Welcome to NoirCon 2018!

Registration and Hotel Information


NoirCon 2018 will be Thursday, November 1 - Sunday, November 4.

Thursday Opening Night Party / Noir at the Bar location TBA.

Friday and Saturday panels will be held at the Hotel Brotherhood USA (1523-29 Bainbridge St.).  [Hotel Brotherhood USA is a SOCIAL CLUB and not a HOTEL]

Friday night Awards Banquet held at Dinner Penn Landing Caterers (1301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard).

Sunday events held at Port Richmond Books (3037 Richmond Street) and Veteran Boxer Association (2733 East Clearfield Street).

Please see schedule below (TBA) for locations of evening events.

Planning on attending? RSVP on Facebook and connect with other attendees!



All-Access Pass $300.  This includes all panels + Awards Banquet. (Hotel not included.)

A La Carte:

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Noir at the Bar - Free (no ticket necessary - but please RSVP so we know to expect you)

Friday, November 2, 2018
Panels + Awards Banquet - $250
Awards Banquet only - $90

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Panels - $200

Sunday, November 4, 2018       
Panels + After-Party - Free (no ticket necessary - but please RSVP so we know to expect you)



Check (preferable) to NoirCon 2018, 242 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106-4303. Tickets also available online in our store.  They may be purchased using STRIPE.  Select from the options and add your choice to your cart.



Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square (1800 Market Street, 215-561-7500). Note: Special hotel rate will be available Nov. 2017. Check back for updates.



The David L. Goodis Award: Walter Mosley (author)

The Jay and Deen Kogan Award for Excellence: Max Rudin (publisher, The Library of America)

The Anne Friedberg Award for Contributions to Noir and Its Preservation: Dana Polan (author and professor)

Keynote Speaker: Geoffrey O'Brien (author, editor-in-chief of the Library of America)

Master of Ceremonies: Charles Benoit (author and musician)



Thursday, November 1

Evening: Opening Night Party / Noir at the Bar (Location/Time TBD)


Friday, November 2

9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Hotel Brotherhood USA (1523-29 Bainbridge St.)

7:00 pm: Awards Dinner at Penn Landing Caterers (1301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard)


Saturday, November 3

10:00 am - 6:00 pm: Hotel Brotherhood USA

Evening party TBA.


Sunday, November 4:

11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Port Richmond Books (3037 Richmond Street)