Smofcon 40 Posts Worldcon and Smofcon Bidder Questionnaires

Smofcon 40, a convention for conrunners taking place December 1-3 in Providence, RI asked Worldcon and Smofcon bidders to answer a questionnaire.

The responses have been posted at Smofcon 40’s website. There are direct links below to the answers that have already been returned. Check back there for possible later submissions.

The con will also host a Q&A session on December 2 where bid representatives will make presentations and take questions.

Standing Worldcons

Worldcon bids

Smofcon bids

Pre-Bid Planning Under Way for Dublin in 2029

Brian Nisbet and Marguerite Smith have not technically announced a bid yet, but over the weekend they revealed their intention to bid for Dublin in 2029 at this year’s Octocon, the Irish National Science Fiction Convention. 

They will be at SMOFcon in Lisbon and DisCon III to share the message again, and will become more active as they progress into 2022 and beyond.

They are reachable at [email protected], and have a placemarker site at

[Thanks to Marguerite Smith and Brian Nisbet for the story.]