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Saturday, June 3 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Author and Politics

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During the difficult 2016 election runup (and the uncomfortable days that followed), many authors were chastised for voicing their opnions online. Why do people get so upset at writers sharing their personal thoughts? Let's talk about free speech wher online fame is concerned.

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Emily Leverett

Author, Writing
Emily Lavin Leverett is a writer, an editor, a medievalist, and an English professor. Her historical romance series, The Wolf and the Nun, combines her love of urban fantasy and medieval literature. The first novella, The Wolf in the Cloister, debuted in 2020, and the second, The... Read More →

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A.J. Hartley

Author/Editor/Publisher
A.J. Hartley (also writing as Andrew Hart) is the NY Times bestselling author of 23 novels foradults and younger readers spanning multiple genres, notably mystery, thriller, fantasy andscience fiction. Recent work includes Impervious, which grew out of his experience of a schoolshooting... Read More →
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John G. Hartness

Falstaff Books
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David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson

Author, Writing
As D.B. Jackson (http://www.DBJackson-Author.com), he is the author of the time travel/epic fantasy series, The Islevale Cycle (Time’s Children, Time’s Demon, and Time’s Assassin). He also writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a series set in pre-Revolutionary Boston that combines elements of urban fantasy, mystery, and historical... Read More →
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Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
Gray Rinehart is the only person to have commanded an Air Force tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, had music on "The Dr. Demento Show," and been nominated for a literary award.Gray is a Contributing Editor (the "Slushmaster General") for Baen Books, and his fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Asimov's Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, and elsewhere. He is also a singer/songwriter with two CDs of mostly science-fiction-and-fantasy-inspired songs: 2013's Truths and Lies and Make-Believe... Read More →
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Tamsin Silver

Author
TAMSIN SILVER is a Fantasy author currently based out of Albuquerque, NM. Her Historical Fantasy works include three books in the Untold Legends series with Falstaff Books (3rd book out in 2021). Her Urban Fantasy works include the Windfire saga, Mark of the Necromancer, novellas based on her... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT
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