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Saturday, October 3 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sad Puppies & Happy Kittens: The Hugo Situation

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The 2015 Hugo awards were wrapped up in controversy. This would be a discussion of that controversy, and what fans can do to avoid such problems in future.


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T.G. Shepherd

T. G. Shepherd's first novel 'As A God' is out now, from ETreasures Publishing (Ebook only at this time). Think 'Game of Thrones' meets 'Criminal Minds'.  

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Jason Bourget

Instructor, Douglas College
Currently I'm an instructor in the English Department at Douglas College, where I teach courses on science fiction, horror and weird fiction. My research focuses specifically on how political beliefs inform representations of masculinity in late twentieth-century science fiction (especially in the work of Heinlein, Dick and Le Guin). I'm also a horror fan more generally, with a particular interest in the supernatural horror of writers such as... Read More →
avatar for Kevin Harkness

Kevin Harkness

Kevin Harkness is a writer of YA Fantasy novels and short stories in a number of genres. His City of Demons series is published by Tyche Books.
avatar for Dara Korra'ti

Dara Korra'ti

Crime and the Forces of Evil
Being a supervillain means being able to do a bit of everything, because, gods know, you can't trust anyone _else_ to do it. So after learning propaganda in professional radio and publishing, creating new techniques in genetics manipulation, getting _pretty good_ at DIY electronics, and finishing off her supervillain post-grad work as a software developer for the Microsoft corporation, it was only natural for Dara Korra'ti to veer off into music... Read More →
avatar for Julie McGalliard

Julie McGalliard

Julie McGalliard is a writer and occasional cartoonist. Her first novel, Waking Up Naked in Strange Places, was released in 2015.


Saturday October 3, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Richmond C

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