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Shore Leave 38 July 15 - 17, 2016

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John Noble
Fringe's Dr Walter Bishop; Elementary's Morland Holmes; LOTR: The Return of the King's Denethor; Sleepy Hollow's Henry Parrish; Stargate SG1's Meurik;

Barbara Bouchet
Star Trek: TOS's Kelinda; Casino Royale (67)'s Moneypenny; The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'s Narcissus Darling; Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea's Tippy Penfield

Michael Forest
Star Trek & Star Trek Continues' Apollo; Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue's Olympus; Street Fight II:V's Captain Dorai; King Kong Lives' Vance

Latest News!

February

11 Stop by and visit our table this weekend during Farpoint.

10 Welcome back to our returning guests, authors Kirsten Beyer, T. Alan Chafin, Daniel Patrick "Renfield" Corcoran, Michael Critzer, Jo Graham, Jim Johnson, Kelly Meding, Marco Palmieri, Scott Pearson, Susanna Reilly, Stuart S. Roth, Richard C. White, Leona Wisoker, and Lance Woods.

Welcome also to our new guests, scientist Charles L. Adler and author Jennifer Gunnels.

9 The Shore Leave 38 program book cover will be part of a triptych, featuring conventions from the Baltimore area.

8 Join us in welcoming media guest Barbara Bouchet to this summer's guest lineup.

5 Welcome back to our Science Guests Wayne Bird, Charles Bird, Kirk Borne, Lindley Johnson, Stephanie Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Ray Villard, and Margaret A. Weitekamp.

4 We're excited to announce our first media guests for Shore Leave 38, actors John Noble and Michael Forest.

3 We're pleased to announce the return of Shore Leave favorites The Boogie Knights.

January

26 We are now accepting applications for the Shore Leave 38 Dealers Room.

December

29 We're pleased to welcome three more guests to the Shore Leave 38 lineup: artist Todd Brugmans and authors Lorraine Anderson and Phil Giunta.

We are now accepting advertising for the Shore Leave 38 program book.

November

30 We're delighted to announce the return of guests: Howard Weinstein, Joseph Berenato, Roberta Rogow, Steve Wilson, Russ Colchamiro, Keith R.A. DeCandido, and Rigel Ailur.

Looking for Workshops? Shore Leave 38 workshops so far include: Writing Workshops for Young Adults, The Annual Shore Leave All-Kinds-of-Writing Workshop, Writing Historical Fiction, Doggie Parenting, and Basic Self-Defense Workshop.

10 We're delighted to announce the return of guests: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Greg Cox, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, David Mack, Mike McPhail, Aaron Rosenberg, and Dayton Ward.

October

26 We're delighted to announce our first guests for Shore Leave 38: authors Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann have had long careers in film and television, Paula in licensing and Terry in publicity. Both have been working for decades on Star Trek projects and have written extensively about the finer details of this 50-year old phenomenon. Their latest works are "Star Trek Costumes: Five Decades of Fashion from the Final Frontier" and "Star Trek Pop-Ups".

9 Shore Leave 38 Registration is now open.

August

Thank You!

Thank you to all the Guests, Volunteers, and most particularly, the Attendees, for making ShoreLeave 37 such a wonderful experience.

Also joining us this year are: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Charles L Adler, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Joseph F Berenato, Kirsten Beyer, Wayne Bird, Paula M Block, Charles Blue, Kirk Borne, Todd Brugmans, T.A. Chafin, Russ Colchamiro, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Greg Cox, Michael Critzer, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Terry J Erdmann, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Jo Graham, Robert Greenberger, Jennifer Gunnels, Glenn Hauman, Jim Johnson, Lindley Johnson, The Boogie Knights, David Mack, Mike McPhail, Kelly Meding, Marco Palmieri, Scott Pearson, Susanna Reilly, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Stuart S. Roth, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Ray Villard, Dayton Ward, Howard Weinstein, Margaret A Weitekamp, Richard C. White, Steven H. Wilson, Leona Wisoker and Lance Woods

In Memorial: Bruce Hyde

We are saddened by the pasing of actor Bruce Hyde. Hyde was best known to fans as Lieutenant Kevin Riley in The Original Series episodes "The Conscience of the King" and "The Naked Time." In addition to acting on TV and the stage, he was professor emeritus of communication studies at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, teaching both acting and communications. In 1987 he was a guest at Shore Leave 9.

Bruce Hyde passed away on October 13, 2015. He is survived by his wife Dr. Susan M. Saetre.

Shore Leave 38 will include:

Writing Workshops: Learn how to improve your writing from some of your favorite writers. Past panels have included writing about the non-fictional part of Trek; How to express point of view in your story; The trials and tribulations of being a writer and more.

Stargazing: View the planets, stars and galaxies that are visible from the Baltimore area.

Meet the Pros Party: Join our author guests for Shore Leave's autograph party. Be sure to meet the authors of the latest Pocket Book Trek or SF release.

Game Room: The Shore Leave game room offers many actitivies including Role Playing Games, Collectible Card Games, Miniature War Games, and more!

Photo Ops: Get your photo taken with your favorite stars and get the photos back in time to get them signed without the need to leave the hotel!

Fan Panels: We're always looking for ideas for fan-led panels and people to lead them. If you have suggestions for a panel, please Let us Know.

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