madellorian CoastCon is Mississippi’s longest running and largest science fiction, fantasy and gamingconvention. It is the main sponsored event of CoastCon, Inc., a non-profit literary organization. CoastCon, Inc. and its ten-member volunteer board develop events and gatherings to promote reading, education, fellowship, and science fiction, fantasy and gaming in all formats across the Southern United States, for over thirty-five years. The next CoastCon annual convention, CoastCon 38, will be held March 20–22, 2015, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi, Mississippi.