Potlatch 19: March 5-7, 2010


Potlatch History Page

Potlatch History Page


Previous Potlatches

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Convention Dates Hotel Place Chair(s) Book of Honor
Potlatch 1 Feb. 14-16, 1992 University Plaza Hotel Seattle, WA Kate Schaefer  
Potlatch 2 Feb. 26-28, 1993 Hotel Shattuck Berkeley, CA Tom Whitmore Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Potlatch 3 Feb. 11-14, 1994 University Plaza Hotel Seattle, WA Jane Hawkins  
Potlatch 4 Feb. 10-12, 1995 Waterfront Plaza Hotel Oakland, CA Deb Notkin The Only Neat Thing to Do by James Tiptree, Jr.
Potlatch 5 Feb. 2-4, 1996 Imperial Hotel Portland, OR David Levine The Lathe of Heaven video
Potlatch 6 Feb. 28-Mar 2, 1997 University Plaza Hotel Seattle, WA Luke McGuff  
Potlatch 7 Jan. 16-18, 1998 Jack London Inn Oakland, CA Guy Thomas War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Potlatch 8 Jan. 22-24,1999 Doubletree Inn Gateway Springfield, OR Lynn Adams  
Potlatch 9 Feb. 25-27, 2000 University Plaza Hotel Seattle, WA Ian K. Hagemann  
Potlatch 10 Feb. 23-25, 2001 Ramada Plaza Hotel International San Francisco, CA Janet Lafler, Guy Thomas Thunder and Roses by Theodore Sturgeon
Potlatch 11 Feb. 22-24, 2002 The Best Western Executive Inn Seattle, WA Kate Schaefer, Jane Hawkins  
Potlatch 12 Feb. 21-23, 2003 Ramada Plaza Hotel International San Francisco, CA Karen Schaffer The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith
Potlatch 13 Feb. 27-29, 2004 The Best Western Executive Inn Seattle, WA Luke McGuff The Shockwave Rider by John Brunner
Potlatch 14 Mar. 4-6, 2005 Ramada Plaza Hotel International San Francisco, CA Steven Schwartz, Janet Lafler A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
Potlatch 15 Feb. 24-26, 2006 The Best Western Executive Inn Seattle, WA Ulrika O'Brien The Avram Davidson Treasury
edited by Robert Silverberg and Grania Davis
Potlatch 16 Mar. 9-11, 2007 Red Lion Convention Center Portland OR Ruth Sachter Dimensions of Sheckley: The Selected Novels of Robert Sheckley, edited by Sharon L. Sbarsky and Mike Resnick
Potlatch 17 Feb. 29 - March 2, 2008 Hotel Deca Seattle, WA Kate Schaefer Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
Potlatch 18 Feb. 27 - March 1, 2009 Domain Hotel Sunnyvale, CA Matt Austern, Steven Schwartz Growing Up Weightless by John M. Ford and Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin

Potlatch Con Reports


Literary Links

Reading, talking about, and writing science fiction is what Potlatch is all about. For the last several years we've been transcribing the panel proceedings for members and interested bystanders. If you'd like to catch up on the conversations that went down at previous Potlatches, check out some of the links below.

Past Potlatch Books of Honor:

Potlatch 2, 1993 : Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Potlatch 4, 1995 : The Only Neat Thing to Do by James Tiptree, Jr.

Potlatch 5, 1996 : The Lathe of Heaven (video, based on the novel by Ursula K. Le Guin)

Potlatch 7, 1998 : The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Potlatch 10, 2001 : Thunder and Roses by Theodore Sturgeon

Potlatch 12, 2003 : The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith

Potlatch 13, 2004 : The Shockwave Rider by John Brunner

Potlatch 14, 2005 : A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick

Potlatch 15, 2006 : The Avram Davidson Treasury edited by Robert Silverberg and Grania Davis

Potlatch 16, 2007 : Dimensions of Sheckley: the Selected Novels of Robert Sheckley

Potlatch 17, 2008: Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

Potlatch 18, 2009: Growing Up Weightless by John M. Ford and Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin