Writers from Battlestar Galactica, Leverage, Warehouse 13, Outlander Created the Scripts for DisCon III’s Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies

(Washington, DC) A talented and imaginative team of writers have created the script for the Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies at DisCon III, the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Washington, DC., December 15-19, 2021. The writers’ room is led by head writer Marque Franklin-Williams and joined by Jason Marcus, Holly Moyer, Danielle Nicki, Ian Maddox, and… Continue reading Writers from Battlestar Galactica, Leverage, Warehouse 13, Outlander Created the Scripts for DisCon III’s Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies

John Harris Artwork to be Exhibited at DisCon III

(Washington, DC) John Harris, DisCon III’s Artist Guest of Honor’s artwork, will be on display at DisCon III, the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Washington, DC., December 15-19, 2021. Unfortunately, due to the convention’s new date, Harris will be unable to attend in person. Alison Eldred, Artists’ Agent for Harris, shared the following statement.… Continue reading John Harris Artwork to be Exhibited at DisCon III

Covid Policy

Worldcon is more than just a convention: it is a community. As such, we all have a duty to protect each other and to protect our friends, families, and peers.This has been true from the very first Worldcon in 1939, and it remains true today. At DisCon III, we aim to continue this tradition of… Continue reading Covid Policy

Con Chair Resignation

DisCon III, the 79th World Science Fiction Convention, announces today that Bill Lawhorn has resigned from his position as Convention Chairperson of DisCon III, effective immediately. The Baltimore-Washington Area Worldcon Association (BWAWA) has begun the process of finding a permanent replacement. Until the position is filled, the DisCon III Division Heads and staff will continue… Continue reading Con Chair Resignation

New 2023 Worldcon Bidder

DisCon III has accepted the bid filing from Winnipeg, Canada, to host the 2023 Worldcon. CanSMOF is the organization that will run the convention should the membership choose Winnipeg to host Worldcon. As previously announced, the filing deadline for bidding for the 2023 Worldcon was February 26, 2021. We have examined Winnipeg’s filing documents and… Continue reading New 2023 Worldcon Bidder

New Dates, New Hotel

First, we want to thank everyone for their patience while we navigated the ongoing situation regarding our hotel facilities, convention dates, and the form DisCon III will be taking. We made the commitment to keep everyone informed either every two weeks or sooner if the situation has changed. If you are unsure about what that… Continue reading New Dates, New Hotel

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