Fans of color/non-white fans: the following new free memberships are available immediately, first-come first-serve:
- ConClave, October 7-9, 2016, Livonia, MI, USA. ConClave celebrates Fantasy and Science Fiction in all its forms; its Guests of Honor are Jacqueline Carey and Michael O. Varhola.
ConClave has donated five memberships to Con or Bust, which must be claimed by September 30, 2016.
And the following new free memberships can be requested during November 15-25, 2016:
- StokerCon, April 27-30, 2017, Long Beach, CA, USA. StokerCon is the annual convention of The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization of writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy. This will be its second annual convention and will be held aboard the legendary (and haunted) Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. The Bram Stoker Awards (R) Banquet takes place on the evening of Saturday, April 29th. Guests of Honor include George R.R. Martin, Elizabeth Hand, Chuck Wendig, Peter Crowther, Bill Bridges, Tananarive Due, Gretchen McNeil, Becky Spratford, Stephen Graham Jones and Toastmaster Nancy Holder.
StokerCon has donated six memberships to Con or Bust, which should be claimed by March 15, 2017.