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Welcome to 2019!

Once in a while you stumble through the doors of a magical place and realize just what you have been missing in your life up to that point.  That is how it felt for me seven years ago when I attended my first Penguicon and every year since. I have enjoyed working to bring this awesome Con into existence and this year it is my honor to be the 2019 ConChair. Each year the ConChair gets to bring their own…

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Saladin Ahmed, 2019 Penguicon Guest of Honor!

I am so pleased to announce our first featured guest for 2019, Saladin Ahmed! Saladin Ahmed’s first novel, Throne Of The Crescent Moon, was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards, praised by George RR Martin as “a rollicking swashbuckler,” and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Saladin’s short fiction, essays, and poems have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Slate, Salon, and BuzzFeed. Recently he has focused on comics, winning the Eisner Award for Best New Series…

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Maker Market Application Open!

Hello my lovely PenguiPeeps! Good news, the 2019 Penguicon Maker Market Application is live!  Due date for the applications are Feb. 1st 2019.  You can find more information about joining the Maker Market here.  Please e-mail makermarket@penguicon.org if you have any additional questions.  I can’t wait to see what you guys will create this year!

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