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Media Guest of Honor, Aaron Douglas
Aaron Douglas is best known for his portrayal of Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy’s Battlestar Galactica. Before joining the Battlestar cast Aaron had roles on many films and TV shows including: X-Men 2, iRobot, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Outer Limits and many many more. Since Battlestar Galactica we have found Aaron in his own show “The Bridge” and as the evil Bill Marsh on “Hellcats”. Aaron guest starred in an episode of “Eureka”, an episode of CBS’ “Flashpoint” and in a couple of Syfy creature features “Ghost Storm” and “Killer Mountain” where Aaron is teamed for the first time, since Battlestar, with his good friend and former cast mate Paul Campbell. Most recently, Aaron played Sheriff Tom Sworn in Hemlock Grove and Evan Henderson in the Killing.
Aaron does a lot of work for charities and the majority of his efforts go to the Canadian Cancer Foundation and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.
Author Guests of Honor, Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.
Daniel James Abraham (born November 1969) is a prolific American science fiction/fantasy author who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. His collaboration with Ty Franck under the name James S. A. Corey, Leviathan Wakes, was nominated for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. His novelette “Flat Diane” was nominated for the Nebula Award. His novelette “The Cambist and Lord Iron: a Fairytale of Economics” was nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award.
Abraham is a graduate of Clarion West Writers Workshop 1998, and sometimes collaborates with George R. R. Martin, another New Mexico resident.
Ty Franck was born in Portland, Oregon, and has had nearly every job known to man, including a variety of fast food jobs, rock quarry grunt, newspaper reporter, radio advertising salesman, composite materials fabricator, director of operations for a computer manufacturing firm, and part owner of an accounting software consulting firm. He is currently the personal assistant to fellow writer George R.R. Martin, where he makes coffee, runs to the post office, and argues about what constitutes good writing. He mostly loses.
James S.A. Corey is the pen name used by collaborators Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. Under that name they wrote Leviathan Wakes (2011), the first of several science fiction novels in a series called The Expanse.
Leviathan Wakes was nominated for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. The second novel, Caliban’s War was released June 2012, and the third novel in the series, Abaddon’s Gate, was released June 2013. Cibola Burn is the fourth full length story in the series, which was published on June 17, 2014, along with the announcement that Orbit Books has signed Corey for additional books in the Expanse series, bringing the total to 9.
As with many authors in recent years, between each pair of full-length books short novellas have been published. The first, a short story entitled The Butcher of Anderson Station: A Story of The Expanse was released as an eBook October 2011 and 69-page novella, followed by Gods of Risk, which was released as an eBook on September 2012. A third, The Churn, was released April 29, 2014. All are set in The Expanse.
They have also written the Star Wars novel Honor Among Thieves, which was published by Random House on March 4, 2014.
The first and last name are taken from Abraham’s and Franck’s middle names, respectively, and S.A. are the initials of Abraham’s daughter.
Our Fan Guest of Honor is Rebecca Anne Smith. A biography will be posted soon.
Destine Magique Cosplay consists of two cosplayers who reside in Lafayette, Louisiana named Alaska & Kitty. They met at Mechacon 2011 & have been cosplaying together ever since. They love to cosplay anything ranging from videogames, anime, & comic books. They competed in World Cosplay Summit in 2013 and won 3rd place in regionals. They enjoy doing propmaking and armor eventhough they have so much to learn! They believe Cosplay is all about fun and they aim to keep it that way!
Awkward Cosplay Girl is from and lives in Lafayette, Louisiana. She hopes to gain more and more experience as she gets more years under her belt, seeing she only started cosplaying in 2012. Currently, ACG is working on making more of her costumes and props while trying to start up a Let’s Play Youtube series and writing fiction. Awkward Cosplay Girl is excited to go and hopes to see you guys there.