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Welcome to the VCON 39 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

NOTE: This schedule is still subject to change. Please check back regularly. :-)
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S.M. Beiko

Based in Winnipeg, S.M. Beiko has worked in the speculative fiction publishing industry since 2010 as a consultant, developmental editor, and graphic designer, and has done so for novels, short fiction, children's books, and graphic novels. She is also an author of young adult fantasy, including her Realms of Ancient Trilogy from ECW Press, for which Scion of the Fox won the 2018 Copper Cylinder Award. Its sequels include Children of the Bloodlands and The Brilliant Dark._x000D_
Beiko is also the co-editor with Hope Nicholson of the original graphic novel anthology Gothic Tales of Haunted Love, which was one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018. Beiko will be the sole editor on Gothic Tales of Haunted Love Volume 2, slated for release in 2020._x000D_
In addition to writing, Beiko is also the artist and creator of the teen fantasy webcomic Krampus is My Boyfriend!, which has been nominated for the 2019 Aurora Award.