In commemoration of
Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s 125th birthday
and the birth of Weird Fiction, we invite you to make the pilgrimage to Providence, August 20 – 23, 2015.
NecronomiCon Providence is a many-faceted convention and academic conference exploring the life and works of Howard Phillips Lovecraft and fellow creators of weird fiction, past and present, as well as the myriad Lovecraftian authors, artists, and academics who continue to carry the torch.
Our theme for this year is a Lovecraft International Homecoming, with guests and attendees joining us from all around the world and from all corners of weird fiction, art, and scholarly endeavors.
This is a true community effort, brought to you by the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council in collaboration with MANY in Providence and beyond! We seek to pay homage to all of Lovecraft's literary offspring, and explore every aspect of his life and legacy. Numerous activities will highlight the town HPL loved and called home – PROVIDENCE!Venues: Most of the core programming will be held at the Biltmore and Omni Hotels, with additional events held all over downtown Providence and adjacent College Hill sites.
What to expect:
- - Academic talks on various topics that inform our view of Lovecraft and his works, and all aspects of his life
- - A symposium of new research on Lovecraft-related topics
- - Panels discussing all manner of topics from critical analysis to pop culture
- - Author readings by top-tier weird fiction authors
- - Vendors selling weird books and art, rare and new
- - Art, Theater, and Film inspired by Lovecraft
- - The best in weird gaming, run by many of the top names in the field
- - Social events such as the dreaded Cthulhu Prayer Breakfast and the Eldritch Ball
- - Historic walking and bus tours of Hoary Providence
- - Lovecraft en Español
- - Singular community events that will immerse visitors in Providence
Please use the above navigation tabs to explore this site for more information on all aspect of the event, as the final pieces fall into place. NecronomiCon Providence 2015 is set to be the greatest assembly of Lovecraftians and all devotees of weird fiction and art ever witnessed.
Until we see you in Providence, we wish you good dreams,
The Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council