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Friday, May 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
New vs. Experienced: The evolution of a writer

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Editors and agents are always looking for fresh voices. Why, when they have already experienced writers to work with? This year's Nebula nominees span five decades of age and experience. How does a writer evolve over the course of their career? Using short fiction as a lens, our panelists examine the differences between working with a new voice and the experienced author.

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avatar for Ellen Klages

Ellen Klages

Writer, self
I write historical fiction for middle grade readers and SF/F for adults. I have won multiple awards in both fields. I love research. I have played poker every Tuesday night for 35 years. I collect lead civilians and other odd, old toys. I sometimes give ultraviolet tours of my dining... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Alyx Dellamonica

Alyx Dellamonica

A.M. Dellamonica's first novel, Indigo Springs, won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Her fourth, A Daughter of No Nation, won the 2016 Aurora Award for Best Novel. She is the author of over thirty-five short stories in a variety of genres; these can be... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Roanhorse

Rebecca Roanhorse

Author
Rebecca Roanhorse is a Nebula/Hugo/Sturgeon/Locus Award Finalist for her short fiction and a 2017 Campbell Finalist. Her debut novel TRAIL OF LIGHTNING Book #1 in the SIXTH WORLD SERIES (Saga Press) drops June 26th, 2018. She lives in Northern New Mexico with her husband, daughter... Read More →
avatar for Erin Roberts

Erin Roberts

Attendee
avatar for Sheila Williams

Sheila Williams

Attendee, Asimov's
I'm a science fiction short story editor.


Friday May 18, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
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