JORDANCON ANNOUNCES TWO NEW GUESTS OF HONOR FOR 2013
ROSWELL, GA—JordanCon, a literary fantasy convention held near Atlanta, GA is excited to announce to special two guests for 2013: award-winning author Seanan McGuire and renowned artist Michael Whelan.
Seanan McGuire is the author of two on-going urban fantasies—October Daye and InCryptid, both from DAW books—as well as the series Newsflesh, from Orbit books, which she writes under the pen name Mira Grant. She won the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and in 2012, became first woman ever to be nominated for four Hugo Awards on a single ballot.
Michael Whelan is a well-known artist whose art graces the covers of over 300 books and albums. He has won 15 Hugo Awards, three World Fantasy Awards, and the SuperHugo as the Best Artist of the last 50 years. Michael has had four art books published and he is an Adviser to the Masters in Fine Arts program at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut.