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About Memphis 2023

We would like to bring Worldcon, the oldest (mostly-) continuously running science fiction convention, to Memphis TN in 2023. This would be Worldcon 81, since we start our count in 1939, with afew years off in the 40s. Although Worldcon has its serious side (Business Meeting fandom represent!), it should also be fun, and Memphis is a fun town! While we don’t have a theme yet, our mascot Xelvis is busily suggesting terrible puns for us to use for it.

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Worldcon Question Time

Given recent circumstances, now that CoNZealand has (officially) closed we feel that a well-though-out response is merited to questions asked of us over the last few days. We have chosen this format to try and respond in full; to quote a mutual friend, you can't tweet nuance. Read more

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Memphis in ‘23