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Friday, October 2 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Women In Urban Fantasy

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This panel looks at the history of the urban fantasy subgenre, particularly the role of women as headlining protagonists. We'll discuss how women came to feature so strongly and how their portrayal has evolved, and will continue to evolve in more modern reincarnations.


Speakers
avatar for Kristi Charish

Kristi Charish

Kristi is a Vancouver based urban fantasy author and cell biologist who writes what she loves; adventure heavy stories featuring strong, savvy female protagonists, pop culture, and the occasional RPG fantasy game thrown in. She is also a co-host on the popular Sci-Fi/Fantasy writing podcast, Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing. Her first series, OWL AND THE JAPANESE CIRCUS (S&S/Pocket US), is about ex-archaeology grad student turned international... Read More →
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Julie McGalliard

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

Marcie Lynn Tentchoff is an Aurora award winning writer/poet/editor from Gibsons, BC. Her work has appeared in such publications as Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, and On Spec.


Friday October 2, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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