46th World Science Fiction Convention

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Nolacon II, the 46th World Science Fiction Convention
Genre Science fiction
Venue Municipal Auditorium
Location(s) New Orleans, Louisiana
Country United States
Inaugurated September 1–5, 1988
Attendance 5,300
Filing status non-profit

The 46th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Nolacon II, was held 1–5 September 1988 at the Marriott, Sheraton, and International Hotels, and the New Orleans Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The chairman was John H. Guidry. The guest of honor was Donald A. Wollheim (pro) and Roger Sims (fan). The toastmaster was Mike Resnick. Total attendance was approximately 5,300.

Awards[edit]

The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, are also presented each year at Worldcon.[1][2]

Hugo Awards[edit]

Other awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1988 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
45th World Science Fiction Convention
Conspiracy '87 in Brighton, UK (1987)
List of Worldcons
46th World Science Fiction Convention
in New Orleans, USA (1988)
Succeeded by
47th World Science Fiction Convention
Noreascon 3 in Boston, USA (1989)