Motor City Furry Con 2020
-- Postponed. Dates TBD
Westin Detroit-Southfield, Southfield, MI
-- May 8th - 10th, 2020 - Cancelled
Crowne Plaza Columbus North, Worthington, OH
Anime North 2020
-- May 22nd - 24th, 2020
Toronto Congress Centre, ON, Canada
-- July 24th - 26th, 2020
Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel, Coraopilis, PA
Fur Squared 2020
-- February 14th - 16th, 2020
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, Brookfield, WI
-- January 2nd - 5th, 2020
Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, MD
-- August 23rd - 25th, 2019
Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN
-- August 9th - 11th, 2019
Holiday Inn Chicago O'Hare, Chicago, IL
NEWS OF THE CREW
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak Motor City Furry Con 2020, originally planned for April 3-5, has been postponed. In addition, MARCON 55 has been cancelled and will return next year, May 7th - 9th, 2021.
Please raise a glass to toast our newest member, Jesse "Tango" Stringer. Welcome and congratulations. Shai Dorsai!
Our very own David Stein was invited to contribute an article to the Apollo XI themed edition of Journey Planet. Issue #46 can be found at http://journeyplanet.weebly.com/journey-planet/journey-planet-46-apollo-xi.
NEWS OF FANDOM
The Smithsonian Magazine has published an article on the origin, use, and evolution of the term "Mary Sue". The article features the story of how and why Paula Smith and Sharon Ferraro, DI, coined the term in their Star Trek fanzine.
The article can be found at the Smithsonian Magazine website, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/these-women-coined-term-mary-sue-180972182/.