Confluence 2008
The 20th Annual Literary Sci-Fi Convention in Pittsburgh
July 25th - 28th, 2008
Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport

Main Menu
-- About Confluence
-- Hotel and Directions
-- Guests
-- Writing Contest
-- Alpha: Teen Writing Workshop
-- Art Show
-- Video Room
-- Dealers
-- Workshops and Programming
-- Membership Info


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Guest of Honor: Joe Haldeman
Featured Filk Guest: Lord Landless
P. Schuyler Miller Critic Guest: Kathryn Cramer
Other Guests: S. C. Butler, Ann Cecil, Ken Chiacchia, Lawrence C. Connolly, Ade Conway, Juanita Coulson, Eric Leif Davin, Lawrence Dean, Susan Dexter, Tim Esaias, Marty Coady Fabish, Stephen C. Fisher, Pete Grubbs, Gay Haldeman, David Hartwell, Kevin Hayes, Randy Hoffman, Alan A. Katerinsky, Herb Kauderer, William H. Keith, Jr, David Barr Kirtley, Geoffrey Landis, Timothy E. Liebe, Jim Mann, Laurie Mann, Paul Melko, Judi Miller, James Morrow, Kathy Morrow, Charles Oberndorf, Joshua B. Palmatier, Ada Palmer, Naomi Pardue, Tamora Pierce, John Schmid, Thomas Seay, H. Paul "Dr. Seti" Shuch, Michelle Sagara, Sassafrass, Bud Sparhawk, Karina Sumner-Smith, S. Andrew Swann, Henry Tjernlund, Diane Turnshek, Mary Turzillo, Dave Wells and Darren Zieger.
Video Program: Four Color on Film
The Adventures of Superman (1952), Superman (1978), V for Vendetta (2005), Sin City (2005), City Hunter (1993), The Rocketeer (1991), Mystery Men (1999), Ghost in the Sheell: Stand Alone Complex (2002), Flash Gordon (1980), Stardust (2007), 300 (2006), Shogun Assassin (1980), Cutie Honey (2004), The Amazing Screw-on Head (2006), The Phantom (1996), Tank Girl (1995), Appleseed (1988)
Writing Contest: "Metallic Feathers"
Judges: Wen Spencer, Mary Turzillo, Joshua Palmatier
First Place: "Guinea" by Amy Treadwell (Moore, OK)
Second Place: "Nine is Her Number" by Amy Treadwell (Moore, OK)
Third Place: "But Not Touch" by Rhiannon Held (Seattle, WA)
Dealers: Juanita Coulson, Larry Smith Bookseller, Christine Hutson, Ursula's Alcove, EDGE Books, The Light Trading Company, Travis Clemmons, Marvin Kilmer, Francis Graham, Marc Vun Kannon, Undiscovered Treasures, Fortress Publishing, Costumes by Loren, Michael D'Ambrosio, Spicy Braids, David Hartwell, Old Earth Books, Earthwisdom

Presented by PARSEC, Pittsburgh's Premiere Science-Fiction Organization

Conference security provided by The Dorsai Irregulars

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