Con or Bust Newsletter for May 5, 2017

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Dear all,

Welcome back to the Con or Bust newsletter, which, approximately twice a month, updates you on Con or Bust events and deadlines and brings you news related to diversity in SFF fandom (scholarships, workshops, calls for submissions, awards, and the like). Your email address will always be kept private and you can unsubscribe at any time, at the bottom of the email.

Con or Bust News

Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming Conventions

The following cons donated memberships to Con or Bust (or, occasionally, an individual donated memberships), and are happening now or soon, in case you’re looking for last-minute plans. Unless otherwise noted, memberships are notavailable to these cons.

  • MISTI-Con, May 18-22, 2017, Laconia, NH, USA.
  • WisCon, May 26-29, 2017, Madison, WI, USA.

Here is the full list of conventions to which memberships are available, and here is how to request a membership.

Fandom News

  • The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing is offering the first annual Sherman Alexie Scholarship to a student who applies and enrolls in the IAIA MFA program. All applicants to the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing who are enrolled members of a Native American tribe or First Nation are eligible. The deadline is Friday, May 26, 2017, at 5 pm.

And finally, here is a lovely picture of rainbow fluorite.

Thanks for reading! See you in a couple of weeks.

Kate Nepveu

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