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NonCon 2002 will be proud to host:

  • Rosemary Edghill: author of dozens of sf and fantasy novels, including (but certainly not limited to) the Twelve Treasures trilogy, Beyond World's End (with Mercedes Lackey), and two X-Men novels (as eluki bes shahar). More info can be found about her on

  • India Edghill: author of numerous short sf and fantasy stories, as well as File M for Murder (available in ebook format), and most recently Queenmaker: a Novel of King David's Queen, India Edghill is also well-known for her involvement in the Star Trek fandom. More information about her can be found on

  • Kurt Lancaster: "Kurt Lancaster is the creator of the video-streaming web narrative, Letters from Orion ( and the co-author of Building a Home Movie Studio and Getting Your Films Online (Billboard Books, 2001). He is also the author of Warlocks and Warpdrive: Contemporary Fantasy Entertainments with Interactive and Virtual Environments (McFarland, 1999) and Interacting with Babylon 5: Fan Performances in a Media Universe (University of Texas Press, 2001), as well as the co-editor of Performing the Force: Essays on Immersion into Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Environments (McFarland, 2001). )"

  • Matt Leger: artist, web designer, and filker; more information about him is available on his webpage.

  • Jason Marin: Vassar graduate, practicing lawyer, and founder of Dawnfire Games, Inc.

  • Rachel Pollack: author of a number of sf/fantasy novels, including Godmother Night (winner of the 1997 World Fantasy Award), Unquenchable Fire, and Temporary Agency. She has also published a number of nonfiction books on the tarot, and is the artist behind the Shining Woman tarot. Her most recent work includes Burning Sky, a compilation of her short stories; and The Body of the Goddess, a nonfiction work concerning spirituality and archaeology. Rachel Pollack will unfortunately be unable to attend.

  • Tony Ruggiero: author of numerous works of sf, fantasy, and horror in both ebook and paperback format. His books include: Team of Darkness, Get out of My Mind, and (forthcoming) Aliens and Satanic Creatures Wanted: Humans Need Not Apply, and Mind Trap. More about him can be found at his webpage.

  • Troma Films: Last but not least, NonCon 2002 welcomes the inimitable Troma Films, makers and distributors of such films as Sergeant Kabukiman, Tromeo and Juliet, Cannibal: the Musical, and the Toxic Avenger series. More information about them is found at the Troma Films website.

More guests will be announced as they confirm. If you have any ideas for guests to invite, please contact the guest coordinator.