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Saturday, June 3 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sexual Identity in Speculative Fiction

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Have we finally reached an era when the protagontist's sexual identity has no affect on the book's readability? Or do queer characters still run the risk of marginalizing the book into a "niche" shelf?

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avatar for Quincy J. Allen

Quincy J. Allen

Author, Writing
National Bestselling Author Quincy J. Allen is a cross-genre author five novels under his belt. His media tie-in novel Colt the Outlander: Shadow of Ruin was a Scribe Award finalist in 2019, and his noir novel Chemical Burn was a Colorado Gold Award finalist in 2010.He co-authore... Read More →
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Samantha Bryant

Superhero novelist, feminist, teacher, classic and cult movie buff, mother and tea-drinker. Get my Menopausal Superhero series from the Falstaff table at the convention! Find me online http://samanthabryant.com Twitter and Instagram @samanthabwriter Facebook @samanthadunawaybryan... Read More →
avatar for Rick Gualtieri

Rick Gualtieri

Author - Freewill Press, Writing
Rick Gualtieri loves adventure, snarky dialogue, and mayhem. So it's only natural that his bestselling Tome of Bill series kicks the mired status quo of vampire fiction straight in the teeth with its mix of supernatural chaos and sharp-tongued geeky humor. It's time to make the undead... Read More →
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Margaret McGraw

Editor/Author
Margaret S. McGraw is co-editor of the Predators in Petticoats anthology (Black Cat White Cat Books, 2020), as well as two anthologies about the wildest West that never was: Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier (Falstaff Books, 2017) and The Weird Wild West (eSpec Books, 2015... Read More →
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Michael G. Williams

Literary Guest, Author
Michael G. Williams writes wry horror, urban fantasy, and science fiction: stories of monsters, macabre humor, and subverted expectations. He is the author of three series for Falstaff Books: The Withrow Chronicles, including Perishables (2012 Laine Cunningham Award), Tooth & Nail... Read More →


Saturday June 3, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
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