Posts Tagged "Guest of Honour"

Sun, 13 August 2017 Hugo Awards at Helsinki Worldcon

A couple of days before Worldcon I was informed that their Guest of Honour Claire Wendling could not attend due to illness. I hope that Claire makes a speedy recovery and returns to full health.
I was approached by the Hugo Awards committee about stepping in for Claire, as she was due to present the Hugo [...]

Wed, 30 September 2015 Octocon 2015

September is in its twilight now, which means the annual Irish science fiction convention, Octocon, which takes place in the Camden Court Hotel, Dublin from 9-11 October, is almost upon us.
This year I’m one of the two co-Guests of Honour at the convention (along with Emma Newman), which is something I’m still humbled about.
As usual [...]

Sun, 23 November 2014 GoH at Octocon 2015

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been invited to be Guest of Honour at Octocon 2015, which is taking place in the Camden Court Hotel from 10 – 11 October 2015.
So far the other GoH who has been announced is young adult novelist Emma Newman.
I started attending Octocon as a fan, and then progressed to [...]

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