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43rd World Science Fiction Convention

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The 43rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as Aussiecon Two, was held 22–26 August 1985 at the Southern Cross, Victoria, and Sheraton Hotels in Melbourne, Australia. The convention was chaired by David Grigg. Total attendance was reported as 1,599 members.

Aussiecon Two, the 43rd World Science Fiction Convention
GenreScience fiction
VenueSouthern Cross, Victoria, and Sheraton Hotels
Location(s)Melbourne
CountryAustralia
Inaugurated22–26 August 1985
Attendance1,599
Filing statusnon-profit

The Guests of Honor were Gene Wolfe (pro) and Ted White (fan).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  2. ^ Mehren, Elizabeth (November 3, 1985). "The Book Trade". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  3. ^ Fox, Margalit (November 14, 2006). "Jack Williamson, 98, an Author Revered in Science Fiction Field, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2010. In 1985, Mr. Williamson received a Hugo Award for his memoir, “Wonder’s Child: My Life in Science Fiction” (Bluejay Books, 1984).

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Preceded by
42nd World Science Fiction Convention
L.A.con II in Anaheim, United States (1984)
List of Worldcons
43rd World Science Fiction Convention
Aussiecon Two in Melbourne, Australia (1985)
Succeeded by
44th World Science Fiction Convention
ConFederation in Atlanta, United States (1986)