SuperHeroes in all media formats)

February 12-14, 2010 – Timonium, MD

For more info: Farpoint

Guest Appearance: Mira Furlan (LOST)

Lee Arenberg (Star trek)

Radcon (Science Fiction and Fantasy)

February 12-14, 2010 – Pasco, WA

For more info: Radcon

Writer Guest of Honor: Ben Bova

ConDFW (Science Fiction and Fantasy)

February 12-14, 2010 – Richardson, TX

For more info: ConDFW

Guests of Honor: Jack McDevitt, Elizabeth Moon, Vincent Villafranca

Official Twilight Convention

Feb 12-14, 2010 – San Francisco, CA

For more info: creationent

Feb 26-28, 2010 – San Diego, CA

For more info:   creationent

Hollywood Collectors Show

Feb. 13-14, 2010 – Burbank, CA

For more info: hollywoodcollectorshow

Appearances: Meg Foster from Star Trek

Con Nooga (Science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal and more)

February 19 – 21, 2010 – Chattanooga, TN

For more info: Con Nooga

Gallifrey One (The North American Doctor Who Convention)

February 26-28, 2010 – Los Angelels, CA

For more info: Gallifrey One

Guest appearance: Sarah Sutton and Stephanie Beacham

Condor (Science fiction and fantasy)

February 26 – 28, 2010 – San Diego, CA

For more info: Condor

Guest of Honor: CJ Cherryh

Sheva Con (Eduacational Sci-fi & Fantasy Convention)

Feb 26 – 28, 2010 – Roanoke, Va

For more info:


BasauriCon (Science Fiction Event)

February 5 -7, 2010 – Basuri, Spain

For more info: basauricon

Guests: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell

The SF Ball (Science fiction movies and TV)

February 12-15, 2010 – Bournemouth, UK

For more info: The SF Ball

Guest appearance: Lou Diamond Phillips

Sci-Fi Convention

February 20-21, 2010 – Espace Paris Est Montreuil, Paris, France

For more info: scifi-con

Guest appearance: Robert Picardo

Cliff Simon

Picocon 27 (Science Fiction & Fantasy)

Feb 27, 2010 – South Kensington, London, UK

For more info: Picocon

Will you attending any of these events?  If you do, please come back to the forum and tell us all about it.  If you would like to write an article about the event, your experience there, or even submit pictures, we’ll post them on the News Blog!!! Send your submissions to