World Fantasy Award-winning author Stephen R. Donaldson (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant) leads the field of celebrity guests at the 30th annual CopperCon sci-fi convention Sept. 4-6 at Mesa’s Windemere Resort.
Other guests include Bram Stoker Award-winning authors Weston Ochse (Scarecrow Gods) and Yvonne Navarro (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and author, editor and astronomer David Lee Summers, in addition to more than 50 other authors, media experts, artists, musicians, scientists and costumers. Other activities include guest panels, presentations and workshops; a charity benefit auction; a masquerade; art, costuming and fighting demonstrations; gaming of the LARP and console variety; author readings and concerts; a water pistol war; a robotics exhibition; model rocketry; dancing; a Star Trek exhibit; and, or course, a dealers’ room.
Tickets cost $45 at the door. There are special rates for kids. Fans can save $10 now and buy tickets for $35 through April 30; after that, the price rises to $45 at the door.
CopperCon is presented by the Central Arizona Speculative Fiction Society.
For more Arizona fan events, check out Nerdvana’s Local Convention Calendar.