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History

We're still gathering information for this page; if you've got data for us to put here, please do get in touch with us. We're interested in dates, location, programming schedules, info on who was there, and all that jazz.

If you've got memories of Fourth Street Fantasy Convention, we'd love to hear them.

#1: June 20-22, 1986
Pro Guest of Honor: Roger Zelazny
Guest Artist: Thomas Canty
Guest Editor: Terri Windling (we think Terri was unable to attend, and was carried over to 1987)
Agent Guest of Honor: Valerie Smith
Location: Minneapolis Plaza Hotel

#2: June 19-21,1987
Pro Guests of Honor: Jane Yolen, Patricia McKillip
Guest Artist: Robert Gould
Guest Editor: Terri Windling (carried over from 1986, we believe)

#3: June 17-19,1988
Guests of Honor: John Crowley, David Hartwell
Location: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Minneapolis

#4: June 23-25, 1989
Guest of Honor: Tim Powers
Guest Editor: Beth Meacham
Location: Sheraton Park Place Hotel, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

#5: June 29-30 & July 1, 1990
Guest of Honor: Samuel R. Delany
Guest Artist: Don Maitz
Location: Sheraton Park Place Hotel, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

#6: June 21-23, 1991
Guest of Honor: Diana Wynne Jones
Guest Publisher: Tom Doherty
Location: Sheraton Park Place Hotel, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

#7: June 12-14,1992
Guest of Honor: Megan Lindholm
Guest Editor: Betsy Mitchell
Location: Sheraton Park Place Hotel, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

1993
No 4th Street; most committee members were busy working on the first World Fantasy Convention to be held in Minneapolis.

#8: July 1-3, 1994
Guest of Honor: Lisa Goldstein
Guest Artist: Rick Berry
Location: Sheraton Park Place Hotel, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

#9: July 21-23, 1995
Guests of Honor: Damon Knight and Kate Wilhelm
Location: The Northwest Inn, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Programming Schedule

A 1996 convention was scheduled for July of that year, but was canceled when we received very few pre-registrations.

#10: June 20 - 22, 2008
Guest of Honor: Elizabeth Bear
Chair: Lydia Nickerson
Location: Holiday Inn Select Airport in Bloomington, Minnesota
Website: /2008/

#11: June 19 - 21, 2009
Guest of Honor: None
Chair: Elise Matthesen
Location: Doubletree Park Place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
(which used to be the Sheraton Park Place)

Website: /2009/

(Thanks to Geri Sullivan for preserving a lot of information in her archives and for finding it for us!)