Loscon

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An annual SF convention sponsored by LASFS since 1975, now held over Thanksgiving weekend. The current venue (as of 2011) is the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. Membership is typically about 1,000.

Convention Date GoHs
LA 2000 December 5-7, 1975 none
Loscon 2 October 15-17, 1976 none
Loscon 3 April 1-3, 1977 none
Loscon 4 November 4-6, 1977 Jerry Pournelle
Loscon 5 November 3-5, 1978 Robert Bloch
Loscon 6 November 10-12, 1979 A. E. van Vogt
Loscon 7 November 28-30, 1980 Larry Niven, Fan: Alva Rogers
Loscon 8 November 6-8, 1981 William Rotsler, Fan: Len Moffatt & June Moffatt
Loscon 9 November 26-28, 1982 Poul Anderson, Fan: Milt Stevens
Loscon 10 November 25-27, 1983 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Fan: Fuzzy Pink Niven Special: John Myers Myers
Loscon Eleven November 23-25, 1984 Curt Siodmak, Fan: Forrest J Ackerman, LASFS Bill Warren
Loscon 12 November 29 - December 1, 1985 Robert Silverberg, Fan: Terry Carr, In Absentia Daniel Pinkwater
Loscon 13th November 28-30, 1986 John Brunner, Fan: Bruce Pelz & Elayne Pelz
Loscon XIV November 27-29, 1987 C. J. Cherryh, Fan: Tom Whitmore
Loscon Fifteen November 25-27, 1988 Vonda McIntyre, Fan: Stan Woolston, Artist: Patricia Davis
Loscon Sixteen November 24-26, 1989 Spider Robinson & Jeanne Robinson, Artist: Erin McKee
Loscon 17 November 23-25, 1990 Barry B. Longyear, Artist: Reed Waller & Kate Worley, Fan: Ben Yalow, LASFS George Alec Effinger
Loscon 18 November 29 - December 1, 1991 Mike Resnick, Artist: Brad Foster, Fan: Allan Rothstein
Loscon 19 November 27-29, 1992 Barbara Hambly, Artist: Don Maitz, Editor:David Hartwell, Fan: Mike Glyer
Loscon 20 November 26-28, 1993 Roger Zelazny, Artist: Rick Sternbach, Fan: Paul Turner
Loscon 21 November 25-27, 1994 Lois McMaster Bujold, Artist: Alicia Austin, Editor : Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Fan: Robbie Cantor, Special "Superguest" Julius Schwartz
Loscon 22 November 24-26, 1995 Bob Shaw, Artist: Lubov, Fan: Larry Stewart
Loscon XXIII November 29 - December 1, 1996 Harry Turtledove, Artist: Vincent Di Fate, Fan: Bob Null
Loscon XXIV November 28-30, 1997 S. M. Stirling, Artist: Mitchell Davidson Bentley, Fan: Geri Sullivan, Media: J. Michael Straczynski
Loscon 25 November 27-29, 1998 David Brin, Artist: Sue Dawe, Fan: Marjii Ellers
Loscon XXVI November 26-28, 1999 Connie Willis, Artist: Alex Ross, Fan: Joe Siclari
Loscon 27 November 25-27, 2000 Orson Scott Card, Artist: Bob Eggleton, Special: Harry Knowles, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Frank Kelly Freas, Fan: Craig Miller & Genny Dazzo
Loscon 28 November 23-25, 2001 Patricia C. Wrede, Artist: Chris Butler, Fan: Lynn Gold
Loscon 29 November 29 - December 1, 2002 David Weber, Artist: Nene Thomas, Fan: Patty Wells, Special Saturday Guest: Nichelle Nicholas
Loscon 30 November 28-30, 2003 Fred Saberhagen, Artist: Teddy Harvia, Fan: Jack L. Chalker, Special Media: Armin Shimmerman
Loscon 31 November 26-28, 2004 Tim Powers, Artist: Wendy Pini, Fan: James Stanley Daugherty, Kathryn Daugherty, LASFS Special: David Gerrold
Loscon 32 November 25-27, 2005 Steven Brust, Artist: Rowena Morrill, Fan: Bruce Farr
Loscon 33 November 24-26, 2006 William Tenn, Artist: Bernie Wrightson, Fan: Fred Patten
Loscon 34 November 23-25, 2007 Robert J. Sawyer, Artist: Theresa Mather, Fan: Capt. David West Reynolds, Music: Dr. James Robinson
Loscon 35 November 28-30, 2008 John Scalzi, Artist: Gary Lippincott, Fan: Michael Siladi
Loscon 36 November 27-29, 2009 Steve Barnes & Tananarive Due, Artist: Tim Rickard, Fan: Christian B. McGuire
Loscon 37 November 26-28, 2010 Emma Bull, Artist: Phil Foglio, Fans: Kim Brown & Jordan Brown
Loscon 38 November 24-27, 2011 John DeChancie, Science Rick Serfoss; Artist: Aldo Spadoni; Fan: John Hertz
Loscon 39 November 23-25, 2012 Vernor Vinge; Artist Alan White; Costume: Mela Hoyt-Heydon, Fans: Lloyd Penney & Yvonne Penney
Loscon 40 November 29 - December 1, 2013 Catherynne M. Valente, Betsy Mitchell, Sarah Clemens, Mike Donahue
Loscon 41 November 28-30, 2014 J. Michael Straczynski, Richard Hescox, Shawn Crosby & Colleen Crosby
Loscon 42 November 27-29, 2015 David Mattingly, Bobbi Armbruster, Jim C. Hines, Douglas Adams, Cal Cotton
Loscon 43 November 25-27, 2016 David Gerrold, Peri Charlifu, Nick Smith
Loscon 44 November 24-26, 2017 Carrie Vaughn, Jane Espenson, Kevin Roche, Andrew Trembley
Loscon 45 November 23-25, 2018 Seanan McGuire, R. K. Milholland, Taliesin Jaffe
Loscon 46 November 29 - December 1, 2019 Howard Waldrop, Edie Stern, Moshe Feder
Loscon 47 November 26-28, 2021 (rescheduled from
November 27‑29, 2020)
Gregory Benford, Jeff Sturgeon, Dennis Cherry, Kristine Cherry


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