Archon 31 Tuckercon

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NASFiC 9, Tuckercon, was held in conjunction with Archon 31 from August 2-5, 2007 at the Collinsville, IL Holiday Inn Gateway Center.

Guests of Honor: Barbara Hambly (Featured), Darrell K. Sweet (Artist), Mira Furlan (cancelled and replaced by) Kevin Murphy & Bill Corbett (Media), James Ernest (Gaming), Elizabeth Covey (Costuming), Barry & Sally Childs-Helton (Filk), Nancy "Cleo" Hathaway (Fan), Lani Tupu (Media/Workshop), Richard Hatch (Last-Minute Special). Chairmen: Steve Norris, Michelle Zellich, Toastmaster: Roger Tener, Attendees: about 1950.

It was also called Tuckercon in honor of eofan, Bob Tucker.

Archon Hall of Fame Awards:

Tucker Awards for Excellence in Science Fiction Convention Partying:

Additionally, a number of awards were presented by groups not affiliated with Archon:

First Fandom Awards:

DucKon Golden Duck Awards:

  • Picture Book Award - Night of the Homework Zombies by Scott Nickel, Illustrated by Steve Harpster
  • Eleanor Cameron Award - Apers by Mark Jansen with Barbara Day Zinicola
  • Hal Clement Award - Rash by Pete Hautman
  • Special Award - Write Your Own Science Fiction Story by Tish Farrel

Sidewise Awards for Alternate History:

  • Long Form - Charles Stross, for The Family Trade, The Hidden Family, and The Clan Corporate
  • Short Form - Gardner Dozois, for "Counterfactual"

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