|Location||University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, California|
|Dates||August 26-29, 1977|
Mythcon VIII was the eighth annual Mythopoeic Society conference.
- Theme: The "Lesser" Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
- Guest of Honor: Richard L. Purtill (Inklings scholar and fantasy author)
- Chairman: Bruce McMenomy
- Coordinators: Andy Howard and Sandi Howard