July 25-27, Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North

BeltThis year DogCon 3 is being held during Confluence. Many of our authors will be involved in the regular programming. We will also have a rapid-fire reading, announce the winner of this year’s Readers’ Choice award and host an End of the World launch party for Lucy Snyder’s Soft Apocalypses. Below you’ll find a schedule all the events our authors will be involved in.


4 pm Opening: John E. Lawson

5 pm Making the Science Sing: Albert Wendland

6 pm Happiness in Horror: Michael Arnzen, Lucy Snyder

My (Girlfriend, Mother, Sister) will Kick your Butt: J.L. Gribble

Kaffee Klatsch: Matt Betts

7 pm The Games We Play: Lucy Snyder

Autographing: Matt Betts

Kaffee Klatsch: Michael Arnzen

8 pm RDSP Rapid Fire Reading: Matt Betts, Michael Arnzen, Lucy Snyder, J.L. Gribble, Albert Wendland, John Edward Lawson

9 pm ***SOFT APOCALYPSES launch party*** Lucy Snyder, Room 525



10 am What Dreams May Come: Albert Wendland

Writing Workshop: Matt Betts, J.L. Gribble

11 am Non-SF books every SF reader should read: Albert Wendland

What Makes You Think That? John Edward Lawson

Autographing: Michael Arnzen

12 pm SF as Games; Games as SF:  Lucy Snyder

Making it on Mars: Albert Wendland

1 pm Humor and Genre: Michael Arnzen

2 pm The Writing & Publishing Game: John Edward Lawson

Autographing: Albert Wendland

4 pm Collaboration: Lucy Snyder

5 pm Why did Steam punk? Matt Betts

Want to see something REALLY scary? Michael Arnzen

These Kids Today: J.L. Gribble

Kaffee Klatsch: Albert Wendland

7 pm Beyond the Experiment: John Edward Lawson

9 pm Movies as Series: Michael Arnzen

10 pm Erotica: Writing, reading in more than 50 shades of grey: Lucy Snyder



12 pm Writing and the Day Job: Lucy Snyder

SF Art and Illustration: Albert Wendland

1 pm How Alien is too Alien: J.L. Gribble

Truly Creative: Financial realities of the writing life: Lucy Snyder, Matt Betts

2 pm The Amazon’s Right Breast: Women in Combat: Lucy Snyder

SF Rediscovers the Solar System: Albert Wendland