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Thursday, March 16
 

8:00pm EDT

Night of the Nerds - I-CON preview masquerade party!
Presented by Mr Oblivion and I-CON
Cosmic Burlesque by Miranda Raven and Sarah Tonin!
Live music performances by: Geeks and Guitars, Crisis Crayons, BmO and more!
Cosplay Contest - come in style!

-NOTE: Seperate admission fee - $10 to the public, $5 with your I-CON badge. Vouchers available to save $5 off your 3-day I-CON registration will be available at this event!-

Thursday March 16, 2017 8:00pm - 11:30pm EDT
The Velvet Lounge 10 Woods Corner Rd, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733
 
Friday, March 17
 

7:30pm EDT

3 Guys with Beards Podcast with special guest Dan Knauf
Christopher Golden, James A. Moore & Johnathan Mayberry(via Skype) interview Dan Knauf

Guest
avatar for Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of SNOWBLIND, ARARAT, TIN MEN, and many other novels. With Mike Mignola, he is the co-creator of two cult favorite comics series, BALTIMORE and JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE. As an editor, his anthologies include SEIZE THE... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Knauf

Daniel Knauf

Mr. Knauf created and served as Executive Producer of his Emmy Award-winning series, “CARNIVÁLE” (HBO). Mr. Knauf has since written episodes of “SUPERNATURAL” (The CW) and “FEAR ITSELF” (NBC). He served as a Consulting Producer on “STAND OFF” (FOX) , “MY OWN WORST... Read More →
JA

James A. Moore

JAMES A. MOORE is the author of over forty novels, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, Under The Overtree, Blood Red, Blood Harvest, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) Cherry Hill, Alien: Sea of Sorrows and the Seven Forges series... Read More →


Friday March 17, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
HSEC A113

7:30pm EDT

'You Have Been Unfriended'
Social Media can be a rough place to make a name for yourself. Listen to our guest authors tell you their most memorable stories about confrontations online.

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →


Friday March 17, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall
 
Saturday, March 18
 

10:00am EDT

Lovecraft and the age of Steampunk
Moderators
avatar for John Schindler

John Schindler

Chicken Squadron, In Goth We Trust
Quiltbag community, Creative writing ( in particular Edward Gorey, Edgar Allan Poe, & H.P. Lovecraft), Local Radio, Speaker on Sex & Gender issues, Goth & Steampunk, Vincent Price and retro-Horror.

Programming Participants
CB

Cynthya BrianKate

Cynthya BrianKate
avatar for Heather Dawn

Heather Dawn

Executive Vice President; Vice Chair LI-CON; Vice Chair Programming I-CON 32, ICON Science Fiction Inc.
Heather Dawn is the Vice Chair and co-founder of LI-CON, a young convention held annually on Long Island. She studied Anthropology under Dr. John Shea, Dr. Elizabeth Stone, and Dr. David Hicks at Stony Brook University; minored in Art History and Medieval Studies. Her studies focused on world religions (past and present) and ancient arts... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
HSEC A114

10:30am EDT

Blacklisted: The art of creating villains
Guest
avatar for Daniel Knauf

Daniel Knauf

Mr. Knauf created and served as Executive Producer of his Emmy Award-winning series, “CARNIVÁLE” (HBO). Mr. Knauf has since written episodes of “SUPERNATURAL” (The CW) and “FEAR ITSELF” (NBC). He served as a Consulting Producer on “STAND OFF” (FOX) , “MY OWN WORST... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall

11:00am EDT

Signing - Peter David
Author/Comics Signing

Guest

Saturday March 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

11:30am EDT

Who's Better, Who's Best
A discussion of Doctor Who over the years. Who's the best Doctor, the most trusted companion and the scariest villain?

Moderators
RM

Ric Meyers

Although Ric Meyers may be best known as one of the leading experts on martial art movies and kung-fu films in America, he is also considered one of the most experienced, versatile, and eclectic writers in media, having written science-fiction, horror, fantasy, action-adventure, espionage... Read More →

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
GH

Glenn Hauman

Comic Mix
Glenn Hauman has over 25 years of experience in publishing and was a pioneer in ebooks. Mr. Hauman has worked as an author, graphic designer, editor, photo retoucher, CD-ROM producer, story consultant for films, and radio show host. His Star Trek book, "Creative Couplings", got worldwide... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall

12:00pm EDT

Reading - Cory Doctorow
Author Reading

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
HSEC A113

1:00pm EDT

Signing - Sarah Beth Durst
Guest
SB

Sarah Beth Durst

Sarah Beth Durst is the author of eleven fantasy novels for adults, teens, and kids, including DRINK SLAY LOVE, the basis for the upcoming TV movie of the same name, airing on Lifetime in 2017. Her latest book for adults, THE QUEEN OF BLOOD, came out in September 2016 from Harper... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

2:00pm EDT

Jay Stuart's 'Symphony of Horror' Making and Self Publishing Tips
Come see local artist Jay Stuart speak on his experience in self publishing and creation of his book "Symphony of Horror" which started as a 2015 Inktober project based off the 1922 silent film "Nosferatu". Jay Stuart will explain the process of the making of the book from storyboards to editing. He will also be giving a special viewing of his musical film slideshow of the book that was only presented at the book release in October 2016 at Ripe Art Gallery of Huntington NY.

Guest
JS

Jay Stuart

Jay Stuart Art and Comics/ Ripe Art Gallery
At a young age, JRS found himself drawing things from out of his mind, inspired by the depths of his imagination. As he got older, he began studies at Hoftsra art classes for the young and then attended the School of Visual Arts in NYC studying illustration and cartooning. Since then... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Space A HSEC

2:00pm EDT

Zombies!

Multi-Media Panel-Zombies!
The interest in the undead spans both the art and literary world. Discover how rotting reanimation inspires artists and authors to scare the hell out of us!
(Not crazy about this description. I’m more of an expert on the evolution of the mythos. Where it came from and where its going)

Guest
SG

Scott Grimando

Grim Studios
Award winning illustrator Scott Grimando will be showcasing many of his iconic book covers as well as his personal, Art of the Myth, series. His first book, The Art of the Mythical Woman, Lucid Dreams, from SQP has become an art students standard for insights into the modern creative... Read More →

Programming Participants

Saturday March 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
HSEC A113

3:00pm EDT

Signing - David Gerrold
Author/Media Signing

Guest
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

3:00pm EDT

Creating a Persona
Considerations and best practices for creating an alter ego.

Moderators
avatar for Gary Shaw

Gary Shaw

Touro Law School
rofessor Shaw has been a member of the Touro Law Center faculty for thirty-two years. Professor Shaw served as Vice Dean of the Law Center from 2000-2008. From 1995-1997, he served as Internet Coordinator of the Law Center, in which position he played a major role in the creation... Read More →

Guest
DC

David Carlos

I am the CTO of B&L Management, a 40-year-old residential construction and property management company that has built and managed thousands of apartments in Manhattan. Prior to joining B&L, I was the co-founder and CTO of Myhomepayge, an online communication platform for residential... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

4:00pm EDT

Genre Writing For Different Media
A panel of experts discuss how to write in different mediums for varied properties. How do you write a novel based on a TV show? How about a film based on a comic book or a novelization of a film?

Moderators
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →

Guest
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
avatar for Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of SNOWBLIND, ARARAT, TIN MEN, and many other novels. With Mike Mignola, he is the co-creator of two cult favorite comics series, BALTIMORE and JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE. As an editor, his anthologies include SEIZE THE... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Knauf

Daniel Knauf

Mr. Knauf created and served as Executive Producer of his Emmy Award-winning series, “CARNIVÁLE” (HBO). Mr. Knauf has since written episodes of “SUPERNATURAL” (The CW) and “FEAR ITSELF” (NBC). He served as a Consulting Producer on “STAND OFF” (FOX) , “MY OWN WORST... Read More →
JA

James A. Moore

JAMES A. MOORE is the author of over forty novels, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, Under The Overtree, Blood Red, Blood Harvest, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) Cherry Hill, Alien: Sea of Sorrows and the Seven Forges series... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall

4:00pm EDT

The Movies of H.P. Lovecraft
Moderators
avatar for John Schindler

John Schindler

Chicken Squadron, In Goth We Trust
Quiltbag community, Creative writing ( in particular Edward Gorey, Edgar Allan Poe, & H.P. Lovecraft), Local Radio, Speaker on Sex & Gender issues, Goth & Steampunk, Vincent Price and retro-Horror.

Programming Participants
CB

Cynthya BrianKate

Cynthya BrianKate
avatar for Heather Dawn

Heather Dawn

Executive Vice President; Vice Chair LI-CON; Vice Chair Programming I-CON 32, ICON Science Fiction Inc.
Heather Dawn is the Vice Chair and co-founder of LI-CON, a young convention held annually on Long Island. She studied Anthropology under Dr. John Shea, Dr. Elizabeth Stone, and Dr. David Hicks at Stony Brook University; minored in Art History and Medieval Studies. Her studies focused on world religions (past and present) and ancient arts... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
HSEC A114

4:00pm EDT

Reading - Sarah Beth Durst
Author Reading

Guest
SB

Sarah Beth Durst

Sarah Beth Durst is the author of eleven fantasy novels for adults, teens, and kids, including DRINK SLAY LOVE, the basis for the upcoming TV movie of the same name, airing on Lifetime in 2017. Her latest book for adults, THE QUEEN OF BLOOD, came out in September 2016 from Harper... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

4:00pm EDT

Signing - Cory Doctorow
Author Signing

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

4:00pm EDT

Inspiring Science Fiction
Technologies that were inspired by Science Fiction and research today that is turning today’s Science Fiction into tomorrow’s Science Fact.

Guest
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →

Programming Participants
AB

Anatoly Belilovsky

Anatoly Belilovsky is a Russian-American author and translator of speculative fiction. He was born in a city that went through six or seven owners in the last century, all of whom used it to do a lot more than drive to church on Sundays; he is old enough to remember tanks rolling... Read More →
avatar for John Grant

John Grant

John Grant is author of some eighty books, of which about twenty-five are fiction. His "book-length fiction" Dragonhenge, illustrated by Bob Eggleton, was shortlisted for a Hugo Award in 2003; its successor was The Stardragons. His most recent story collection is Tell No Lies (2014... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
HSEC A122

6:00pm EDT

Anatomy of a kill
A lesson in forensics


Saturday March 18, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

7:00pm EDT

Reading - Roland Allnach
Author's Reading

Saturday March 18, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

7:00pm EDT

Banquet Awards Dinner
Join us as we celebrate our award winning guests.

-NOTE: Additional purchased ticket required. Please enquire at the box office for availability.-

Moderators
avatar for Joshua Lou Friedman

Joshua Lou Friedman

Joshua Lou Friedman has worked in film and television production since 1991, and today commonly serves as Assistant Director on a wide range of independent features. His television credits range from children’s animation (Inspector Gadget, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures... Read More →

Guest
avatar for Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin is the narrator of the hit podcast Welcome To Night Vale. He is an alumnus of the New York Neo-Futurists, performing in their late-night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, as well as Drama Desk-nominated The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene... Read More →
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →
avatar for Pamela Gay

Pamela Gay

SIUE / Astrosphere
I am an astronomer, writer, and podcaster focused on using new media to engage people in science and technology. My most well known project may be Astronomy Cast, a podcast I co-host with Fraser Cain (Producer of Universe Today). Each week, Fraser and I work to take our listeners... Read More →
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
avatar for Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of SNOWBLIND, ARARAT, TIN MEN, and many other novels. With Mike Mignola, he is the co-creator of two cult favorite comics series, BALTIMORE and JOE GOLEM: OCCULT DETECTIVE. As an editor, his anthologies include SEIZE THE... Read More →
avatar for Rikki Simons

Rikki Simons

Anime Guest of Honor
You know Rikki as the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM! And the pop culture scene does too, as fans embrace the chance to meet Rikki in person at his appearances worldwide. As a writer he is known for the science fiction and fantasy novel Hitherto a Lion.Original... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Jackson's Restaurant 6005 Jericho Tpke, Commack, NY 11725
 
Sunday, March 19
 

10:00am EDT

Signing - Keith R.A. DeCandido
Author/Comics Signing

Guest
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Signing Area HSEC

10:30am EDT

Author's GOH Keynote - Cory Doctorow
TBA

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall

11:00am EDT

The Final Frontier in Four Colors: Star Trek in Comics
A discussion of the various comic book adaptations of the greatest SF show in TV history

Moderators
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →

Guest
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
GH

Glenn Hauman

Comic Mix
Glenn Hauman has over 25 years of experience in publishing and was a pioneer in ebooks. Mr. Hauman has worked as an author, graphic designer, editor, photo retoucher, CD-ROM producer, story consultant for films, and radio show host. His Star Trek book, "Creative Couplings", got worldwide... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
HSEC A122

11:00am EDT

Got something to publish?
Come ask questions and hear about writers quests to get published.

Guest
RC

Russ Colchamiro

Russ Colchamiro is the author of the rollicking space opera, Crossline, the zany SF/F backpacking comedy series Finders Keepers, Genius de Milo, and Astropalooza, editor of the SF anthology Love, Murder & Mayhem, and co-author of Murder in Montague Falls, all with Crazy 8 Press. Russ... Read More →
JH

Joseph Helmreich

Joseph Helmreich has contributed writing to Every Day Fiction and New York Press and is the author of The Return (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017) and co-author of Warring Parents, Wounded Children, and the Wretched World of Child Custody (Greenwood Press, 2007). He is... Read More →
avatar for Roy Mauritsen

Roy Mauritsen

guest, Perseid Press and Padwolf Publishing
In a career spanning over two decades as a professional graphic designer, Roy Mauritsen is also an award-winning digital fantasy artist of the Chess Pieces series and author of the Shards of the Glass Slipper series. Presently, Mr. Mauritsen is an art director overseeing both Perseid... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
HSEC A114

12:00pm EDT

Reading - Joseph Helmreich
Guest
JH

Joseph Helmreich

Joseph Helmreich has contributed writing to Every Day Fiction and New York Press and is the author of The Return (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017) and co-author of Warring Parents, Wounded Children, and the Wretched World of Child Custody (Greenwood Press, 2007). He is... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
HSEC A114

12:00pm EDT

Signing - Cory Doctorow
Author Signing

Guest
avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Writer, n/a
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

12:00pm EDT

From Page to Stage: Writing for the performer
Guest
avatar for Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin is the narrator of the hit podcast Welcome To Night Vale. He is an alumnus of the New York Neo-Futurists, performing in their late-night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, as well as Drama Desk-nominated The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
HSEC A113

1:00pm EDT

Gender and Sexuality in SF, Fantasy & Comics
A discussion of the hurdles that we need to overcome in the modern era of fandom

Moderators
avatar for Joe Corallo

Joe Corallo

ComicMix
Joe Corallo is a queer cisgender white guy who tries to keep his privilege in check while residing in Queens, NY. He has self published multiple issues of a cyberpunk comic Electronic with Danny Luckert, and has work published in the anthology Geeks OUT Presents: Power with Sam... Read More →

Guest
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →
AE

Alitha E. Martinez

My name is Alitha Evelyn Martinez. My professional career began in 1999 penciling Iron Man for Marvel Entertainment. Since then, it’s been a great ride getting to work on titles like X-Men; Black Sun; Marvel Age Fantastic Four; Black Panther and Black Panther: World of Wakanda... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
HSEC Lecture Hall

1:30pm EDT

Signing - Joseph Helmreich
Author Signing

Guest
JH

Joseph Helmreich

Joseph Helmreich has contributed writing to Every Day Fiction and New York Press and is the author of The Return (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2017) and co-author of Warring Parents, Wounded Children, and the Wretched World of Child Custody (Greenwood Press, 2007). He is... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Signing Area HSEC

2:00pm EDT

Does Humor Belong In Science Fiction & Fantasy?
Of course it does, silly! Our panel talks about their favorite humorous pieces and how to infuse the funny in your writing

Guest
GH

Glenn Hauman

Comic Mix
Glenn Hauman has over 25 years of experience in publishing and was a pioneer in ebooks. Mr. Hauman has worked as an author, graphic designer, editor, photo retoucher, CD-ROM producer, story consultant for films, and radio show host. His Star Trek book, "Creative Couplings", got worldwide... Read More →
avatar for Pat Shand

Pat Shand

PAT SHAND writes comics (Destiny NY, Vampire Emmy, Robyn Hood), novels (Avengers, Iron Man, Charmed), and more. He lives in New York with his fiancée Amy and their zoo of cats. You can follow him online @PatShand on all platforms.


Sunday March 19, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Space A HSEC

2:00pm EDT

Charity Auction
Every year, I-CON holds a charity auction and other fundraising endeavors to help support a local charity in line with a cause I-CON holds dear. In the last few years, we have lost a number of members, programming participants, and guests to Cancer, so this year we are proud to be donating the proceeds from the charity auction to “Hope & Heroes,” a charity that funds the life-saving work on childhood cancer and blood disorders at Columbia University Medical Center. We hope that the proceeds help these real life heroes continue their important work.

Sunday March 19, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Auxillary Gym - HSEC

3:00pm EDT

Reading - David Gerrold
Author Reading

Guest
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

4:00pm EDT

Why We Love SciFi
What is it that draws us to science fiction? Listen to stories from people so passionate about the genre that they do it for a living.

Moderators
RC

Russ Colchamiro

Russ Colchamiro is the author of the rollicking space opera, Crossline, the zany SF/F backpacking comedy series Finders Keepers, Genius de Milo, and Astropalooza, editor of the SF anthology Love, Murder & Mayhem, and co-author of Murder in Montague Falls, all with Crazy 8 Press. Russ... Read More →

Guest
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →
avatar for David Gerrold

David Gerrold

Author
David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Auxillary Gym - HSEC

5:00pm EDT

Reading - Keith R.A. DeCandido
Author Reading

Guest
KR

Keith R.A. DeCandido

Keith R.A. DeCandido attended his first I-Con as a college student in 1988, where he got to meet Harlan Ellison for the first time. Over the years, he has attended the show as a fan, as press, as security, as a musical guest, and most commonly as an author guest. Keith's recent and... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
HSEC A124

5:00pm EDT

Reading - Peter David
Author Reading

Guest

Sunday March 19, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
HSEC A123