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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


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

and more!

SFContario 6 Guests of Honour

Music Guest of Honour

Tom Smith

Canvention Guest of Honour

Peter Watts

Additional Guests of Honour


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.