Archive for March, 2008

Brasyl Wins BSFA Award

Our Guest of Honour Ian McDonald’s excellent novel Brasyl has just won the BSFA Award. Congratulations!


Read Full Post »

Book GoH Makes a Comeback

Åcon 2 has a book Guest of Honour. Our choice for a book that’s singled out for praise and examination is Dan Simmons’s Hyperion (which was also the book GoH of Åcon 1, but got sidetracked due to a scheduling snafu). So this might be a good time to read (or re-read to refresh your memory) the book in time for May!
more on the book

Read Full Post »

We have a junior membership available for teens. Younger children don’t need a membership. See the Members page for details.

Read Full Post »

We’re thinking of arranging a group to travel by train from Helsinki to Turku in the morning of May 1 (and back on Sunday). If enough people attend that, we can get a group discount from VR.

If you’d be interested in attending, leave a comment on this post or send e-mail to <acon@sci.fi>.

Read Full Post »