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Travel Booking Deadline Approaching

April 9, 2007

The deadline to book your Åcon trip through us is Friday this week (April 13). So, act now to book the ridiculously inexpensive trip to the convention!

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Ink

March 4, 2007

Our GoH Hal Duncan’s second novel, Ink, is out. Gwyneth Jones reviews it in the Guardian:

Readers content to be carried along by the tide will be rewarded with a rip-roaring supernatural adventure

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Agent in Denmark

January 19, 2007

Our Danish agent is Olav M.J. Christiansen. The membership fee in the Danish currency is 160 kr, and you can find the payment info on the members page.

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Agents ’round the world

January 13, 2007

We’ve just confirmed Hannu Rajaniemi as our UK agent. This means that we can now lighten your load of not only euros, but also Swedish kronor, Norwegian kroner, and pounds sterling.

If you’d like to help and are resident somewhere else in the world, please get in touch with us to join the Åcon agency.

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Book your trips!

January 12, 2007

Silja EuropaIt’s the new year, and we have a new deal for you to get yourself to Mariehamn for Åcon!

We’ve negotiated special rates with Silja Line, available only through us. For example, a return tip from Turku or Stockholm is only 10 €/person. Book now and tell your friends!

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Åcon Site Info

November 27, 2006

Thumbnail view of the hotelThe venue for Åcon will be Hotel Adlon near Mariehamn Western Harbour. The hotel will provide the accommodation as well as the programming space, and of course the restaurant and bar.

Room prices and booking info are listed on our hotel info page.

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Notes from the GoH Show

October 22, 2006

If you wish to know more about our Guest of Honour, Hal Duncan, you now need go no further than our “GoH” page (see menu on the right).

Thanks to Merja Polvinen for contributing the text!

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Hal Duncan is our Guest of Honour

October 3, 2006

Hal DuncanWe’re pleased to announce that our Guest of Honour is the British author Hal Duncan whose first novel Vellum has been praised all over. His second novel, Ink, is due to be published in February.

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Åcon Dates Decided

September 23, 2006

Åcon will be held from 17 to 20 May, 2007 in Mariehamn, Åland. The programming will start on Thursday & Friday at 4pm, Saturday at noon, and wind down with a few events on Sunday.

We’re aiming to arrange a con hotel for both the accommodation and the programming items; more info on that will follow later. Our target is 100 attending members.