2018 Blizzard World Minneapolis, MN ComiCon

Saturday, February 17th  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BLIZZARD WORLD 5
COMICS, TOYS, ART, COOL STUFF!
MTS School Gym 2872 26th Ave S
FREE ADMISSION IF YOU WEAR A COSTUME!
Admission $3 for Adults $2 for 11-17
FREE ADMISSION FOR KIDS 10 & UNDER!

Galactic Battleground, 4 player Local independently created ARCADE GAME will be at the show and available to play all day for FREE at Blizzard World 5!

ANNIHILATION (Starring Natalie Portman) Movie swag like advance screening passes and T-Shirts available while supplies last!

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2017 Twin Cities Book Festival, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN

Saturday, October14th10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Free Admission!

The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines, booksellers—all of whom connect over great books and conversations.

  You're square....be there!

You're square....be there!


2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair, Washington, DC

Thursday, February 9th to Saturday, February 11th   9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Table 952-T

The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The 2016 conference featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Washington, DC, in 2017 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer, and Thicke & Vaney Books fair to middling works.

2016 Bizarro Con, Portland Oregon

November 17th to 20th, 2016

BizarroCon 2016 was the debut of Thicke & Vaney Books!  It is held yearly at Edgefield Manor, one of the most interesting hotels in the country. It is a historical building that has been restored by McMenamins brewing company. The European style hotel has been described as a “Down the Rabbit Hole Experience,” which is a perfect place for BizarroCon and The Wonderland Book Awards. On the property, there is a brewery, winery, and distillery; there are 3 restaurants, 8 bars (including a whiskey and cigar bar), a pool hall, a movie theater, a 3-par golf course, a teahouse, a soaking pool, and a lot of surreal artwork covering the walls.  For more information, check out their website at: http://www.mcmenamins.com/54-edgefield-home.