Minicon 54

April 19-21, Easter weekend, 2019

About Minicon

Minicon is a volunteer run, general science fiction convention held every year on Easter weekend in or near Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minicon is run by the Minnesota Science Fiction Society, or MNStF. Attendees of Minicon can expect to find a full slate of programming (panel discussions, readings, signings, etc.), costuming, films, gaming (open and organized), a teen lounge, an art show, dealers, kids' programming, a science room, filk and folk music, a consuite and bar, room parties, and various special events.

The theme for Minicon this year is "Purple."

Guests

Naomi Kritzer - Guest of Honor

American speculative fiction writer and blogger. Her 2015 short story "Cat Pictures Please" was a Locus and Hugo Award winner and was nominated for a Nebula Award. Author of the Dead Rivers trilogy and Eliana's Song trilogy. Read more at her blog.

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Dave DeVries - Guest of Honor

Professional illustrator, comic book artist and creator of the Monster Engine, a website that showcases children's drawings converted into realistic paintings. Winner of the Spectrum Silver Medal for Fantasy Art and an Independent Publishers Book Award. See more on his website.

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Tom Fleming - Featured Artist

Since he was a child, Tom Fleming always knew he wanted to be an artist. After graduating high school in Putnam Valley, New York, he went on to receive his BFA from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, graduating at the top of his class in 1988.

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News

Programming Schedule

The programming schedule has been finalized. You can find a link to it, and information about events you have to sign up for, over on the programming page.

Pre-registration Has Closed

Pre-registration for Minicon 54 has closed. You can still register at the door. Please check the registration page for more information.

Hotel

Minicon is back at the DoubleTree Park Place in Saint Louis Park, and reservations are now open! Please check our hotel page for more info.

Guests of Honor

We are proud to announce the Minicon 54 guests of honor, author Naomi Kritzer and artist Dave DeVries, as well as featured artist, Tom Fleming.

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