LoneStarCon 3 Adds Program Participants

The latest additions to the 2013 Worldcon program include Catherine Asaro, David Brin, Steven Brust, Charlaine Harris, Tanya Huff, David D. Levine, George R. R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Harry Turtledove, and Howard Waldrop. Editors include John Joseph Adams (Lightspeed), Lou Anders (Pyr), Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden (Tor), and Jacob Weisman (Tachyon).

There are more than 160 program participants on LoneStarCon3’s current list.

The full press release follows the jump.

Press Release #14

LONESTARCON 3 ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

LoneStarCon 3, The 71st World Science Fiction Convention
San Antonio, Texas
August 29 – September 2, 2013

press@LoneStarCon3.org
www.LoneStarCon3.org

Postal queries to: P.O. Box 27277, Austin, TX 78755

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, April 8, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), has today confirmed over 90 additional program participants, taking the number announced so far to more than 170 in total.

The latest additions include authors and editors from all areas of the science fiction field. Newly-confirmed authors include Catherine Asaro, David Brin, Steven Brust, Charlaine Harris, Tanya Huff, David D. Levine, George R. R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Harry Turtledove, and Howard Waldrop. Editors include John Joseph Adams (“Lightspeed”), Lou Anders (Pyr), Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden (Tor), and Jacob Weisman (Tachyon).

With over 500 hours of programming planned, LoneStarCon 3 expects well over 400 participants, and we will be adding further names to the list regularly between now and the start of the convention on August 29. The full list of confirmed participants may be found on the LoneStarCon 3 website at www.lonestarcon3.org/guests/appearing.shtml.

ABOUT OUR GUESTS

LoneStarCon 3’s Guests of Honor are editor Ellen Datlow; author, academic, and critic James Gunn; Texas bookseller and fan Willie Siros; author Norman Spinrad; and artist Darrell K. Sweet (in memoriam). Our Toastmaster is British author Paul Cornell. LoneStarCon 3’s Special Guests are filk music pioneer Leslie Fish, and author Joe R. Lansdale.

ABOUT THE WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION

Founded in 1939, the World Science Fiction Convention is one of the largest international gatherings of authors, artists, editors, publishers, and fans of science fiction and fantasy. The annual Hugo Awards, the leading award for excellence in the fields of science fiction and fantasy, are voted on by Worldcon membership and presented during the convention.

LoneStarCon 3 is sponsored by ALAMO, Inc., (Alamo Literary Arts Maintenance Organization), a 501(c)(3) organization. For information about memberships or hotel accommodation, please visit our website at www.LoneStarCon3.org. Please send press questions, or requests to be removed from the LoneStarCon 3 press release mailing list, to press@LoneStarCon3.org, and send general queries to info@LoneStarCon3.org.

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