Please Note: memberships for the convention are now suspended as we have reached our initial cut-off point.
If you don't have a membership yet, and you are an artist wishing to display your work, a dealer wanting to
reserve selling space, or a publisher enquiring about sponsoring a book launch/party, then please
contact email@example.com for more information.
Once all the awards nominees have been announced later in the year, and they have been offered an opportunity
to attend, then any remaining memberships will be sold on a first-come basis at the final membership rate.
If you think that you have already joined, but don't see your name on the list of attending members (and
you haven't asked for it not to be included), then please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank You.
—The WFC 2013 Team
From the same people who brought you
the 1988 & 1997 World Fantasy Conventions,
the 2007 & 2010 World Horror Conventions,
and numerous British FantasyCons...
THE ONLY OTHER TIMES that the World Fantasy Convention
has moved outside North America was in 1988 and 1997, when the event was held in London.
It has been clear for some time now that we are long overdue for another one in the United
Kingdom. However, there have been difficulties finding a suitable location and venue in
the UK that can handle not only a convention the size of World Fantasy, but also one that
is of the standard to be expected by the many professional attendees who participate in the event.
After detailed investigations into suitable sites in the UK and mainland Europe—including
Edinburgh, Oxford, Central London and Paris—we feel that we have found the perfect
location with the Hilton Brighton Metropole.
Photo © 2012 WFC2013|
This venue is more than large enough to accommodate a convention the size of World Fantasy,
and they offer the high room standards that our North American attendees in particular have
come to expect. In addition, the surrounding amenities are second to none and, even more
importantly, the proposed venue is an easy journey from London, where most of the UK
publishing industry is situated.
It is our objective to hold a World Fantasy Convention that is to a standard set
by the very best of these events in the past.
We have a hotel and a location that is second to none. We have a dedicated and
professional team whose experience of running conventions encompasses a wide variety
of events and many decades of experience. And we have an intimate knowledge of fantasy,
horror and science fiction publishing on both sides of the Atlantic that is guaranteed
to support a varied, entertaining and informative programme that will appeal to all
attendees, whether they are "old hands" at World Fantasy Conventions or relative newcomers.
This is your opportunity to participate in one of the most exciting and exhilarating
conventions ever held in Europe for professionals and fans alike. If you are serious
about your writing career or just enjoy reading in the genre, then you really can't afford to miss it .
RICHARD MATHESON &
RICHARD CHRISTIAN MATHESON
Guests of Honour
Artist Guest of Honour
BRIAN ALDISS TESSA FARMER
and ROBERT LLOYD PARRY as "M.R. James"
Master of Ceremonies
And many other attending authors, editors, artists, publishers, agents and professionals.
For more details, visit our membership page.
|Ace Books/Penguin (USA)
||The Alchemy Press (UK)
|Allen & Unwin (Australia)
||Angry Robot Books (UK)
|Baen Books (USA)
||Borderlands Press (USA)
|Centipede Press (USA)
||ChiZine Publications (Canada)
|Constable & Robinson (UK)
||DAW Books (USA)
|Del Rey Books (USA)
||Dream Press (France)
|ECW Press (Canada)
||Eibonvale Press (UK)
|Editions Bragelonne (France)
||Editions Gallimard (France)
|Fablecroft Publishing (Australia)
||Grant Books (USA)
|HarperCollins Publishers (UK)
||Headline Publishing (UK)
|Hodder and Stoughton (UK)
||Immersion Press (UK)
|Jo Fletcher Books/Quercus (UK)
||Little, Brown Book Group (UK)
|Meulenhoff Boekerij (Netherlands)
||Newcon Press (UK)
|Old Earth Books (USA)
||Orbit Books (UK)
|Pan Macmillan (UK)
||Pendragon Press (UK)
|Prime Books (USA)
||PS Publishing (UK)
|The RAS Press (UK)
||Screaming Dreams (UK)
|Shadow Publishing (UK)
||Solaris Books/Rebellion Publishing (UK)
|Subterranean Press (USA)
||Swan River Press (Ireland)
|Tachyon Publications (USA)
||Tartarus Press (UK)
|Ticonderoga Publications (Australia)
||Titan Books (UK/USA)
|Tor Books (UK)
||Tor Books (USA)
|Transworld Publishers (UK)
||TTA Press (UK)
|Twelfth Planet Press (Australia)
DON'T JUST WISH YOU WERE HERE . . .
AT WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION 2013,
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