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illogiCon iv: How Schrödington Got His Groove Back
A Fan Run Science Fiction Convention

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Jacqueline Carey

Christopher J Garcia

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  • Announcing illogiCon iv: How Schrödington Got His Groove Back illogiCon is excited to announce we will be returning to the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle January 9-11, 2015.   Our Guests of Honor this year will be Jacqueline Carey, bestselling author of the historical fantasy Kushiel Legacy series; and Christopher J Garcia, a Hugo award winning fanzine editor.     Our initial pre-registration rate will be $20 until April 30th(the registration prices are posted under "Join illogiCon"), and our room rate will be $109/night +tax. (Don't forget all the awesome things this includes- a HUGE room, FREE breakfast, and a manager's reception each night that includes one of our favorites- alcohol!)   The website will continue to update as new information becomes available.
    Posted Feb 26, 2014, 4:24 PM by illogicon Chair
  • Program Book So you want a preview of illogiCon this coming weekend? Well here it is. We are happy to provide the program book, in .pdf format. Program Book (pdf)
    Posted Jan 5, 2014, 7:56 PM by Chris Hensley
  • illogiCon 3 Program Schedule is Up! It's still under development, but the basic order of panels should hold from here on out.  Check it out over on the sidebar.
    Posted Dec 30, 2013, 6:19 PM by Warren Buff
  • Anti-Harassment Policy We have posted our anti-harassment policy. It can be viewed at http://www.illogicon.com/about-us/harassment-policy or from the link on our sidebar.
    Posted Sep 19, 2013, 8:41 PM by Chris Hensley
  • illogiCon Guests of Honor nominated for Nebula Awards Both of our 2014 Guests of Honor have been nominated for the 2013 Nebula Awards.  These awards are chosen annually by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and are the top professionally-voted prize in the field.  Mary Robinette Kowal has been nominated for in Best Novel for Glamour in Glass, while Lawrence M. Schoen has been nominated in Best Novella for "Barry's Tale".  Our congratulations go out to both of them, and we wish them luck in the voting.
    Posted Mar 5, 2013, 3:31 PM by Warren Buff
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What is illogiCon?

illogiCon is a community based convention dedicated to Science Fiction in all media. But what does this actually mean?

1. Community: We are a convention that is run by, and for, people who are brought together by their desire to share an interest in Science Fiction, more commonly known as Fans.

2. Science Fiction: We take an inclusive view of Science Fiction and Fantasy. If it includes giant robots, conniving wizards, daring space captains, or evil AIs and chain smoking anti-hero hackers, it is science fiction. 

3. All Media: Science Fiction comes in many forms. The written word (including the humble book), live action TV and movies, animated, comics, the visual arts, pod casts, and forms of media that we haven’t even invented yet. It comes from all across the world, from Japan, and Britain, from Russia and the United States. Science Fiction is the genre of possibilities, it is only right that this is reflected in the way that Science Fiction is experienced.

Filk-friendly, at least to the extent that our rather small space allows.