Upcoming Events

WHERE & WHEN

Thursday, July 26th – Sunday, July 29th, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA at PulpFest!

HOW TO REGISTER

To sign up for FarmerCon 100, first email mike@pjfarmer.com to be added to the email list and facebook group.

While there is no charge to attend FarmerCon 100, you must Register with PulpFest to attend.

BOOK YOUR ROOM

Stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh/Cranberry and get discounts on your PulpFest registration. You can also reserve a room by calling 1-800-222-8733. Be sure to mention PulpFest to receive the special convention rate of $129 plus tax per night. Included in the room rate are free Wi-Fi privileges in each sleeping room and two complimentary breakfasts per room for each day of your stay. Parking is free. You must book your room by July 4, 2018 in order to get the special convention rate.

This is our second year at this great facility.

PULPFEST PROGRAMMING

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE FOR PULPFEST 2018

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Dealers' Room
3:00 PM – 10:00 PM — Dealers' Room Set-Up
3:00 PM – 7:30 PM — Early Registration
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM — Dealers' Room Open for Early-Bird Shopping

Programming
8:40 – 9:10 PM — Leonard H. Nason — Soldier and Writer (Kurt Shoemaker)
9:20 – 9:50 PM — Edgar Rice Burroughs and The Great War (Henry G. Franke, III)
10:00 – 10:40 PM — Life and Death on the Front Lines: The War Comics (Michelle Nolan)
10:45 – 11:15 PM — World Building and Writing in the Nine Continuity (FarmerCon 100 Panel)
11:25 – 12:30 AM — MOI, TARZAN — French Documentary Featuring George McWhorter, Philip José Farmer, & Francis Lacassin

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Dealers' Room
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM — Early Registration and Dealers' Room Set-Up
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers' Room Open to All

Programming
12:30 – 3:30 PM — New Fictioneers Programming — to be determined
3:30 – 4:30 PM — Friday Night Auction Preview
6:55 – 7:00 PM — Welcome to PulpFest (Convention Chairman Jack Cullers)
7:00 – 7:40 PM — 100 Years of Philip José Farmer: His Influence and Legacy (FarmerCon 100 Panel)
7:50 – 8:20 PM — Special Guest Presentation: John Fleming Gould, Pulp Illustrator (Robert Gould)
8:30 – 9:10 PM — Fighting Aces of War Skies: The Pulps Take Flight (Don Hutchison — moderator — Chris Kalb, Bill Mann, Steve Young)
9:10 – 9:50 PM — Life and Death on the Front Lines: The Men's Adventure Magazines and the Art of War (Bob Deis and Wyatt Doyle)
9:50 – 10:05 PM — Last Minute Auction Viewing
10:05 – 12:00 AM — Friday Night Auction

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Dealers' Room
10:00 AM – 4:45 PM — Dealers' Room Open to All

Programming
12:30 – 2:30 PM — New Fictioneers Programming — to be determined
2:30 – 3:30 PM — New Pulp Writers' Panel — to be determined
3:30 – 4:30 PM — Saturday Night Auction Preview
5:00 – 6:45 PM — PulpFest Group Meal
7:00 – 7:20 PM — PulpFest Annual Business Meeting (meet the convention organizers)
7:20 – 7:30 PM — Munsey Award Presentation (presented by David Saunders)
7:35 – 8:20 PM — Our Guest of Honor — Joe Lansdale (interviewed by Tony Davis)
8:30 – 9:10 PM — Life and Death on the Front Lines: The Art of the War Pulps (David Saunders)
9:20 – 9:50 PM — The Dark Heart of Loki: Philip José Farmer Revisits 1918 (FarmerCon 100 Panel)
9:50 – 10:05 PM — Last Minute Auction Viewing
10:05 – 12:00 AM — Saturday Night Auction

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Dealer's Room
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM — Dealers' Room Open to All (many dealers will be packing up; buying opportunities may be limited)

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.