Introducing Our GoH

Cat ValenteÅcon is proud to present our Guest of Honour: American writer Catherynne M. Valente. She is a novelist, short story writer, poet, critic, and editor who has received several awards and nominations for her work. She lives on an island and loves fandom, so we hope she’ll feel right at home at Åcon!

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Welcome to Åcon!

Åcon is a small, fannish, literary, cross-cultural relaxacon in Mariehamn, Åland. It will take place for the fifth time May 17–20, 2012. Åcon aims to mix a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of time for good conversations with an interesting programme. All programming as well as much of the socializing will be in English, since the con will have members from several different countries.