FarmerCon XI


WHERE & WHEN:

Thursday, July 21st – Sunday, July 24th 2016 in Columbus, OH at PulpFest!
HOW TO REGISTER:

To sign up for FarmerCon XI, first email mike @ pjfarmer.com to be added to the email list and facebook group.

While there is no charge to attend FarmerCon XI, you must Register with PulpFest to attend. A prepaid, four-day membership is $30 for those members who will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Additionally, to reward these loyal attendees who help to defray the convention’s substantial costs by staying three nights at our host hotel, PulpFest is happy to offer free early-bird shopping on Thursday, July 21st.

WHERE TO STAY:

For the fifth year PulpFest will be held at the beautiful downtown Columbus Hyatt. Rooms are available at the special convention rate of $118 per night plus tax. Included in your rate is one free parking pass and free Wi-Fi privileges in your guest room. However, you must book your room by June 30, 2016 in order to get the special PulpFest rate.

PULPFEST PROGRAMMING:

Thursday, July 21st

Dealers’ Room
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM — Dealers’ Room Set-Up
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Early Registration
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM — Dealers’ Room Opens for Early-Bird Shopping
Programming
9:10 – 9:55 PM — Street & Smith’s Second Stringers — The Whisperer and The Skipper (Will Murray)
10:05 – 10:50 PM — Traveling through Time with H. G. Wells (Garyn Roberts)
11:00 PM — Pulps in the Pub (join your friends in the hotel bar and talk pulp)
Friday, July 22nd
Dealers’ Room
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM — Early Registration and Dealers’ Room Set-Up
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers’ Room Open to All
Programming
1:00 – 4:15 PM — New Fictioneers Readings — (to be announced)
6:55 – 7:00 PM — Welcome to PulpFest 2016 (Convention Chairman Jack Cullers)
7:00 – 7:40 PM — FarmerCon XI — Collaborating with Philip José Farmer (panelists to be announced)
7:50 – 8:35 PM — Our Guest of Honor (Ted White, the longest serving editor of AMAZING STORIES)
8:45 – 9:30 PM — The First Science-Fiction Pulp — An AMAZING Story (Joseph Coluccio, president of the Pittsburgh Area Fantasy and Science Fiction Club)
9:40 – 10:20 PM — 100 Years of the Specialty Pulp — LOVE STORY MAGAZINE and its Romantic Sisters (Laurie Powers)
10:30 – 11:15 PM — 100 Years of the Specialty Pulp — WESTERN STORY MAGAZINE and the Pulp Western (Will Murray)
Saturday, July 23rd
Dealers’ Room
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers’ Room Open to All
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM — Gaming Track in the Clark Room, Second Floor
Programming
1:00 – 1:50 PM — New Fictioneers Readings — (to be announced)
2:00 – 2:50 PM — The AMAZING World of New Pulp (Ron Fortier new pulp panel)
3:00 – 3:50 PM — Ten Years in The Shadow’s Sanctum — Anthony Tollin’s Sanctum Books
5:00 – 6:50 PM — PulpFest 2016 Group Meal at a Dick’s Last Resort (Volunteer coordinator Sally Cullers)
7:00 – 7:25 PM — PulpFest 2016 Business Meeting (meet the convention organizers)
7:30 – 7:45 PM — 2016 Munsey Award Presentation (presented by J. Randolph Cox or Stephen T. Miller)
8:00 – 8:45 PM — 120 Years of THE ARGOSY — The World’s First Pulp Magazine (Doug Ellis)
8:55 – 9:40 PM — The Artists of THE ARGOSY — 120 Years of Sensational Pulp Artists (David Saunders)
10:00 PM – ??— Saturday Night at the Auction (John Gunnison & Joseph Saine)
Sunday, July 24th
Dealer’s Room
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM — Dealers’ Room Open to All (many dealers will be packing up; buying opportunities may be limited)
Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

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