Meet and converse with world-renowned Guest Authors and the best writers the region has to offer, and see them on multiple panels throughout the weekend. Past guests have included Garfield creator Jim Davis, Diana Gabaldon, John Scalzi, Terry Brooks, Christopher Paolini, Robin Hobb, Raina Telgemeier, and too many more to list!
BUY THEIR LATEST RELEASES
Visit Author Alley, and purchase the latest books from the many Guest authors at their table. Load up on enough books to carry you through until next year’s until FAN EXPO!
GET YOUR BOOKS AUTOGRAPHED FOR FREE!
Purchase your books on-site or bring your own well-worn copy and have them signed by the author for free at their table or following one of their panels. Authors are always happy to spend a few minutes chatting, so don’t be shy: Tell them how much you admire their work and find out what to expect next!
PANELS AND WORKSHOPS WITH THE PROS
FAN EXPO Portland is the place to come if you are looking to get established as a writer and need writing or marketing guidance OR you’re just a fan and are looking for ideas for your next, great read! Topics and genres run from Science Fiction and Fantasy, to Horror and Paranormal, to Children's and YA.