Windycon 47 in 2021

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Windycon 47 in 2021 was a convention held November 12–14, 2021, online and in person at the Westin Lombard in Lombard, IL, after Windycon 47 in 2020 was cancelled due to the Covid-19 epidemic. Guests of Honor seem to have changed over the year preceding the convention, and included author Ben Aaronovitch Carlos Hernandez, artist Ray VanTilburg, science/maker Elizabeth Koprucki, musician Seanan McGuire, literary agent John Berlyne, gamer Ken Hite, and poet C. S. E. Cooney. Ada Palmer was Toastmaster. Chair was Evan Reeves.

The theme was "Urban Fantastic." The rather clumsy name is the official one.

In 2020, three of the guests of honor, VanTilburg, Koprucki, and McGuire, were part of Breezycon, the online version of the Windycon that replaced the COVID-19-cancelled Windycon 47 in 2020. Early in 2021, the concom made the decision to hold the con online only over concerns that COVID-19 would still be impacting the world enough that calling for an in-person convention would be risky. However, it was later decided to have an in-person convention with live streamed programming portions for those unable or uncomfortable with attending in person.

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