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SFContario: Toronto's Autumn Science Fiction Convention

SFContario 6 will be held November 20-22, 2015
at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 300 Jarvis St, Toronto, ON
and will also be the host of Canvention 35




SFContario 6 has wrapped up. Our thanks to all who participated.

SFContario 6 Guests of Honour

Music Guest of Honour

Tom Smith

Canvention Guest of Honour

Peter Watts

Author Guest of Honour

Saladin Ahmed

Learn About Our Guests of Honour!

Our latest news

SFContario 6 Guests: Peter Watts, Tom Smith

Posted on Sun, Nov 16, 2014 @ 7:54am

SFContario is pleased to announce two guests for our 2015 convention, Peter Watts and Tom Smith.

Flash Fiction Challenge

Posted on Sat, Nov 8, 2014 @ 12:40pm
Category: fantasy, science fiction
Tags: program

Come to a one-of-a-kind flash fiction slam. Participate as audience or as performer/writer. Flash fiction performances in any style are welcome from 500-1000 words.

Writers: Leave your entries at the registration desk by 4:00 p.m. Saturday, then come to the slam ready to read. Winners will be chosen Saturday night by our live audience.

Program schedule posted online

Posted on Tue, Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:42pm

SFContario 5's program schedule has been posted to the website. Items on literature, science, media, music, and more! Have a look at the schedule and plan your weekend with us.

Editor Guest of Honour: Eric Choi

Posted on Tue, Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:16pm

SFContario announces Eric Choi as our Editor Guest of Honour. Choi is co-editor (with Derwin Mak) of The Dragon and the Stars, the Aurora Award-winning anthology of short stories from the ethnic Chinese diaspora across North America and around the world. Choi is also co-editor, with Ben Bova, of Carbide Tipped Pens, a hard SF anthology coming from Tor Books in December 2014.

Toronto Arts Council Grant

Posted on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 2:05pm

SFContario is delighted to announce that the Toronto Arts Council has offered a grant of $4,500 to SFContario under the TAC program for literary organizations. SFContario is organizing a reading series which we are calling the Hydra's Hearth, featuring several Toronto-area authors. As an event funded by the City of Toronto, the Hydra's Hearth reading series itself will be open to the public.