SFContario is pleased to announce two guests for our 2015 convention, Peter Watts and Tom Smith.
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
Come join us at SFContario 6 for three days of fannish fun and multi-track programming, including:
Art Show ♦ Dealers Room ♦ Panels
Author Readings ♦ Writers Workshop
Fan Tables ♦ Parties ♦ Con Suite
SFContario 6 Guests of Honour
Our latest news
SFContario 6 Guests: Peter Watts, Tom Smith
Flash Fiction Challenge
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
Editor Guest of Honour: Eric Choi
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
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.