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Trinoc-con SF convention

North Carolina LT Group

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1chrisloganedwards
Jul 10, 2007, 3:00pm Top

Trinoc-con will be held 3 - 5 Aug at the North Raleigh Hilton, with Guest of Honor George R R Martin

Other authors attending include Elizabeth Hand Warren Rochelle John Kessell Graham Watkins and many others. How about a LT get-together?

2VictoriaPL
Jul 10, 2007, 3:52pm Top

Thanks for the info. I'll go for Elizabeth Hand and my better half likes G.R.R.M. Any chance Uncle Orson will show up?

3chrisloganedwards
Jul 10, 2007, 10:39pm Top

Orson Scott Card did show up once or twice in previous years, just for the day, and unannounced. There was also frequent talk of Robert Jordan making an appearance some year. I'll check with the people involved with the literary program and see if they know any secrets.

4mimimeg
Jul 10, 2007, 11:55pm Top

i kinda know some secrets

5oboycrazie
Edited: Jul 11, 2007, 12:00am Top

what kinda secrets??????????????????

6VictoriaPL
Jul 11, 2007, 8:31am Top

I emailed OSC and his assistant said he wasn't coming, that he would be out of town. :-(

7chrisloganedwards
Jul 20, 2007, 10:00am Top

A few more interesting authors have been added as program participants: Dale Bailey and Sandra McDonald.

8wintersdoor First Message
Jul 27, 2007, 11:04pm Top

(Newish member here)
I heard about George R R Martin being at the Con - great author, and enjoyable speaker. Do you know which day he's speaking? Or is he involved throughout the weekend? (Mayhaps a reading from "Dance with Dragons"?)

9chrisloganedwards
Jul 28, 2007, 3:48pm Top

George R R Martin is the guest of honor; he'll be at the convention all weekend. I believe his schedule is up on the convention website: www.trinoc-con.org

10Jim53
Aug 1, 2007, 8:19am Top

I can't come this year but I was at last year's because the GoH was Gene Wolfe. Heard him read a new story and managed a brief chat. Also had an enjoyable conversation with John Kessell, who is local (he teaches at NCSU) and might be there again this year.

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