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Steam Versus Cyber at ArmadilloCon
Bruce Sterling joins this weekend's sci-fi/fantasy literary event
"...After 33 years, ArmadilloCon is the little convention that could. Austin's literary sci-fi..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Armadillocon To The Future!
Sci-fi gathering readies for 2011
"...was a single moment that summed up this weekend's Armadillocon 32, it was Saturday night's duet about a giant..."

Sept. 1, 2010 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

ArmadilloCon 42 Blasts Off Into Cyberspace
Even on Planet COVID, the long-running Texas fan convention keeps celebrating science fiction and fantasy
"...of alternate realities is yours for the sampling because ArmadilloCon is back in town – well, back in your..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting Your ArmadilloCon On
Annual gathering for sci-fi writers and fans begins today
"...programming, one is struck by how inclusive and expansive ArmadilloCon is, with past honorees including William Gibson, Jonathan Lethem,..."

July 27, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

After ArmadilloCon
Science fiction convention short on cosplay, big on literary advice
"...ArmadilloCon is just like any other literary convention: It just..."

Aug. 19, 2008 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

No Mention of ArmadilloCon?
"...writer or one mention of Austin's 30-years-running sci-fi convention, ArmadilloCon? Try Googling “science fiction Austin, Texas” and tell me..."

July 27, 2008 Postmarks

Going Home to the Armadillo
After 30 years, the song remains the same at ArmadilloCon, Texas' favorite sci-fi convention
"...and E! presenters. Fear not. This weekend, Austin's own ArmadilloCon is back to restore some faith in the quiet..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Books Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dark Forces Gathering
ArmadilloCon 32
"...the Fandom Association of Central Texas – has made ArmadilloCon a regular date for readers and writers of science..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Books Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Geek Shall Inherit the Fests
Austin becomes ground zero for the new cool
"...ComicCon? Between the home-grown genre film and literary festivals (Armadillocon, Fantastic Fest, and Ikkicon) and the out-of-towners (Wizard World..."

July 4, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tales of ArmadilloCons Past
How to deal with a silent William Gibson.
"...With Austin's homegrown science fiction literature gathering ArmadilloCon hitting the big 30 this weekend (read our coverage..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Austin
How local authors who work beyond the world we know meet, connect, and launch themselves into the business
"...years. Brown's arrival coincided with the 20th anniversary of ArmadilloCon, the homegrown annual sci-fi convention that was not just..."

July 14, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

My mouth is like the motherfuckin' Sahara Desert up in here.
"...the mix and write that "A" is indeed for ArmadilloCon 2003, to which we'll teleport in a moment, but..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Six New Novels of Note by Austin Authors of Fantastic Literature
Previewing releases by Elizabeth Moon, Robert Jackson Bennett, Stina Leicht, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Lee Thomas, and C. Robert Cargill
"...several more to seek out, just in time for ArmadilloCon...."

Aug. 4, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sci-fi, slam, and sainted stoners: what's happening in books this week
"...stuff of robot revolutions and vampire lore emanating from ArmadilloCon 31, Austin's long-running sci-fi convention. The weekend will be..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Books Column by Kimberley Jones

"...Union and are available at Forbidden Fruit and BookWoman. ArmadilloCon 21..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Leather Maiden
Entertaining and distressing in equal measure, Leather Maiden is a bruising jolt from an immoral moralist
"...Joe. R. Lansdale will appear at this weekend's ArmadilloCon. For more information, visit"

Aug. 15, 2008 Books Review by Spencer Parsons

A Sort of Legend
Author Neil Gaiman is a fantastist and storyteller. Marc Savlov talks to the author and reveals why he's also a legend. Sort of.
"...Walter Jon Williams, among many other authors, will attend ArmadilloCon 21, Texas' premier annual science fiction convention, which takes..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

Persephone Station Recasts the Magnificent Seven as Women in Space
Austin author Stina Leicht pens a rip-roaring mix of planetary intrigue, intergalactic adventure, and righteous sisterhood
"...Leicht became involved with Austin's ArmadilloCon, where she led writers' workshops for many years. Persistence..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Arts Feature by Mike Berry

Five Artful Things to Do This Weekend
In case you’re, what, tired of bingeing on TV every night?
"...3) ARMADILLOCON It’s the 39th year for this annual gathering of..."

Aug. 3, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Q&A Hole: What Got You Hooked On the Weird Stuff?
Waiting for the manlike creature with the glowing eyes
"...John Gibbons: Showing my age, but Robert Heinlein's juveniles..."

July 13, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Most-Viewed Stories on by Section
Drill down, baby
"...6) "Steam Versus Cyber at ArmadilloCon"..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Features Feature

Star Trek: Nemesis
"...unmentioned here lest I get clobbered at the next ArmadilloCon, and while Picard deals with his nefarious ways, Brent..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part
How Mr. Denton Spent His Summer Vacation
"...shift into another gear entirely with the convocation of ArmadilloCon 20 on August 28 at the Omni Southpark in..."

July 31, 1998 Books Feature by Mike Shea

Post Scripts
"...* FRI, OCT 6: In celebration of ArmadilloCon, Adventures in Crime and Space bookstore will be hosting..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Arts Feature

Texas Book Festival: Nicky Drayden and Chris Brown
The Austin authors explore new frontiers in science fiction
"...for writers of color to attend local workshops like ArmadilloCon, and they are in the process of securing nonprofit..."

Oct. 22, 2019 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Cthulhu Humor of William Browning Spencer
Austin author William Browning Spencer finds the lighter side of Lovecraft and other horrors
"...became part of Austin's science-fiction and fantasy scene, attending ArmadilloCon, signing books at the now-defunct Adventures in Crime &..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Arts Feature by Mike Berry

LoneStarCon, Episode III: The Alamo Strikes Back
"...Austin is all over the place at LoneStarCon 3. ArmadilloCon co-founder and Adventures in Crime and Space owner Willie..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Not Just for Geeks
Gaming at Worldcon 97
"...session inspired by a long-running panel at Austin's annual ArmadilloCon SF convention...."

Sept. 19, 1997 Books Feature by Allen Varney

Cyberculture Evolution
From Zines to Zen With R.U. Sirius and Jon Lebkowsky
"...reading Bruce's e-zine Cheap Truth and hanging out at Armadillocon, an annual SF convention in Austin where cyberpunk evolved..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Screens Feature

Virtual Footnotes
"...who uses the handle "shiva." He's one of the Armadillocon organizers from way back, and he was trying to..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Screens Feature

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