Funds to attend SFWA Nebula Conference, memberships to Scintillation & Beach City Con

Fans of color/non-white fans, the following new assistance can be requested during February 1-10, 2018:

The 2018 SFWA Nebula Conference, May 17-20, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (@sfwa). The SFWA Nebula Conference focuses on three tracks relevant to professionals in the genre and allows attendees to choose from career management, professional development, and expert knowledge panels and workshops throughout the weekend, and includes the Nebula Awards ceremony and banquet. You do not have to be a SFWA member to attend.

The SFWA Givers Fund has awarded $4,000 to Con or Bust to enable people of color/non-white people attend SFWA Nebula Conferences.


Scintillation, October 5-7, 2018, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Scintillation is a small literary focused SF convention with program by Jo Walton; details at its Kickstarter page.

Scintillation has donated three memberships and $100 to Con or Bust.


Beach City Con, October 12 – 14, 2018, Virginia Beach, VA, USA (@beachcitycon). Beach City Con is a Steven Universe fan convention.

Beach City Con has donated four weekend passes, to be claimed by September 14, 2018.


To learn how to request assistance, see the Request Assistance page. For the most up-to-date list of cons to which assistance is available, see the Upcoming Cons page.

Thanks, and please spread the word!

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