Mythcon

(1) A UK convention during the 80s

A series of fantasy-oriented conventions held in the UK in the 80s. The convention was not one of the Mythcons run by The Mythopoeic Society, but seems to have been and outgrowth of a failed Fantasycon and was run without connection to the British Fantasy Society.

Convention Dates Location GoHs
Mythcon (UK) 1982 1982 Birmingham, UK Tanith Lee, Eddie Jones
Mythcon (UK) 1983 Sep 16-18, 1983 Birmingham, UK Joy Chant, Bryan Talbot, Mat Irving
Mythcon (UK) 1986 July 18-20, 1986 Nottingham Marion Zimmer Bradley

(2) A convention run by the Mythopoeic Society.

Convention Date Location GoHs
Mythcon I September 4-7, 1970 Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA C.S. Kilby
Mythcon II September 3-6, 1971 Francisco Torres Conference Center, Santa Barbara, California Mary McDermott Shideler
Mythcon III June 30-July 4, 1972 Edgewater Hyatt House, Long Beach, CA Poul Anderson
Mythcon IV August 1973 Francisco Torres Conference Center, Santa Barbara, CA Peter S. Beagle, Richard Plotz
Mythcon V August 23-25, 1974 Scripps College, Claremont, CA Evangeline Walton and Katherine Lindskoog
Mythcon VI August 15-18, 1975 Scripps College, Claremont, CA Walter Hooper, Ed Meskys
Mythcon VII August 13-16, 1976 Westbridge Conference Center, Sacramento, CA Thomas Howard
Mythcon VIII August 1977 University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA Richard L. Purtill
Mythcon IX August 11-13, 1978 Ambassador Inn, West Sacramento, CA Katherine Kurtz
Mythcon X July 1979 Hyatt House, San Jose, CA Annette Harper, Jim Allan
Mythcon XI July 1980 University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV Glen GoodKnight
Mythcon XII August 7-10, 1981 Mills College, Oakland, CA Elizabeth M. Pope, Joe R. Christopher
Mythcon XIII August 13-16, 1982 Chapman College, Orange, CA Nancy-Lou Patterson, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Tim Kirk, Katherine Kurtz, Kathryn Lindskoog, Ataniel Noel, Paul Edwin Zimmer, Bernie Zuber
Mythcon XIV August 1983 Scripps College, Claremont, CA C. S. Kilby, Stephen R. Donaldson
Mythcon XV August 1984 Mills College, Oakland, CA Jane Yolen, Paul F. Ford
Mythcon XVI July 1985 Wheaton College, Wheaton IL Patricia McKillip, Peter Schakel
Mythcon XVII August 1986 California State University, Long Beach, CA Charles de Lint, Judith Kollmann
Mythcon XVIII July 1987 Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Christopher Tolkien, John Bellairs
Mythcon XIX July-August 1988 Clark Kerr Campus, Berkeley, CA Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery
Mythcon XX July 1989 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Guy Gavriel Kay, Raymond H. Thompson
Mythcon XXI August 1990 California State University, Long Beach, CA Diana L. Paxson, Patrick Wynne
MythCon XXII July 26-29, 1991 Clarion Hotel, San Diego, CA C.J. Cherryh, Steven Potts
MythCon XXIII August 17-24, 1992 Keble College, Oxford, UK Tolkien Centenary
Mythcon XXIV July 30-August 2, 1993 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Jane Yolen, Carol Kendall
Mythcon XXV August 5-8, 1994 American University, Washington DC Madeleine L'Engle, Verlyn Flieger, Judith Mitchell
Mythcon XXVI August 1995 Clark Kerr Campus, Berkeley, CA Tim Powers, Michael R. Collings
Mythcon XXVII July 1996 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO Doris T. Myers, Ted Nasmith
Mythcon XXVIII August 1997 Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA Orson Scott Card, Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull
Mythcon XXIX July 15-20, 1998 Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL Paul F. Ford, Verlyn Flieger
Mythcon XXX July-August 1999 Archbishop Cousins Center, Milwaukee, WI Sylvia Hunnewell, S. Gary Hunnewell, Douglas A. Anderson
Mythcon XXXI August 18-21, 2000 Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii Steven Goldsberry
Mythcon XXXII August 2001 Clark Kerr Conference Center, Berkeley, CA David Llewellyn Dodds, Peter S. Beagle
Mythcon XXXIII July 2002 Boulder, CO Connie Willis, Alexei Kondratiev
Mythcon XXXIV July 2003 Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN Sherwood Smith, Dabney A. Hart
Mythcon XXXV July-August 2004 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Neil Gaiman, Charles Huttar
Mythcon XXXVI August 11-15, 2005 Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Mythcon XXXVII August 4-6, 2006 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Lois McMaster Bujold, Amy H. Sturgis
Mythcon 38 August 3-6, 2007 Clark Kerr Conference Center, Berkeley, CA Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman
Mythcon 39 August 2008 Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT Marjorie Burns, Sharan Newman
Mythcon 40 July 2009 UCLA – DeNeve Plaza, Los Angeles, CA James A. Owen, Diana Pavlac Glyer
Mythcon 41 July 9-12, 2010 Crowne Plaza Suites–Dallas, Dallas, TX Tim Powers, Janet Brennan Croft
Mythcon 42 July 15-18, 2011 MCM Elegante Hotel, Albuquerque, NM Catherynne M. Valente, Michael D.C. Drout
Mythcon 43 August 3-6, 2012 Clark Kerr Campus, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA G. Ronald Murphy, Malinda Lo
Mythcon 44 July 12-15, 2013 Kellogg Conference Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Douglas A. Anderson, Franny Billingsley
Mythcon 45 August 8-11, 2014 Wheaton College in Norton, MA Ursula Vernon, Richard C. West
Mythcon 46 July 31 - August 3, 2015 Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs, CO Jo Walton, John D. Rateliff
Mythcon 47 August 5-8, 2016 Omni Hotel at the Colonnade, San Antonio, TX Midori Snyder, Andrew Lazo
Mythcon 48 July 28-31, 2017 Champaign-Urbana. IL

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