World Fantasy Convention 2005

November 3-6 Madison, WI

Alphabet of Thorn © Kinuko Y. Craft

Guests of Honor
Graham Joyce Robert Weinberg Terri Windling
Artist Guest of Honor
Kinuko Y. Craft
Peter Straub
Special Recognition
Arkham House
Rate: $150 (US)
Attending membership limit of 850
$35 Supporting Membership
Membership Form
Membership List (as of October 23, 2005)
Hotel: The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club, 1 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703
1-800-356-8293 or 608/257-6000, TTY: 608-257-2980
To reserve online, please go to
Please Mention "World Fantasy Convention." or use Group ID 19406 to properly credit our event.
Room rates expire Oct. 5, 2005
$109 Single-Quad
$139 Single-Double (Governor's Club)
NOTE, the Concourse Hotel block is now full and the few rooms outside the block have been sold, though some rooms may open up as people adjust their travel plans. Those rooms will NOT be available through the online booking service and must be made by calling the hotel directly. We have arrangements with backup hotels.
Overflow Hotel Information
Program: Our theme is The Architecture of Fantasy & Horror.
New! The WFC 2005 Program Schedule is now online!
The hints of Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy in Madison inspired our interest in exploring the structure, art and form in fantasy and horror. Please see our new Program web page for more informatiuon.
Divided Crown © Kinuko Y. Craft
Progress Reports:
Progress Report 5 (pdf)
Progress Report 4 (pdf)
Progress Report 3 (pdf)
Progress Report 2 (pdf)
Progress Report 1.5 (pdf)
Progress Report 0 (pdf)
Advertising rates:
Program Book Advertising Rates and Information Guide
Program Book Small Press Advertising Section
Or contact us for deadlines and details.
World Fantasy Awards:
New! The 2005 World Fantasy Award Winners have been announced.
Restaurant Walking Guide
Thank you to the hard-working volunteers from SF3 who have loaned us their wheel—the WisCon Restaurant Guide— so that we need not re-invent it. Please note, the information was current as of May 2005. Please check with the concierge or call ahead to be sure the restaurant is open!
Contact: WFC-Madison,
P.O. Box 531,
Cambridge, WI 53523, USA
Convention Chair, Meg Turville-Heitz
registration questions:
Meg Turville-Heitz
suggest program ideas:
Program, Lisa Freitag
request a party suite:
Publisher liason, Jim Minz
contact the publisher liaison:
Publisher liason, Jim Minz
Dealers' Room: The Dealers' Room is now fully committed. Dealers' Room manager Greg Ketter will contact book and art dealers soon with payment schedules. Questions about individual dealer's status should be directed to Greg Ketter.
Art Show: Erin McKee is managing the art show. The art show is a juried show. For information on jury deadlines, fees, etc. please view our mailing or contact her at
Hours: Hours are posted for Registartion and Hospitality Suite.
Other WFC 2005 Committee:
Hospitality, Fred Schepartz
Program Ops, Davey Snyder
Program Book Editor, Richard Gilliam
Program Book Design, Bob Garcia
Registration at-con, Richard Russell
Space Coordinator, Chip Hitchcock
Volunteer Coordinator/Security, Steve Rogers
Webmistress, Sharon Sbarsky

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