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Thanks to Sue Mason for supplying artwork for this site. If it looks good thank Sue. If it doesn't, blame me.

Minicon 38 was April 18-20, 2003

Writer Guests of Honor: Robert J. Sawyer & Carolyn Clink
Fan Guest of Honour: Sue Mason
Musician Guest of Honor: Steve Macdonald

Hotel: Millennium Hotel Minneapolis


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Minicon 38 is over. Thanks to everyone who showed up and helped to make it such a great time.

The preliminary program grid is available online.

[Added 2012-2017] Here is the program book in PDF (61MB), or a lower quality version (2MB), or page images: front cover | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | back cover

Creative Commons License Except as noted below, the parts of the Minicon 38 Program Book made available here — by The Minnesota Science Fiction Society, Glenn Tenhoff and Ken Fletcher — are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States. Exceptions: Content by Alexis Gilliland is © Alexis Gilliland, all rights reserved, and is reproduced here by permission. Content by Sue Mason is © Sue Mason, all rights reserved.

This overrides the original copyright notice in the document.

A PDF version of Progress Report 3 is now available online.

A PDF version of Progress Report 2 is now available online. [Added 2011 06 08: Here's the registration form that was included as the centerfold.]

Added 2019: Here's a photo of the t-shirt (the front; the back is blank):

Thumbnail of Minicon 38 t-shirt front: a dragon surrounded by leaves below 'Minicon 38'

And here's a photo of someone wearing it.


Thanks to everyone who showed up to the Minneapolis in '73 parties at CONvergence, Diversicon, ConJose, Loscon and MarsCon. We had fun and hope that you did as well. Special thanks to everyone who helped out, with an extra special thanks to CONvergence party hosts Sharon Kahn and Richard Tatge, Diversicon party host Larry Sanderson, ConJose party hosts: Doug Friauf, David Schroth, Laura Jean Fish and Larry Sanderson, Loscon party hosts Geri Sullivan and Don Fitch and MarsCon party host Peter Hentges.

Revised: by Kevin G. Austin
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