The second annual JordanCon convention, for fans of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series will occur next month, April 23-25, in Atlanta, GA. The organizers have released a schedule of events, along with some program highlights.
Age of Legends, LLC is pleased to announce the schedule for this year's JordanCon, the world's only Wheel of Time focused convention is now
. JordanCon will take place April 23-25 in Atlanta, GA.
Guests this year include Guest of Honor Brandon Sanderson, co-author of
The Gathering Storm, the most recent
Wheel of Time
novel; David Wong, author of
John Dies at the End
and editor of Cracked.com; and Jana G. Oliver, author of the award winning
series. Our Toastmaster for the weekend will be Matt Hatch, Benevolent Dictator of the Hard Core Fan Freaks of
Panelists and other presenters will include Jason Denzel, webmaster of Dragonmount.com; Jennifer Liang, Dragonmount staff, Director of Wheel of Time programing for
blog; Harriet McDougal, editor of the
Wheel of Time series; Jendayi Bellydance of Atlanta; Maria Simons and Alan Romanczuk, continuity editors for
The Wheel of Time
; the Society for Creative Anachronism; the Atlanta Jugglers Association, and many more.
Programming highlights this year will include our annual "Seanchan Hold'em" charity poker game and silent auction benefiting the Mayo Clinic. Additionally, JordanCon will feature gaming, a full Writer's Track, a Seanchan Homecoming Ball, costuming, and numerous panels and discussions.
Pre-registration is currently $60, and will be $65 at the door. Pre-registration closes April 3. Our host hotel for 2010 is the gorgeous
are available for pre-order through our website.
More information, including
There's also been some cool mentions of JordanCon around the web:
[*]Writers track guest David Wong John Dies at the End.
[*]Jennifer Liang wrote an article about the genesis of JordanCon for the Southern Fandom Confederation's monthly bulletin.
[*]JordanCon presenter Maria Simons was interviewed by Dragonmount last week.
[*]Also, Jennifer Liang is going to be a guest on the G-spot internet radio show this weekend to talk about JordanCon and other aspects of fandom. You can grab the details from our forums.
You can check out review, photos and video of last year's JordanCon here.