November 14th, 2020
Join Raven J. Demers, Jeffrey Cook, and others reading excerpts from their former and current works at Orycon via Zoom. 2pm – 4pm.
April 8th – 10th, 2020
Convention cancelled due to COVID-19
September 10th, 2019
Dance to the rhythm of three trans electronica artists (Colourbox w/Lifeblood, Tabby Divine LaBrea, and J_Birnie), find resources at the Ingersoll table, and get a chance to meet trans and enby artists like Raven and Kelly Dean Verity at the Substation Annex in Ballard. (645 NW 45th St, Seattle). Doors open at 8pm.
January 27th, 2018
Join Raven for tea at Soulfood CoffeeHouse in Redmond, WA from 2 – 4pm as she reads excerpts from her latest novel, The Grasp of Time and signs copies. Perdition and Cress and the Medicine Show also available for sale and signing.
15748 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA.
July 8th, 2017
Come visit Soulfood CoffeeHouse in Redmond, WA from 2 – 4pm for a chance to meet with the author and ask questions about current and future books. Copies of Perdition and Cress and the Medicine Show available for sale and signing.
15748 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA.
April 13 – 16, 2017
Raven will be a panelist at Norwescon 40. The schedule is:
Art and Craft Open Time
Drop by for crafts and activities for our young members.
2:30pm – 3:30pm @ Olympic 1
Introduction to Literary Analysis for Young Adults
An introductory workshop to literary analysis using science fiction and fantasy classics, specifically for a young fen and young adult audience.
6:00pm – 7:00pm @ Cascade 11
Fandom on an Allowance
Or: I Spend All My Money At Hot Topic. Come by Olympic 1 to listen to tween , teen, and adult panelists who have been there, and discuss the struggles of budgeting for gear when you don’t have a car or job.
7:00pm – 8:00pm @ Olympic 1
Creativity & Disabilities
Whether your problems are physical or psychological, there’s no denying that being creative and creating art is difficult to almost impossible when a disability stands in your way. Come learn how different artists and writers work with, past, or through their personal disabilities and limitations to create their art.
10:00am – 11:00am @ Cascade 11
Cosplaying for Real Bodies
Body shaming is rife in cosplay circles, with constant cries for bigger fans to play “body appropriate” characters… because there are so many of those to choose from? What do you do if you don’t have the body type of your favorite character? We’ll show you why it’s okay to be a plus size Wonder Woman, Power Girl, or Superman.
11:00am – 12:00pm @ Cascade 10
Autograph Session 2
Our attending professionals are available to sign autographs. PLEASE NOTE: So that as many fans as possible can participate, we will be enforcing a three-items-at-a-time (or single-sketch) autograph limit. Raven J. Demers will have copies of Perdition, Cress and the Medicine Show, and Journey Through the Hinterland available for purchase and signing.
3:00pm – 4:00pm @ Grand 2
Reading: Perdition (excerpt)
Raven J. Demers will read an excerpt Perdition, her debut novel, an uncanny vampire story focused on a septuagenarian facing numerous challenges to her ethics and worldview. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
10:30am – 11:00am @ Cascade 2
Dragon Story Time
Come enjoy a reading of the favorite children’s book Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and enjoy some dragon-themed activities. Be sure to leave the spicy salsa at home.
11:00am – 12:00pm @ Olympic 1