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By Shawn Scott Smith| May 24, 2012 | Comments Off on JORDANCON ANNOUNCES TWO NEW GUESTS FOR 2013

Press Release:

ROSWELL, GA—JordanCon, a literary fantasy convention held near Atlanta, GA is excited to announce to special two guests for 2013: award-winning author Seanan McGuire and renowned artist Michael Whelan.

Seanan McGuire is the author of two on-going urban fantasies—October Daye and InCryptid, both from DAW books—as well as the series Newsflesh, from Orbit books, which she writes under the pen name Mira Grant. She won the 2010 John W. Campbell
Award for Best New Writer, and in 2012, became first woman ever to be nominated for four Hugo Awards on a single ballot.

Michael Whelan is a well-known artist whose art graces the covers of over 300 books and albums. He has won 15 Hugo Awards, three World Fantasy Awards, and the SuperHugo as the Best Artist of the last 50 years. Michael has had four art books published and he is an Adviser to the Masters in Fine Arts program at Western Connecticut State University
in Danbury, Connecticut.

JordanCon is an Atlanta-based fantasy literature convention founded in honor of the late author, Robert Jordan. Jordan was the author of the best-selling The Wheel of Time series. JordanCon features four tracks of simultaneous programming, an Art Show, a Dealers Hall, and charity events benefiting the Mayo Clinic. Past guests have
included Harriet McDougal, Brandon Sanderson, David Wong, Jana G. Oliver, David B. Coe and Eugie Foster. This year’s guests include Hugo-award winning author Mary Robinette Kowal and artist Sam Weber. In 2012 JordanCon is being held April 20-22 at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell, GA. For more information, contact: Jessica Nasca at



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