ConQuesT 53 still has space in the Dealers Room! Applications close May 15, 2022. To apply, visit our ConQuesT 53 Membership page.
ConQuesT 53 will be held in person May 27-29, 2022, (Memorial Day Weekend) at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. ConQuesT’s Guests of Honor are:
- Fonda Lee, author of the award-winning epic urban fantasy Green Bone Saga, which includes Jade City, Jade War, and Jade Legacy.
- Donato Giancola, artist with multiple Chesley, Hugo, and Spectrum awards. He’s known for his classical realist interpretation of the worlds of George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien, and others, as well as gaming cards and countless book covers.
- Rebecca Campbell, author of weird ghost stories and climate change fiction. She won the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic for short fiction in 2020.
- Ken Keller, Kansas City’s hometown fan guest, has been active in science fiction fandom since 1963 in many roles, including organizing the bid for and chairing 34th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon, held in 1976.
- Jim Young, fan guest, is a long-time fan from Ohio who has been active in fandom since 1981 and volunteering at cons ever since.
The 2022 ConQuesT is the 53rd con sponsored by the Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society. The event focuses on the literary and artistic aspects of the genre, but includes a broad selection of events for fans, cosplayers, and creators (such as writers, artists, filmmakers, etc.).
ConQuesT, Kansas City’s longest-running fan-run science fiction convention, will be held in person May 27-29, 2022, (Memorial Day Weekend) at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. conquestkc.org | https://www.facebook.com/ConQuesTKC