LepreCon 2014: 50 Shades of Green
May 8-11, 2014
Arizona's Destination for Sci-Fi/Fantasy Art and Literature


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A History of LepreCon, Inc.

Conventions and Sponsored Events

LepreCon 2014

May 8-11, 2014 Mesa Marriott Hotel, Mesa, AZ Chair: Donald Jacques
Artist GoH:
Author GoH: Gail Carriger
Filk GoH:
Local Artist:
Virtual GoH:
Ghost GoH: Robert Heinlein

LepreCon 39

May 9-12, 2013 Mesa Marriott Hotel, Mesa, AZ Chair: Donald Jacques & Patti Hultstrand
Artist GoH: Raymond Swanland
Author GoH: Jack McDevitt
Art Industry GoH: Jon Schindehette
Filk GoH: Nancy Freeman
Local Artist: Jeff Perryman
Virtual GoH: Michael Moorcock
Ghost GoH: Ray Bradbury

LepreCon 38


Photos-Fri
Photos-Sat
April 6-8, 2012 Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ Artist GoH: Franchesco!
Author GoH: Joe Haldeman
Media GoH: Stephen Furst
Filk GoH: Jeff & Maya Bohnhof
Local Artist: Mark Greenawalt
Gaming GoH: Todd VanHooser

LepreCon 37

May 6-8, 2011 Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ Chair: Lee Whiteside
Artist GoH: John PIcacio
Special Artist GoH: Darrell K. Sweet
Author GoHs: Elizabeth Bear & Sarah Monette
Music GoH: Seanan McGuire

LepreCon 36

May 14-16, 2010 Phoenix Marriott Mesa, Mesa, AZ Chair: Lee Whiteside
Artist GoH: Charles Vess
Author GoH: George R. R. Martin
Local Artist/Author: James A. Owen
Music GoH: Emma Bull

LepreCon 35

May Oct 2-4, 2009 Phoenix Marriott Mesa, Mesa, AZ Chair: Ethan Moe
Fan Gathering – No Guests

North American Discworld Convention

Sept 9-11, 2009 Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ Chair: Lee Whiteside
Guest of Honor: Terry Pratchett
Toastmistress: Esther M. Friesner, Jennifer Brehl, Diane Duane, Anne Hoppe, Peter Morwood, Bernard & Isobel Pearson, Colin Smythe, Rob Wilkins

FiestaCon (WesterCon 62)

July 2-5, 2009 Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ Chair: Mike Willmoth
Artist GoH: Todd Lockwood
Author GoH: Alan Dean Foster
Editor GoH: Stanley Schmidt
Fans: Jim and Doreen Webbert
Toastmasters: Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden

LepreCon 34

May 9-11 2008 Francisco Grande Hotel, Casa Grande, AZ Chair: Liz Hanson
Artist Goh Howard Tayler
Author GoHs Emily & Ernest Hogan
Special FX/Makeup Artist David Ayres
Local Artist Liz Danforth

LepreCon 33

May 11-13, 2007 Phoenix Marriott Mesa, Mesa, AZ Chair: Shahn Cornell
Artist GoH Jael
Author GoH Karen Traviss
Local Artist Nola Yergen-Jennings
Music Guest Emma Bull

LepreCon 32

May 5-7, 2006 Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Larry Vela, Artist Alan M. Clark
Author GoH John Vornholt
Special Media Guest Bill Blair
Local Artist Gilead
Music Guest Bill Laubenheimer

LepreCon 31

May 6-8, 2005 Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Larry Vela
Artist GoH: Dave Dorman
Author GoH: Kevin J. Anderson
Local Artist: Sarah Clemens
Special Guest: Bear Burge
Filk: Mitchell Burnside Clapp

World Fantasy Convention 2004

Oct 28-31, 2004 Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ Chair: Mike Willmoth
Author GoH: Gwyneth Jones
Artist GoH Janny Wurts
Editor GoH: Ellen Datlow
Publisher GoH: Betty Ballantine
Toastmistress Jennifer Roberson

LepreCon 30

May 7-9, 2004 Sheraton Crescent Hotel, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Mark Boniece
Artist GoH: Donato Giancola
Author GoH: David Drake
Local Artist GoH: Sylvana Andershon-Gish
Special Guest: John Eaves
Music Guest: Mara Brener

World Horror Convention 2004

April 8-11, 2004 Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Mike Willmoth
Author GoH Douglas Clegg
Artist GoH: Caniglia
Editor GoH: Stephen Jones
Toastmaster: David Morrell
Media: Dee Snider
Special Guest Author Adam Niswander
Writer’s Workshop: Mort Castle
Editing Workshop: Nancy Kilpatrick

LepreCon 29

May 16-18, 2003 Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Shahn Cornell
Artist GoH: Larry Elmore
Author GoH: Charles de Lint
Local Artist GoH: Madame M
Media Technical Guest: Richard Coyle
Music Guest: Karen Willson

LepreCon 28

May 17-19, 2002 Embassy Suites Phoenix North, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Lee Whiteside
Artist GoH: Monte M. Moore
Author GoH: Peter David
Local Artist GoH: James Reade
Music Guests: Jeff & Maya Bohnhoff

LepreCon 27

May 18-20, 2001 Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale, AZ Chair: Mark Boniece
Artist GoH: Stephen Hickman
Author GoH: Michael A. Stackpole
Local Artist GoH: Robert Ross
Music Guests: Echo’s Children

LepreCon 26

May 22-24, 2000 Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Scottsdale, AZ Chair: Dave Hungerford
Artist GoH: Lubov
Author GoH: John DeChancie
Local Artist GoH: Larry Vela
Filk GoH: Marilyn Miller

LepreCon 25

May 14-16, 1999 Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort, Scottsdale, AZ Chair: Pat Connors
Artist GoH: Michael Whelan
Author GoH: Larry Niven
Local Artist GoH: Robert Peacock
Filk GoH: Lynn Gold

LepreCon 24

May 15-17, 1998 Francisco Grande Hotel, Casa Grande, AZ Chair: Ray Gish
Artist GoH: Janny Wurts
Author GoH: Tim Powers
Media GoH: Marc Scott Zicree
Special Guest: Don Maitz
Local Artist GoH: C. F. Yankovich
Filk Guests: Jeff Bohnhoff & Maya Kaatherine Bohnhoff

LepreCon 23

May 16-18, 1997 Francisco Grande Hotel, Casa Grande, AZ Chair: Charles Jarvis
Artist GoH: Kevin Ward
Author GoH: Dave Wolverton
Local Artist GoH: Leslie D’Allesandro Hill
Media GoH: George Johnsen

LepreCon 22

May 17-19, 1996 Francisco Grande Hotel, Casa Grande, AZ Chair: Jay Patton
Artist GoH: Bob Eggleton
Author GoH: Tracy Hickman
Local Artist GoH: Liz Danforth
Media GoH: Mojo
Toastmaster: Mike Stackpole
Filk: Mitchell & TJ Burnside Clapp

LepreCon 21

May 26-29, 1995 Francisco Grande Hotel, Casa Grande, AZ Chair: Dave & Kim Hiatt
Artist GoH: Laura Brodian Freas
Author GoH: D.C. Fontana
Special Spouse GoH: Frank Kelly Freas
Special Artist Guest: Nancy Strowger
NASA Science Guest: Charles “Les” Johnson
Filk: Barry & Sally Childs-Helton

LepreCon 20

  May 1994 (Cancelled) Chair: Pati Cook

LepreCon 19

June 4-6, 1993 Camelview Resort, Scottsdale, AZ Chair: Doug Cosper
Artist GoH: Sue Dawe
Author GoH: S.P. Somtow
Local Artist: Katrine Cady

LepreCon 18

March 27-29, 1992 Celebrity Hotel, Phoenix Chair: Eric Hanson
Artist GoH: Liz Danforth
Author GoH: Michael Stackpole

LepreCon 17

May 3-5, 1991 Safari Resort, Scottsdale Chair: Dave & Kim Hiatt
Artist GoH: Rowena Morrill
Author GoH: Carole Nelson Douglas
Author Guest: Melinda Snodgrass
Local Artists: Deb Dedon & Earl Billick

LepreCon 16

April 13-16, 1990 Phoenix Sheraton, Phoenix Chair: Eric Hanson
Artist GoH: Jim Fitzpatrick
Author GoH: Rick Cook
Fan GoH: Cristi Simila

LepreCon 15

1989 Phoenix Hyatt Regency, Phoenix Chair: Sam Stubbs
Artist GoH: Richard Hescox
Author GoH: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Fan GoH: Sue Thing

LepreCon 14

April 1-3, 1988 Phoenix Hyatt Regency, Phoenix Chair: Ray Gish
Artist GoH: Alan Gutierrez
Author GoH: Steven Barnes
Fan GoH: Richard Wright

LepreCon 13

June 5-7, 1987 Phoenix Hyatt Regency, Phoenix Chair: Eric Hanson
Artist GoH: Phil Foglio
Author GoH: Raymond Feist
Fan: Susan Potter

LepreCon 12

May 29 - June 1, 1986   Chair: Terry Gish
Artist GoH: Kim Poor
Author GoH: Jo Clayton
Fan GoH: Peggy Crawford
Special Guest: Jennifer Roberson

LepreCon 11

April 5-7, 1985 Hyatt Regency, Phoenix Chair: Clif Baird
Artist GoH: Lela Dowling
Author GoH: G. Harry Stine
Author GoH: Lee Correy
Fan GoH: Roy Tackett

LepreCon 10

April 20-22, 1984 Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Pati Cook
Artist GoH: Real Musgrave
Special GoH: C. J. Cherryh
Fan GoH: Sleepyhawk Simila

LepreCon 9

May 20-22, 1983 Ramada TowneHouse, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Terry Gish
Artist GoH: Frank Kelly Freas
Author GoH: Jack Williamson
Fan GoH: Elayne Pelz
Toastmaster: Bill Rotsler

LepreCon 8

1982 Caravan Inn, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Zetta Dillie
Artist GoH: George Barr
Fan GoH: jan howard finder
Toastmaster: Bill Rotsler

LepreCon 7

1981 Caravan Inn, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Barry Bard
Artist GoH: Alicia Austin
Fan GoH: Bruce Miller

LepreCon 6

May 2-4, 1980 (Cancelled) Hyatt Regency Chair: Randy Rau
Pro GoH - Gordon R. Dickson
Fan GoH - Milt Stevens
Toastmaster - Terry Carr

LepreCon 5

May 1979 Quality Inn, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Ken St. Andre
Pro GoH - Ian Ballantine
Fan GoH - Skip Olsen

LepreCon 4

March 17-19, 1978 Los Olivos Hotel, Phoenix. AZ Chair -M.R. Hildebrand
Pro GoH -Poul Anderson
Fan GoH -Fred Haskell
Toastmistress -Carolyn Thompson (Marion Zimmer Bradley according to Lep 11 retro)

LepreCon 3

March 18-20, 1977 Grand Canyon, AZ Chair: Barry Bard
Author GoH -Robert Silverberg
Toastmistress - Marion Zimmer Bradley

LepreCon 2

March 19-21, 1976 Ramada Inn, Phoenix, AZ Chair: Greg Brown
Author GoH: Roger Zelazny
Toastmaster: F. M. Busby

LepreCon 1

St. Patricks 1975 Quality Inn, Phoenix, AZ Chair - Greg Brown and Curt Stubbs
Author GoH - Larry Niven
Toastmaster - Bruce Pelz
 
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