This page is the main Media and Press Center for LoneStarCon 3. Our objective is to make it easy for press and media contacts to find us, to get in touch with us, and to get and download information that they can use. This includes copies of all our official Press Releases and other useful material.
Submit general press queries and requests for information to Laurie Mann, Press Office Head, at press@LoneStarCon3.org.
LoneStarCon 3 Press Office Information
During LoneStarCon 3, the Press Office will be located in the Convention Center Gallery, adjacent to Exhibit Hall A, next to the Newsletter area.
The Press Office will be open at these times:
- Thursday, August 29, noon - 5 p.m.
- Friday, August 30, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Saturday, August 31, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Sunday, September 1, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Monday, September 2, 10 a.m. - noon
We will he holding an open press conference on Thursday, August 29 at 10 a.m. in Room 101B of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This will feature the majority of our guests as well as senior convention staff. If you plan to attend, please let us know by contacting us at press@LoneStarCon3.org.
Press Passes and Press Credentials
To obtain press credentials for LoneStarCon 3, please read our policy on press passes and press credentials.
News from LoneStarCon 3
Members of the press may also freely use any of the event information provided on this website for background research.
Press Coverage of LoneStarCon 3
Selected press coverage of the convention. Please write to us at press@LoneStarCon3.org if you spot any that we have missed!
- SAEvents Calendar Listing
- September 3, Austin Chronicle: LoneStarCon 3: The Hugos by Robert Faires & Amy Gentry
- September 3, Publishers Weekly: 2013 Hugo Winners Announced
- September 3, The Paisano: LoneStarCon 3: Dedication and True Fandom in San Antonio by Jackie Calvert
- September 3, KABB: Street's Corner: Sci-Fi Writer Becomes Genomic Pioneer
- September 2, Austin Chronicle: LoneStarCon 3: The Lois McMaster Bujold Interview by Amy Gentry
- September 2, Austin Chronicle: LoneStarCon 3: Lessons from My First Worldcon by Amy Gentry
- September 2, AnimeNewsNetwork: Story in Viz's "The Future Is Japanese" Wins Hugo Award
- September 1, Rene Guzman, MySanAntonio.com: Local Artist Adds Another Hugo by Rene Guzman (photo by Edward Omelas)
- August 30, KABB: Street's Corner: WorldCon Brings Sci-Fi Universe To SA
- August 30, Austin Chronicle: LoneStarCon, Episode III: The Alamo Strikes Back by Robert Faires
- August 28, KPFT in Houston: Karen Meschke appeared on ThinkWing radio with Mike Honig
- August 28, The Source: The Source: LoneStarCon 3 Hits San Antonio by Paul Flahive (Live Radio segment with Randall Shepherd in studio and Kim Stanley Robinson over the phone).
- August 28, Rene Guzman, My SA-Geekspeak: Sanford Allen Rocks Worldcon, Central Library with "Rayguns" and More Science Fiction/Horror Fun
- August 28, Austin Chronicle: LoneStarCon 3: Countdown Commencing, by Robert Faires
- August 28, Amazing Stories: Walking the River at LoneStarCon, by R.K. Troughton
- August 27, Fox San Antonio: LoneStarCon 3 Science Fiction Convention Comes to San Antonio (Live TV segment with Randall Shepherd, Patty Wells & Pablo Vazquez)
- August 23, Rene Guzman, MySanAntonio.com: How to Explore LoneStarCon 3 by Rene Guzman
- August 16, TalkNowSA: John Picacio (with an appearance by Matthew Duarte), interviewed by Vanessa Macias
- July 29, Rene Guzman, My SA-Geekspeak: Tour the home of Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan the Barbarian
- July 23, Rene Guzman, My SA-Geekspeak: Want to vote in the Hugo Awards? You have until July 31 before Midnight
We particularly want to thank Rene Guzman at MySanAntonio.com, and Robert Faires and Amy Gentry at the Austin Chronicle, for their huge support and continuing coverage throughout the event. Austin Chronicle coverage alone included two print features, eight blog posts, seven Facebook posts and 35 Tweets!