Con†Stellation XXXV: Horologium (The Clock)
13–15 October 2017——Huntsville, Alabama
|GoH: Mary Robinette Kowal||Artist GoH: David O. Miller||MC: Toni Weisskopf|
Mary Robinette Kowal bio goes here.
David O. Miller bio goes here.
For us at Con†Stellation, Toni Weisskopf may be the epitome of a hometown
gal woman person hero made good. OK, so Huntsville isn't actually her home town, but she moved here with her family at age 12 and credits our fair city as the place she discovered fandom. After graduating from Oberlin College she joined Baen Books (in 1987) where she rose through the ranks from editorial assistant to editor to executive editor. She took the reins as publisher after the death of founder Jim Baen in 2006.
Toni has kept Baen Books one of the leading lights in sf and fantasy since then and shows no signs of slowing down. When you talk to her at Con†Stellation about the stellar list of authors she's worked with (David Weber, Mercedes Lackey, David Drake, Lois McMaster Bujold, Eric Flint, Wen Spencer, Larry Correia, Charles E. Gannon—just to name a few); about just anything to do with sf/f publishing; or about fannish history (her bona fides in fannish publishing are as strong as in professional publishing and she was one of the driving forces bringing DeepSouthCon back to Huntsville for its 50th incarnation in 2012.
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/features/toni-weisskopf-baen-books/ Kirkus Reviews Q&A: Toni Weisskopf, Publisher at Baen Books, by David Rapp on March 11, 2014
DSC Phoenix Award 1994 DSC Rebel Award 2000 Ruble Award 1994 SFWA Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award 2017 Neffy Award as Best Editor 2015
Hugo, Editor, Long Form, nominated 4 times 2013–16
In addition to our Guests of Honor and Master of Ceremonies, we are working on a great lineup of other guests that keeps expanding. The list is updated as guests are confirmed.