Dublin Wins Worldcon

Dublin, Ireland has won the right to host the 2019 Worldcon in an uncontested site selection. Dublin 2019 will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin from August 15-19, 2019. Membership will be on sale soon. James Bacon will chair the convention. The announced Guests of Honor are:

  • Bill and Mary Burns
  • Diane Duane
  • Ginjer Buchanan
  • Ian McDonald
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • Steve Jackson

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Buchanan Announces Retirement

Ginjer Buchanan has announced that she will retire in March 2014. Buchanan was hired at Berkley Books in 1984 and helped build the Ace and Roc science fiction and fantasy lists. Buchanan was named editor-in-chief of the two lines in 2007. In 2013, she was honored by SFWA for her lengthy career at Ace/Roc, as well as her prior career working for Pocket and the Science Fiction Book Club.

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