Becky Potter: Toastmaster

Submitted by ryan on Mon, 01/16/2023 - 07:28

Becky Potter is the evil overlord…err… the president of the Nebraska Japanese Animation Society, the nonprofit organization that sponsors Anime NebrasKon (NebKon). NebKon is the oldest and largest Japanese animation (anime) convention in the state of Nebraska, and she is a founding leader of the event. Becky's leadership in the anime community started while serving for four years as the president of Otaku Jinrui: The UNL Anime Club. In 2004, the club decided to host a one-day event for a fund-raiser. When 300 people attended, the club decided to continue to run the event each year.

Max Gladstone: Author Guest of Honor

Submitted by ryan on Mon, 01/16/2023 - 07:13

Max Gladstone has been thrown from a horse in Mongolia and nominated for the Hugo, John W Campbell, and Lambda Awards. Max’s most recent novels are the intergalactic adventure EMPRESS OF FOREVER, and, with Amal El-Mohtar, the time travel epistolary spy-vs-spy novella THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE THE TIME WAR. Max is also the author of the Hugo-nominated Craft Sequence, starting with THREE PARTS DEAD and most recently continuing in RUIN OF ANGELS, as well as the lead writer for the fantasy procedural series Bookburners.

Writers Contest 2023

Submitted by ryan on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:50

Attention writers of all ages and experience levels! ConStellation wants your unpublished science fiction and fantasy stories (5,000 words or less) and poetry (up to three poems) for our annual Bryce Pfeiffer Memorial Writers Contest. Winners will receive a free weekend registration to ConStellation 12 in Lincoln on April 21-23, 2023, a gift card, and recognition during opening ceremonies. Winning works will also be published in our con program book or on our website.

Sarah Clemens: Artist Guest of Honor

Submitted by jeff on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 07:55

Sarah has been attending science fiction conventions since the late seventies. The artwork she most enjoys creating are those connected with the fantastic and she is gratified at the response of con-goers to her award-winning paintings of Magnus & Loki, the cat and dragon companions, which have been the most fun of all her fantastic creations. Sarah works in a photo-real style, mostly in oils.  

Hotel Room Reservations

Submitted by jeff on Mon, 03/14/2022 - 10:44

Reserve your hotel room for the convention!

We are once again at the Cornhusker Marriott hotel.  Standard rooms are $113/night under the convention rate.

If you have not yet reserved a room, contact us and we will get you the in contact with an individual at the hotel that can help you with your reservation under the room block.

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2022 Writers Contest

Submitted by jeff on Wed, 02/16/2022 - 07:50

Writers! ConStellation is seeking original unpublished science fiction and fantasy stories (5,000 words or less) and poetry (up to three poems) for our annual writers content. Winners will receive a free weekend registration to ConStellation 11 in Lincoln on April 8-10, 2022, and a gift card. Winning works will also be published on our website and/or our con program book. Winners will also be invited to read their works at a special reading-room panel. UPDATE: The contest is now closed to submissions. Good luck to all entrants!