February 29 - March 2, 2008
Celebrating 25 Consecutive Years of the Clarion West Workshop
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: Advance membership sales for Potlatch 17 are now closed. You may purchase your membership at the Potlatch Registration desk, beginning 3:00 pm, Friday, February 29. At the door membership rate will be $60.
Potlatch Snack & Pack Party
You may pick up or purchase Potlatch t-shirts and banquet tickets at the registration desk. Please buy your banquet tickets as early as possible!
Dealers' Room Hours:
Hotel - Room Block Has Now Expired - Overflow Hotel Added We are now past the room block deadline at the Deca. Although we cannot guarantee availability, as of this writing there are still a very few room nights left. You can check directly with the hotel. If you are unable to get a room at The Deca, we have also secured a small block of rooms at the University Inn for Friday and Saturday nights. Please check the Hotel page for links and contact details.
How to Enjoy Your Assemble-It-Yourself-Potlatch
Hotel: BIG NEWS: Potlatch 17 is Moving!
T-shirts: Once again, the inestimable Freddie Baer has agreed to design the t-shirt for Potlatch 17. And once again, the price will be $15. And once again, the colors available will be black, midnight, coal, fuligin, and toner. And once again, the design will be sure to bring knowing smiles from the cognoscenti. And once again, the shirts are available for pre-ordering, to make sure we have your size in stock (this is especially recommended if you're an adult medium or XXXXL). And once again, the Potlatch t-shirt will be an honored addition to your t-shirt museum, collection, or drawer...
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