ConQuesT 44, one of the longest-running general science fiction conventions in the United States, starts today at the Holiday Inn Express CoCo Key Resort in Kansas City, MO.
The convention runs May 24-26, 2013.
Author GoH is Patrick Rothfuss
Fan GoH is Chris Garcia
Toastmistress is Patricia Wrede
Artist GoH is John Picacio
Editor GoH is Teresa Neilsen Hayden
Comics GoH is John Kovalic
ConQuesT also is blessed with a large group of additional guests and panelists who are well known in the fields of writing, art, music, science, and many other areas of expertise, including George R.R. Martin, Robin Wayne Bailey, Mitchell Bentley, Dell Harris, Lee Killough, Selina Rosen, and many others (scroll to the bottom of the Guests page for a partial listing).
ConQuesT also has an excellent Art Show, Dealers Room, a respected Writers Workshop, and an annual Masquerade, as well as many other popular events.
If you have access to Facebook, please post images from this year's ConQuesT that you'd like to share, on our KaCSFFS Page. More information about ConQuesT 44 and the ConQuesT Art Show also are available on Facebook.
IMAGE: is this year's ConQuesT 44 logo, courtesy of the ConQuesT website.