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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 Lavin Leverett

Author
Emily Lavin Leverett is a writer, editor, and English professor. She is the co-editor of "Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier" and "The Weird Wild West" with Misty Massey and Margaret McGraw. Her first novel "Changeling’s Fall," co-written with Sarah Joy Adams was followed... Read More →

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Falstaff Books

Falstaff Books
Falstaff Books is a digital and print publishing company based in Charlotte, NC dedicated to bringing to life the best in fantasy, science fiction, horror, mystery, and dramatic literature. We love bringing amazing stories to light and giving incredible writers a voice. The battered... Read More →
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David B. Coe

Author
David B. Coe is the award-winning author of nineteen novels and more than a dozen short stories. Under his own name (http://www.DavidBCoe.com) he writes the Case Files of Justis Fearsson, published by Baen Books. The first two books, SPELL BLIND and HIS FATHER’S EYES came out i... Read More →
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A J Hartley

Author/Editor/Publisher
A.J. Hartley is the international and NY Times bestselling author of a dozen novels including the mystery/thrillers The Mask of Atreus, On the Fifth Day, What Time Devours and Tears of the Jaguar and the young adult fantasy adventures Act of Will and Will Power. The first of his Darwen... 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
My pen name is Tamsin Silver and I'm originally from Michigan, though I currently live in New York City. I did a brief stint here in the south (10 years) where I graduated from Winthrop University with a BA in Theatre (Performance & Directing emphasis) with a minor in English (Shakespeare... Read More →


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