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Convention Tuesdays: CampiCon, Blacktasticon 2018

Welcome to Convention Tuesdays! Every Tuesday, I will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama.

June 15-17 — CampiCon — Birmingham, Alabama

CAMPICON is the coolest new con in the western hemisphere.  It is going to be an experience like never before!  There will be camping, gaming, comics, anime, sci-fi, cosplay, tournaments, vendors, live music, food trucks, ​and so much more. You are not going to want to miss this weekend full of fun and adventure! Come out for a chance to win cash prizes, merchandise, and gift cards! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Oak Mtn. State Park while geeking out on some serious con magic. Come and help CAMPICON claim the crown of the best, baddest, biggest con in the Birmingham area!

Major guests include Peter Kelamis, John Anderson, Savana Jade Wehunt, and more.  Major events include a cosplay contest, archery contest, gaming contests, and more.  Learn more at:

June 16-17 — Blacktasticon — Atlanta, Georgia

In 2012 six Black Speculative Fiction writers formed the State of Black Science Fiction collective in order to bring attention to their work and the work of other indie Black Speculative Fiction creators. Since that time, the State of Black Science Fiction has become a positive force of Black Speculative Fiction in Metro Atlanta and throughout the country.   In 2018 we’re back again with Blacktasticon 2018.

Major guests include Linda Addison, Mshindo Kuumba, John Jennings, and more.  Major events include The Blacktasticon Cosplay Parade, The Mahogany Masquerade, Blacktastic Film Festival, and more.  Learn more at:

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