Montana's Premier Science Fiction Convention
MisCon, Montana's premier science fiction convention, is a 4 day celebration of literacy and the arts. Held Friday to Monday, Memorial Day weekend each year, MisCon offers families an opportunity to share an experience both fun and educational. With discussion panels on writing, art, cinema and theater, and 24 hour gaming, MisCon has something for everyone with an interest in the science fiction, fantasy, or horror genres.
Register for MisCon so you can come and meet authors, artists, actors and other professionals in the world of speculative fiction and science, browse our merchants room, enjoy the variety of costumes, and enjoy a snack or meal in our hospitality suite. Whatever your interests, MisCon has something to fascinate, educate and entertain you.
MisCon 25 Theme
Our theme changes every year; last year time and space were being warped in SPACETIME. This year things may have calmed down. Our theme is Silver, in honor of our silver anniversary.
The yearly theme influences panel topics, invited guests, decoration, and sometimes convention-wide events. We encourage guests, members, and attendees to take each year's theme to heart, and let it influence your thoughts of, and preparation for, MisCon each year.
MisCon 25 Guests of Honor
- Carol Berg
Carol Berg’s fifteen epic fantasy novels have won the Prism Award, the Geffen Award, and multiple Colorado Book Awards. Her duology, Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone, won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. Carol is a regular panelist/presenter at writers conferences and science fiction conventions and is a two-time Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Writer of the Year. All amazing to one who majored in math at Rice University and computer science at the University of Colorado to avoid writing papers. Her latest novel is Ash and Silver from Penguin Random House. A former software engineer, she calls writing “the hobby that ate my life.” She lives in Colorado.
- Kass McGann
Founded in August 1997, Reconstructing History is one woman's dream to bring information on historic clothing to the public and make this data available worldwide. During the past nine years, our method for achieving this goal has changed. From selling replica clothing to sharing information on extant garments to writing instructions for beginners and posting dress diaries, Reconstructing History has grown and evolved. We hope with each change, we have helped more people understand historic clothing and able to reconstruct their own.
- Tiffany Toland-Scott
Tiffany Toland says she was "all but born with a brush in her hand." As a child, she always knew she wanted to be an artist and spent hours painting and drawing to increase her artistic skills. To this end, she dropped out of high school to focus more on her artwork, and she obtained a GED shortly after her sixteenth birthday.
For a short time she attended art school with an eye toward earning a degree in game design, but she quickly realized that it wasn't the life for her. Instead, she began promoting and selling her artwork on her own.
Her work has since been licensed for a variety of products and has been purchased worldwide.