arisialj (arisialj) wrote in arisia,

Arisia 2015 Guests of Honor

While it's true that our eyes are mostly on 2014, some people are planning way ahead for the fun of Arisia 2015.  Here's our guest of honor lineup for a year from January, again in the Westin Boston Waterfront, January 16 - 19 2015

Writer Guest of Honor: N.K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is an American speculative fiction writer and blogger. Her debut novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award, the 2011 Hugo Award, and the World Fantasy Award, and was short-listed for the James Tiptree Jr. Award. She has won a Locus Award for Best First Novel. Also in 2010, her short story "Non-Zero Probabilities" was a finalist for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Her website is

Artist Guest of Honor: Lee Moyer

Lee Moyer is an American painter, illustrator, graphic designer, Web designer, and comic book painter and designer. Lee Moyer began his initial painting training using the mediums of watercolor and oils. In 1989, he expanded into the digital art realm, which has become his premiere medium as a painter and illustrator. While building his freelance career and expanding his skill set, he worked for ten years as a Docent & Naturalist Illustrator at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Moyer considers his primary influences to be Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts & Crafts, propaganda art, and the Pre-Raphaelites. His website is:

Fan Guest of Honor: Colette H. Fozard

Colette H. Fozard has been helping to keep SF conventions running for several years.  She has served as an instrumental staff member of several East Coast cons including Arisia, Balticon, Zenkainkon, and Nekocon as well as many others.  She has served as Arisia senior staff on many occasions and continues to help us out to this day.  She also helps organize the Washington D.C., SakuraMatsuri Japanese Street Festival.

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