Tachyon well represented at MidAmeriCon II, the 74th WorldCon

Many Tachyon authors will join Tachyon head honcho Jacob Weisman this week (August 17-21) for MidAmeriCon II, the 74th WorldCon in Kansas City, KA.

The legendary event, held annually since since 1939 (except for the years 1942 to 1945, during World War II), celebrates science fiction. This years convention features Guests of Honor Kinuko Y. Craft, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Tamora Pierce, and Michael Swanwick.

Micheal Swanwick at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, August 21, 2011 (credit: STRANGELOVE FOR SCIENCE FICTION)

Tachyon creators scheduled to appear include Ellen Datlow, Kate Elliott, Sheila Finch, Lisa GoldsteinDaryl GregoryJames Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, and of course Guest of Honor Michael Swanwick.

Ellen Datlow receives the Best Short Form Editor Hugo Award at Loncon 3, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, August 17, 2014 (MidAmerican Fan Photo Archive)

MidAmeriCon II offers a massive selection of readings, signings, and panels. To find any of these authors, check out the entire schedule on their site. And be sure to visit the Tachyon table in the dealer’s room, featuring a series of scheduled signings and even a rumored giveaway.

  • James Patrick Kelly &
    John Kessel – Thursday, 4-4:30
  • Ellen Datlow –
    Friday, 11-11:30
  • Sheila Finch –
    Friday, 2-2:30
  • Kate Elliot –
    Friday, 3:15-3:45
  • Michael Swanwick –
    Saturday, 2-2:30

Stop by the table for an updated scheduled as more signings may be added.