Finncon has literary Guests of Honor from around the world. The Guests of Honor for Finncon 2016 are author Jasper Fforde (UK), author Catherynne M. Valente (US), and author Anne Leinonen (FIN). Our Fan Guest of Honor will be Eeva-Liisa Tenhunen (FIN)
The past Guests of Honor for Finncon have included Elizabeth Bear (2014), Hannu Rajaniemi (2014), Peter Watts (2013), Nalo Hopkinson (2011), Pat Cadigan (2010), Ellen Kushner (2010) and George R.R. Martin (2009). The Guests of Honor of the previous Finncon in Tampere in 2012 were American author Lois McMaster Bujold, British author Liz Williams and Finnish researcher and fan Irma Hirsjärvi.