Upcoming Events

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Duck Prints Press attends conventions, markets, and other events where our presence makes sense! Wondering where you can find us? Here’s the list!

July 2024 | August 2024 | September 2024 | October 2024 | December 2024 | Other Events We’re Considering | Past Events | Suggest an Event!


July 2024

The logo for the convention Readercon.

Event: Readercon
Location: Boston Quincy Marriott, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Date and Time: July 11th to 14th
Attendance Status: Confirmed. We’ll be there!

About: Although Readercon is modeled on general “science fiction conventions,” we feature a near-total focus on the written word.

In many years the list of Readercon guests rivals or surpasses that of the Worldcon in quality. Readercon is the only small convention regularly attended by such giants of imaginative literature as Samuel R. Delany, Ellen Datlow, Amal El-Mohtar, John Crowley, Greer Gilman, and Catherynne M. Valente. [Text Source]

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August 2024

The logo for the event Fandom Fest 2024.

Event: Fandom Fest
Location: Proctor’s Theater, Schenectady, New York, USA
Date and Time: August 10th and 11th
Attendance Status: Confirmed! We’ll be there, and running a panel again.

About: Fandom Fest is upstate New York’s largest gathering for fantasy enthusiasts! Transforming four floors of Proctors into all of your favorite fandoms. Fandom Fest – featuring the Geek Garage, the Dragon Dungeon and the Arcade Arcade – is returning in 2024. 

Celebrating all things pop culture, Fandom Fest has something for everyone! With panels, cosplay contests, a vendor hall and more, you’ll be sure to find something that captives your inner fan. [Text Source]

The logo for the convention Flamecon.

Event: Flamecon
Location: Sheraton Times Square, New York City, New York, USA
Date and Time: August 17th to 18th
Attendance Status: Confirmed! We’ll be there, with a half table.

About: Flame Con is the world’s largest queer comic con. Featuring a two-day comics, arts and entertainment expo, showcasing creators and special guests from all corners of the LGBTQ fandom. It features thoughtful discussions, exclusive performances, screenings, cosplay and more!

Geeks of all types are invited to attend and celebrate the diversity and creativity of queer geekdom and LGBTQ contributions to pop culture.

Each year Flame con strives to improve on the years before, always striving to be as welcoming and accessible to as many people as possible, and offer more guests, more art, and more celebration of queer geeks everywhere! [Text Source]

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September 2024

Event: Albacon
Location: Marriott Courtyard, Clifton Park, New York, USA
Date and Time: September 13th to 15th
Attendance Status: No information about the 2024 has been released yet, but we anticipate attending again.

About: Albacon is back and we’re going hybrid. Guests will be appearing — some in-person, some online — and you can choose how you want to attend.

Panels will have both types of guests and can be seen whether you’re at the hotel or attending from home.

Logo for "A Big Gay Market," which includes a heart with the Progress Flag colors on it.

Event: A Big Gay Market x Saratoga Pride
Location: High Rock Pavillions
Date and Time: September 22nd, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Attendance Status: Confirmed! We’ll be there.

About: A Big Gay Market is a designated safe and affirmative space for LGBTQI+ individuals, especially for those in our community that have intersecting marginalized identities, to join together in queer and trans joy for a cause.

A graphic on a grayish background with text that reads "The Shirt Factory Book & Comic." Beside this is a skeleton torso picked out in white outlines.

Event: The Shirt Factory Book & Comic Festival hosted by Black Walnut Bookshop
Location: The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls, New York, USA
Date and Time: September 28th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Attendance Status: Application submitted!

About: We are very excited to announce The Shirt Factory Book and Comic Festival happening on Saturday September 28th from 10 – 5 p.m.!

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October 2024

Logo for "A Big Gay Market," which includes a heart with the Progress Flag colors on it.

Event: A Big Gay Market
Location: Washington Park Lake House in Albany
Date and Time: October 20th
Attendance Status: We are considering applying.

About: A Big Gay Market is a designated safe and affirmative space for LGBTQI+ individuals, especially for those in our community that have intersecting marginalized identities, to join together in queer and trans joy for a cause.

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December 2024

Logo for "A Big Gay Market," which includes a heart with the Progress Flag colors on it.

Event: A Big Gay Market
Location: Washington Park Lake House in Albany
Date and Time: December 15th
Attendance Status: We intend to apply.

About: A Big Gay Market is a designated safe and affirmative space for LGBTQI+ individuals, especially for those in our community that have intersecting marginalized identities, to join together in queer and trans joy for a cause.

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Other 2024 Events We Are Considering

  • World Fantasy Convention, Niagara Falls, NY, from October 16th to 20th. Currently considering attending and perhaps paneling and/or doing a reading, but not vending.
  • Albany Comic Con, Albany, NY, generally held in October (2024 dates not currently known)
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Past Events We’ve Attended

Know of an event you think we should attend? Let us know!