Wiscon

(1) A One-Shot Wisconsin Convention

A gathering held at the home of Dean A. Grennell on September 20, 1953 was called Wiscon. A tape recording of the gathering was made and sent to British fans.

(2) A Regional in Wisconsin

Very Serious Feminist/Political regional convention held in Madison, Wisconsin, sponsored by SF3

Convention Dates GoHs
Wiscon 1 Feb 11-13 1977 Catherine MacLean, Amanda Bankier
Wiscon 2 Feb 7-19 1978 Vonda N. McIntyre, Susan Wood
Wiscon 3 Feb 2-4 1979 Suzy McKee Charnas, John Varley, Gina Clarke
Wiscon 4 Mar 7-9 1980 Joan D. Vinge, Octavia Butler, David Hartwell, Beverly DeWeese
Wiscon 5 Mar 6-8, 1981 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Buck and Juanita Coulson, Don Wollheim, Elsie Wollheim, Teresa di Lauretis, Stephen Vincent Johnson
Wiscon 6 Mar 5-7, 1982 Suzette Haden Elgin, Terry Carr
Wiscon 7 Mar 4-6, 1983 Marta Randall, Lee Killough
Wiscon 8 1984 Elizabeth A. Lynn, Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Wiscon 9 1985 Lisa Tuttle, Alicia Austin
Wiscon 10 1986 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Suzette Haden Elgin
Wiscon 11 1987 Connie Willis, Samuel R. Delany, Avedon Carol
Wiscon 12 1988 R. A. MacAvoy, George R. R. Martin, Stu Shiffman
Wiscon 13 1989 Gardner Dozois, Pat Cadigan
Wiscon 14 1990 Iain M. Banks, Emma Bull
Wiscon 15 1991 Pat Murphy, Pamela Sargent
Wiscon 16 1992 Howard Waldrop, Trina Robbins
Wiscon 17 1993 Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lois McMaster Bujold
Wiscon 18 1994 Karen Joy Fowler, Melinda Snodgrass, James Frenkel
Wiscon 19 1995 Barbara Hambly, Sharyn McCrumb, Nicola Griffith
Wiscon 20 1996 Ursula K. Le Guin, Judith Merril
Wiscon 21 1997 Melissa Scott, Susanna Sturgis
Wiscon 22 1998 Sheri S. Tepper, Delia Sherman, Ellen Kushner
Wiscon 23 1999 Terri Windling, Mary Doria Russell
Wiscon 24 2000 Charles de Lint, Jeanne Gomoll
Wiscon 25 2001 Nancy Kress, Elisabeth Vonarburg
Wiscon 26 2002 Nalo Hopkinson, Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Wiscon 27 2003 Carol Emshwiller, China Mieville
Wiscon 28 2004 Patricia McKillip, Eleanor Arnason
Wiscon 29 May 27-30, 2005 Gwyneth Jones, Robin McKinley
Wiscon 30 2006 Kate Wilhelm, Jane Yolen
Wiscon 31 2007 Kelly Link, Laurie Marks
Wiscon 32 2008 L. Timmel Duchamp, Maureen McHugh
Wiscon 33 2009 Ellen Klages, Geoff Ryman
Wiscon 34 2010 Mary Anne Mohanraj, Nnedi Okorafor
Wiscon 35 2011 Nisi Shawl
Wiscon 36 2012 Andrea Hairston, Debbie Notkin
Wiscon 37 2013 Joan Slonczewski, Jo Walton
Wiscon 38 2014 Hiromi Goto, N. K. Jemisin
Wiscon 39 2015 Alaya Dawn Johnson, Kim Stanley Robinson
Wiscon 40 2016 Justine Larbalestier, Sofia Samatar, Nalo Hopkinson
Wiscon 41 2017
Wiscon 42 Mar 25-28 2018 Saladin Ahmedl, Tananarive Due

Website
History of Wiscon article
Wikipedia entry
History of Wiscon up to 2008


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