by Elspeth Kovar (Chair)
Review by Gayle Surrette
WSFA Con ISBN/ITEM#: CAPCLAVE06
Date: Oct 20-22, 2006 / Show Article /
From official release/information:
Capclave with the catch phrase, "Where reading is not extinct!", was held October 20 - 22, 2006 in the Hilton Washington/Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland. Guest of Honor this year was Kim Stanley Robinson, with the Fan Guest of Honor Tom Whitmore.
You can learn the details about Capclave 2006 and Capclave 2007 at the Capclave website. Hilton Washington/Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland Sponsored by the Washington Science Fiction Association Past Capclaves have hosted discussions with authors and fans; readings by authors; a dealer's room with books, magazines, artwork, crafts, and other science fiction and fantasy related items; exhibits by artists; space science presentations from NASA; a hospitality suite; room parties; interesting conversations with other fans and professionals; and a relaxed atmosphere for visiting old friends and meeting new friends.
This year, Capclave returns to the Hilton Silver Spring, which was the home for Capclave 2002, 2003, and 2005. The Hilton is easy to reach from the Capital Beltway and is a few blocks from the Silver Spring Metro stations.