Noreascon Two

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The 1980 Worldcon, and second in Boston, Noreascon Two was held August 29 to September 1 at the Sheraton-Boston Hotel and the Hynes Civic Auditorium in Boston, MA. GoHs: Damon Knight and Kate Wilhelm, FGoH: Bruce Pelz. Robert Silverberg was Toastmaster. Chaired by Leslie Turek.

Noreascon Two was sponsored by MCFI.

Formed from the Boston in 1980 bid, it hosted the 1982 Worldcon Site Selection.

Noreascon Two sponsored the completion of FGoH Bruce Pelz's Fantasy Showcase Tarot Deck and displayed all of the art commissioned for it. It sponsored the first Fannish Inquisition.

Among other events, a drunken Susan Wood threw a bottle at Terry Carr in the SFWA Suite; Carr required stitches, but Wood did not remember the event the next day.

Tony Lewis' Noreascon Two Reminiscence.


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