March 9-11, 2007
Red Lion Hotel Portland – Convention Center
Potlatch returns to Portland – it just took us a decade...
this time a bit later in the year – maybe no pesky ice storm
potlatch n. (1) A ceremonial feast among certain Native
American peoples of the northwest Pacific coast ... at which the
host distributes gifts requiring reciprocation [Chinook<Nootka
patshatl, to make a potlatch gift]. (2) A gathering of the
writers and readers of literary science fiction and fantasy at which
participants exchange ideas.
Memberships: Preregistration is now closed.
Full memberships are available at the door for $60.
Saturday day rate: $35;
Daylight Saving Time: Please note that DST begins at 2am
Sunday, during the convention.
Local Guide: If you are coming to the convention a little
early, or want to do some research before you arrive, a
PDF file of the Local Guide is now available.
Writers Workshop: is now closed.
Hotel news (updated 3/6/07): We've filled our block at
the Red Lion for the peak nights (Friday and Saturday), and all
other rooms are taken. We will contine to monitor the situation
and will post information immediately if any more rooms become
Pretty much all the alternatives we've been listing are now full,
but the Marriott
Courtyard Downtown/Lloyd Center, about four blocks away, is now
showing rooms available. (They must have had some cancellations.)
Rooms there start at $99.
If you have a room at the Red Lion and you would be interested in sharing it with another Potlatch member, please contact us at
T-shirts: Potlatch 16 T-shirts will be available at the
con; $15 per shirt, sizes M to 4XL. Design by Freddie Baer (of
course), color black. You can see the design
- Registration: Friday 2-8pm, Saturday 9:30am-4pm
- Programming: Friday 7:30-9:30pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 11am-2:30pm
- Dealers: Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-2pm
- Hospitality: Friday 2pm-late, Saturday 8am-late, Sunday 8am-?
- Banquet: Sunday 11am-1pm
- Clarion West Auction: Saturday 8pm
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Current Members |
Book of Honor
Auction and Bake Sale |
Writer's Workshop |
Ramblings from the Chair |
Local Guide |
What's New |