35th World Science Fiction Convention

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SunCon, the 35th World Science Fiction Convention
Genre Science fiction
Venue Fontainebleau Hotel
Location(s) Miami Beach, Florida
Country United States
Inaugurated September 2–5, 1977
Attendance 3,240

The 35th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as SunCon, was held September 2–5, 1977, at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, United States.[1]

The chairman was Don Lundry. The guests of honor were Jack Williamson (pro) and Robert A. Madle (fan). The toastmaster was Robert Silverberg. Total attendance was approximately 3,240.


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.[2]

Hugo Awards[edit]

Other awards[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Franklin, Jon (October 30, 1977). "Star roars: this year's champs in science fiction". The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore, MD. p. D5. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "1977 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 

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Preceded by
34th World Science Fiction Convention
MidAmeriCon in Kansas City, United States (1976)
List of Worldcons
35th World Science Fiction Convention
in Miami Beach, United States (1977)
Succeeded by
36th World Science Fiction Convention
IguanaCon II in Phoenix, United States (1978)