September 19, 2022
For Immediate Release
LOS ANGELES, California — Loscon 48 “Beyond the Future”
The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) is the world’s oldest continuously active science fiction and fantasy club, and has gaveled to order a meeting of the membership every single Thursday night, without fail, since the club's founding on Oct. 27, 1934. And this year once again, LASFS will present the 48th Loscon — Los Angeles’ longest running fan convention — over Thanksgiving weekend (November 25 – 27, 2022). This family-friendly gathering includes a variety of panels, discussions, activities, a film festival, an art show, music and shopping. Diverse participants include area authors, such as Steven Barnes, Larry Niven and David Gerrold.
Canadian Fantasy author Tanya Huff is the Writer Guest of Honor. Her most recent release, Into the Broken Lands, was released in August 2022. She is best known for her Blood Book series, which is the basis for the TV series Blood Ties.
Artist Guest of Honor is Dave Kellett, creator of the webcomic series Sheldon and Drive, he has just released a whimsical new book called Anatomy of Dinosaurs, the dinosaur book you wish you’d had as a child.
Faerie Tale Minstrel and Storyteller, Alexander James Adams, is the Musical Guest of Honor.
Fan Guests of Honor are Susan Fox and Gene Turnbow, founders of SciFi Radio, the world’s leading SciFi, Geek and Pop Culture radio station.
First held in 1975 at the International Hotel (now the Hyatt Regency), Loscon is hosted down the street at the recently redesigned Los Angeles Airport Marriott, located on Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport. Weekend memberships and room reservations are currently available at discounted rates. Covid-19 safety precautions will be in effect.
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Loscon 48: Nov 25-27, 2022 Los Angeles area’s longest running Science Fiction Fan Convention. Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel 5855 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045. https://loscon.org