• Due to unforeseen circumstances, Katherine Kurtz will be unable to attend Chessiecon this year. She sends her apologies to everyone who was looking forward to seeing her there.
  • Do you have a discord account? We have an official Chessiecon server where you can keep up with friends, ask questions, and get announcements straight from the staff! Join us here!
  • Bambi has some good news and helpful information about the Saturday night Hallelujah Chorus here!


    Register for 2018

    Nov 1At Door
    Young Adult
    Children under 12 are always free.

    Contact Us

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    PO Box 83032
    Gaithersburg, MD 20883-3032

Jo WaltonGuest of Honor

Jo Walton is the author of thirteen novels, two non-fiction collections of essays about science fiction, a short story collection and three poetry collections. Her novel Among Others won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 2012, and Tooth and Claw won the World Fantasy Award in 2004. She comes from Wales and lives in Montreal. She plans to live to be ninety-nine and write a book every year.

Dr. Mary CrowellMusic Guest of Honor

Dr. Mary Crowell is a geeky musician from north Alabama who is very active in the filk community. Her doctorate is in music composition, and she teaches music theory, composition, music appreciation, and piano at a local community college as well as her home studio. Mary loves to write songs about mythology, gaming, coffee, beagles, and zombies.
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