Guests of Honor

Guests of Honor for OryCon 42

Author: A. Lee Martinez

A. Lee Martinez has been a traditionally published fantasy novelist for 15 years. His first novel, Gil’s All Fright Diner, received an Alex Award from the American Library Association. His third novel, A Nameless Witch, received The Amelia Bloomer Award. His current project, the Constance Verity Trilogy, has been optioned for film by Legendary Pictures. Martinez is known for his love of mixing classic pulp fiction adventure, noir, and horror with comic sensibilities and describes his style as Saturday Morning Humanism.

Music: Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff

OryCon, Oregon’s premier science fiction and fantasy convention, is proud to announce that the Music Guests of Honor for OryCon 42 will be Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff ( They create and perform both parodies and original music and have been a part of the science fiction community for many years. We are excited to bring them back to Oregon. The Bohnhoffs were the Friends of Filk Special Guests at OryCon 24 and we’re excited to bring them back for the other half of the palindrome!

Artist: Betty Bigelow

Betty is also known in the con art world as Rena Bassilvergoran and has been exhibiting her work at various PNW cons for years. She is also a dancer, costumer, musician and singer. Visit her dance troupe’s website here