Shore Leave 37 August 7-9, 2015

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John Barrowman
Arrow's Malcolm Merlyn; Torchwood and Doctor Who's Captain Jack Harkness

Jaime Murray
Defiance's Stahma Tarr; Warehouse 13's H.G. Wells; and Dexter's Lila Tournay

Tony Curran
Defiance's Datak Tarr; Doctor Who's Vincent van Gogh; and Sons of Anarchy's Gaines

Jesse Rath
Defiance's Alak Tarr; Being Human's Robbie Malik; and Aaron Stone's Ram

Rekha Sharma
Battlestar Galactica's Tory Foster; The 100's Dr Tsing; V's Sarita Malik; Smallville's Dr. Harden; and Dark Angel's Dr Shankar

David Nykl
Stargate Atlantis' Dr Radek Zelenka; Arrow's Anatoly Knyazev; and Supernatural's Lester Morris

Daniel Davis
ST:TNG's Professor Moriarty and The Nanny's Niles

Aaron Ashmore
Warehouse 13's Steve Jinks, Smallville's Jimmy Olsen; Lost Girl's Nate and Killjoy's John

Latest News!


3 Trek Today has a nice write-up on this year's convention.

2 Anyone care for a nice spot of tea?


30 Science guest Larry Hubble is joining this summer's line-up.

29 Are you a prospective writer age 12-19? Do we have a workshop for you! The Crazy 8 Team have developed a series of short (1-hour) writing workshops just for you! (details)

26 Author Stephen Kozeniewski is joining this summer's guest line-up.

Don't miss out on this summer's selection of interesting workshops.

Meet the Pros is now up to thirteen book premieres!

24 Did you know that we also offer a Science Programming track?

We regret to announce that due to professional commitments, Andrew McDonald has had to cancel his Shore Leave 37 appearance.

18 Save the Date! Shore Leave 38 will be July 15 - 17, 2016.

17 Authors Susanna Reilly and Michael Critzer are the newest additions to the #ShoreLeave37 guest line up.

We're quite excited that this year's Meet the Pros event will include eight book launches.

8 Don't miss out on the chance to have a professional photo taken with your favorite stars, including a newly available combo with Jamie Murray and Aaron Ashmore.

The Shore Leave Blood Drive will take place on Sunday, August 9 from 10:30am to 4:00pm. To be eligible to donate, you must not have given blood after June 14.

Author guest Susan Olesen is returning for Shore Leave 37.

The dealers room is sold out for additional dealers tables, but be sure to check out who's coming and all the wonderments they're bringing.

4 Our room block at the Hunt Valley Inn is sold out (just the room block, not the convention). Please view our list of alternate hotels for a list of other accommodations in the area.

Bring your fabric, trim and other fannish stuff to the Fannish Flea Market. (additional details)


31 Joining this summer's science line-up is: Jerry Feldman. Also joining us are authors: Melissa Scott, Mary Louise Davie, Bob Jones, Jim Johnson, Leona Wisoker, Kelly Meding, Richard C. White, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Charles E. Gannon, Darla Vasilas, Steve Vasilas, Martin Berman-Gorvine, Mary Fan, and TJ Perkins.

20 Joining us this summer for Shore Leave 37 is media guest Rekha Sharma.


25 We're pleased to announce three new additions to our guest line up. Joining us this summer are Jaime Murray, Tony Curran, and Jesse Rath.

We regret to announce that Shawn Ashmore has canceled his appearance at this summer's convention due to professional commitements.

23 Attention Dealers: Garden Room tables are sold out, a limited number of tables are still available in other locations.

13 We're pleased to announce additional actor guests David Nykl and Daniel Davis.


29 Welcome back to returning guests Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Joseph F. Berenato, Diana Botsford, TA Chafin, Amy Griswold, Andrew McDonald, and Scott Pearson; and hello to first-time Shore Leave guest Donna Frelick.


27 We're excited to announce that Pangaea will premiere during our Meet the Pros event. The anthology includes cotributions by Michael Burstein, Adam-Troy Castro, Russ Colchamiro, Peter A. David, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Paul Kupperberg, Kelly Meding, Aaron Rosenberg, Lawrence M. Schoen, Geoffrey Thorne, Dayton Ward, and Kevin Dilmore.

24 The Shore Leave committee is thrilled to announce our first actor guests for Shore Leave 37. Joining us this summer will be John Barrowman and brothers Shawn Ashmore and Aaron Ashmore. More actor guests will be announced as they are confirmed.

13 Joining us this summer:

12 Stop by and visit our table this weekend at Farpoint!

4 Dealer's Room tables are available.


4 Registration for Shore Leave 37 is now open.


31Presenting the winners of the Shore Leave 36 Bunny Masquerade.

4 Thank you to all the guests, participants, volunteers, and attendees who helped make Shore Leave 36 a success. We're looking forward to another great convention next August and hope you can make it.

Also joining us this year are: Paul Abell, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Christopher L. Bennett, Joseph F Berenato, Martin Berman-Gorvine, Kirsten Beyer, Wayne Bird, T.A. Chafin, Russ Colchamiro, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Michael Critzer, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Mary Louise Davie, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Kevin Dilmore, Mary Fan, Kelly Fast, Jerry Feldman, Donna Frelick, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Charles E Gannon, Phil Giunta, Robert Greenberger, Amy Griswold, Glenn Hauman, Larry Hubble, Jim Johnson, Lindley Johnson, Bob Jones, The Boogie Knights, Stephen Kozeniewski, Rob Landis, Luna-C, David Mack, Amy Mainzer, Mike McPhail, Kelly Meding, John Jackson Miller, Susan Olesen, Joshua Palmatier, Marco Palmieri, Scott Pearson, TJ Perkins, Susanna Reilly, Aaron Rosenberg, Melissa Scott, Darla Vasilas, Steve Vasilas, Dayton Ward, Howard Weinstein, Richard C. White, Steven H. Wilson and Leona Wisoker

In Memoriam: Leonard Nimoy

We are saddened by the passing of Leonard Nimoy. Although he was perhaps best known for the role of "Mister Spock" throughout Star Trek's various incarnations, his acting credits included more than 130 movie and television roles, in addition to directing, writing and producing. He was also an accomplished photographer, author, poet and singer. He was a guest last year at Shore Leave 36.

Leonard Nimoy passed away on February 27, 2015. He is survived by his wife Susan as well as his children and grandchildren.

Thank you sir, for helping to show us a bright future.