Åcon 7 has announced the Guest of Honor: Karen Lord comes to Mariehamn next May. Lord is the author of two acclaimed novels, Redemption in Indigo and The Best of All Possible Worlds, and a podcaster (she hosts the excellent SF Crossing the Gulf together with Karen Burnham). She comes from Barbados.
Åcon is a small, English-speaking, literary relaxacon. Åcon 7 takes place May 1–4, 2014 at Hotel Adlon in Mariehamn. Membership is 30 €.