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Michael Anderle

CEO, LMBPN Publishing
SFWA Member and Science Fiction and Fantasy Author and a bestselling top #100 Author on Amazon.com. | | Known for his bestselling Kurtherian Gambit series, Michael is also the co-creator of the Oriceran Universe and collaborates with well over a dozen other authors. | | His publishing... Read More →
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Charlie Jane Anders

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky. She organizes the Writers With Drinks reading series, and was a founding editor of io9, a site about science fiction, science and futurism. Her fiction has appeared in Tin House, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, ZYZZYVA... Read More →
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Alan Bailey

Creator/Producer/Co-host, Alan & Jeremy Vs Science Fiction
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barbara barnett

Author
Barbara Barnett is author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated novel The Apothecary’s Curse (Pyr Books). She is Executive Editor of Blogcritics Magazine (blogcritics.org), a general-interest online magazine, for which she has also contributed nearly 1,000 essays, reviews, and interviews... Read More →
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Sue Hollister Barr

Author, SFWA
My sci fi is adult, a touch raunchy/bohemian, and an eclectic mix of sentiment and dark humor. I need help getting my books sold. I can provide help with all aspects of wordsmithing from line-edits to story structure.
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Peter Beagle

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce that Peter S. Beagle has been named the 34th Damon Knight Grand Master for his contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy.The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is given by SFWA... Read More →
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Jonathan Brazee

Writer
Jonathan Brazee is a retired Marine infantry colonel and now a full-time writer living in North Las Vegas, Nevada. His writing career started in 1978 with “Secession,” a science fiction story published in Labyrinth Magazine, but as a Marine, he published non-fiction in a variety... Read More →
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Vera Brook

Writer
Vera Brook is a neuroscientist turned science fiction & fantasy writer, braving the indie publishing route. Her debut novel, Sand Runner, was published in June 2017, and Cage Runner, book 2 in the series, followed in February 2018. She's also working on several short stories, but... Read More →
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Michael Capobianco

Advisor, SFWA
Michael Capobianco has published two solo science fiction novels, Purlieu (Placeholder Press) and Burster (Bantam). He is co-author, with William Barton, of the controversial hardcore sf books Iris (Doubleday, Bantam, reprinted by Avon Eos), Alpha Centauri (Avon), Fellow Traveler... Read More →
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Curtis C. Chen

Secretary, SFWA
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, CURTIS C. CHEN (陳致宇) now writes fiction and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel WAYPOINT KANGAROO (a 2017 Locus Awards Finalist and Endeavour Award Finalist) is a science fiction thriller about a superpowered spy... Read More →
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Neil Clarke

Editor, Clarkesworld Magazine
Neil Clarke (neil-clarke.com) is a Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning editor and publisher. He is the owner of Wyrm Publishing and editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, Forever Magazine, and several anthologies, including the Best Science Fiction of the Year series for Night Shade B... Read More →
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Kaelyn Considine

Acquisitions Editit, Parvus Press
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Sherrie Cronin

retired geophysicist and writer
I'm a former scientist from Houston and the author of six science fiction/fantasy novels. I am interested in ways to improve my writing and alternative approaches to marketing my newest project.
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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 →
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Rob Dircks

Writer/Editor/Designer/Narrator/Producer, Goldfinch Publishing
Rob Dircks is the Audible bestselling author of Where the Hell is Tesla? The Wrong Unit, Don't Touch the Blue Stuff!, and a member of SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America). His prior work includes the anti-self-help book Unleash the Sloth! 75 Ways to Reach Your Maximum... Read More →
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Carrie DiRisio

Author
Carrie Ann DiRisio runs multiple popular social media accounts including @BroodingYAHero, and has worked for Serial Box Publishing. She is the author of the upcoming YA Parody novel BROODING YA HERO'S GUIDE TO ACHIEVING MAIN CHARACTER STATUS. | Her speaking engagements include talks... Read More →
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Lara Elena Donnelly

Lara Elena Donnelly is the author of the vintage-glam spy thriller Amberlough and it’s forthcoming sequels Armistice and Amnesty (Tor). Lara’s other work has appeared in venues including Strange Horizons, Escape Pod, Nightmare, and Uncanny. A graduate of the Clarion and Alpha... Read More →
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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

Rebecca Gomez Farrell's debut epic fantasy novel, Wings Unseen, was published in August 2017 by Meerkat Press. She reached her 20th publication this year, and her speculative short fiction can be read in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, the Future Fire, and Dark Luminous Wings among other... Read More →
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Dr. Shana Feibel

Psychiatrist, Lindner center of Hope, mason ohio
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Susan Forest

Editor, Laksa Media Groups
Prix Aurora winner; stories in Asimov's, Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Novel, Bursts of Fire, out in 2019. Editor for Laksa Media Groups.
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Sarah Gailey

Hugo, Campbell, and Nebula award finalist Sarah Gailey lives and works in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Their nonfiction has been published by Mashable and the Boston Globe, and their fiction has been published internationally. They are a regular contributor for Tor.com and Barnes... Read More →
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Laura Anne Gilman

d.y.m.k. productions
Relapsing Editor, Reccurent Novelist, Occasional Short Story Writer. Proud Hybrid. Never met a sub-genre she didn't flirt with.
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Daryl Gregory

Author
Daryl Gregory is an award-winning writer of genre-mixing novels, stories, and comics. His novels include Spoonbenders (upcoming from Knopf), Harrison Squared, Afterparty, Pandemonium, Raising Stony Mayhall, The Devil’s Alphabet, and the World Fantasy Award- winning short novel We... Read More →
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Joe Haldeman

retired, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... Read More →
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Erin M. Hartshorn

SFWA Vice President
Erin M. Hartshorn did her graduate work in fish olfaction (and yes, she’s heard all of the jokes about how fish smell) before turning to words to make her living. Her freelance business makes others’ words look good through copyediting, proofreading, and indexing. Her fiction... Read More →
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Merrie Haskell

Author
Merrie Haskell’s novels are The Princess Curse, Handbook for Dragon Slayers and The Castle Behind Thorns. She won the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle Grades) and the DetCon1 Middle Grade Speculative Fiction award, and she was twice a finalist for the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award... Read More →
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Larry Ivkovich

Writer, Myself
I love talking about all things SF, both in literature and media, and enjoy discussing with other writers about their writing and publishing experiences. SF and Rock and Roll is a favorite niche subject of mine. | My own speculative fiction has been published in over twenty online... Read More →
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Rekka Jay

Author, R J Theodore
SF/Steampunk author of Peridot Shift series (Parvus Press). FLOTSAM is available in the book store. Early riser. Graphic designer by profession. Podcaster. Keto lifestyle. | Approachable! Come say hi if you need a friendly face. I will walk with you to the Starbucks even if I'm holding... Read More →
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Scott King

Author
Scott King is an author, board game photographer, and all around geek!
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Ellen Klages

writer, self
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Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of historical fantasy novels: The Glamourist Histories series and Ghost Talkers. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel, and has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula... Read More →
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Matthew Kressel

Full-stack developer, writer, Tyrell Corporation
Matthew Kressel is a three-time Nebula Award finalist and a World Fantasy Award finalist. His short fiction has appeared in many places, and his work has been translated into six languages. He is a full-stack developer, environmentalist, and cautious optimist. He co-hosts the Fantastic... Read More →
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Jamie Lackey

Jamie Lackey lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and their cat. She has had over 130 short stories published in places like Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Apex Magazine, and Escape Pod. Her debut novel, Left-Hand Gods, is available from Hadley Rille Books, and she has two short story... Read More →
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Mur Lafferty

Writer
Mur is an author and podcaster. She is a winner of the Campbell Award, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, and an inductee into the Podcast Academy Hall of Fame. Her novel Six Wakes has been nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, and Philip K. Dick Awards.
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Fonda Lee

Author
Fonda Lee is the author of the Nebula-nominated fantasy novel Jade City, and the Andre Norton-nominated science fiction novels Exo and Zeroboxer. Her next novel, Cross Fire, the sequel to Exo, releases in May 2018. A former corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, when she... Read More →
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jennifer lee

I teach middle school math in Baltimore. I write literary fiction, science fiction and experimental short fiction. I have lived in Greece and hope to live there again in the future. I like all people except for the mean ones.
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David D. Levine

David D. Levine is the author of Andre Norton Award winning novel Arabella of Mars (Tor 2016), sequels Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Tor 2017) and Arabella the Traitor of Mars (Tor 2018), and over fifty SF and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo, and he... Read More →
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Beca Lewis

Author, Coach, The Shift Center
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Sam Linton

I am an Indie Author setting to release my first fantasy series, The Fractured World Saga, in November.
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Kari Maaren

Instructor, Ryerson University
I'm the author of WEAVE A CIRCLE ROUND (YA fantasy, Tor Books, 2017); I also have a current webcomic, IT NEVER RAINS, and a completed one, WEST OF BATHURST. I play many musical instruments, write strange songs about literary tropes, and teach English literature to reluctant under... Read More →
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PJ Manney

author, PJ Manney
PJ Manney is the author of the bestselling and Philip K. Dick Award nominated (R)EVOLUTION, book 1 in the Phoenix Horizon series, and book 2, (ID)ENTITY. She is a former chairperson of Humanity+, the author of "Empathy in the Time of Technology: How Storytelling is the Key to Empathy... Read More →
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Craig Martelle

Author, Craig Martelle, Inc
International Bestselling Science Fiction author with multiple series - post-apocalyptic, space opera, military science fiction, and genetic engineering. I am retired from the Marine Corps and use that experience to add realism in all my books. I write full-time from my home outside... Read More →
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Kevin McLaughlin

Writer, Role of the Hero Publishing
Kevin McLaughlin is a USA Today bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy stories. From novels about humanity's exploration of the stars to journeys into computer-generated worlds, his work is to inspire thoughts about possible futures - and to entertain readers by transporting... Read More →
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Terry Mixon

Author, Yowling Cat Press
Terry Mixon served as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Army 101st Airborne Division. He later worked alongside the flight controllers in the Mission Control Center at the NASA Johnson Space Center supporting the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, and other... Read More →
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David Palmer

Author, D. Thourson Palmer
I'm about bourbon, cooking, martial arts, my blind cat Lt. Commander Geordie La Forge, and also bourbon. I wrote Ours Is the Storm and the web serial RAZE.
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Sarah Pinsker

Director at Large, SFWA
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Daniel Potter

Author
Dan Potter is a writer of both Fantasy and Science Fiction. His first novel, Off Leash was released in July of 2015, and prepping to publish the sequel in July 2016. When not writing Dan is a vascular biology researcher, working on projects involving hemorrhagic shock and traumatic... Read More →
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Jim Reid

I am a building contractor, a fiction writer, and a romantic lover. I'm gay and live in San Francisco. The Federation of Earth is a science-fiction novel about benevolent aliens coming to Earth to create a just planet where all sentient beings have equal rights and 70% of humans... Read More →
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Kelly Robson

Kelly Robson’s novella “Waters of Versailles” won the 2016 Aurora Award, and in 2016 she was a finalist for the Nebula Award, World Fantasy Award, Theodore Sturgeon Award, and Sunburst Award. Her time travel book Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach is now out from Tor.com Publishing... Read More →
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Karlo Yeager Rodriguez

IT Specialist, Social Security Administration
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Jason Sanford

Author
Jason Sanford is an award-winning author of short stories, essays, and articles. A two-time finalist for the Nebula Award, Jason has published more than a dozen stories in the British SF magazine Interzone, which also devoted a special issue to his fiction. He has also published numerous... Read More →
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Lawrence M. Schoen

Director-at-Large, SFWA
Lawrence M. Schoen has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and five Nebula awards. He's won the Cóyotl Award for Best Novel. He holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, is a world authority on the Klingon language, operates the small press Paper Golem, is a certified hypnotherapist... Read More →
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Nancy Schrock

Writer
I'm the author of the recently published novel Incense Rising. I worked in industry as a chemist for 25 years then left the corporate world to pursue writing and teaching. I teach at the University of West Florida.
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Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

Author & Disability Activist
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Alan P. Smale

In addition to singing bass with the Chromatics, this year’s Musical Guests of Honor, Alan Smale writes alternate and twisted history, and occasional pure SF and fantasy. His novella of a Roman invasion of ancient America, “A Clash of Eagles”, won the Sidewise Award for Alternate... Read More →
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Lesley L. Smith

Physicist & SF Author
By day, Lesley L. Smith is a Ph.D. physicist. By night, she's an M.F.A. author and a founder and editor of the speculative fiction ezine Electric Spec. Her speculative short fiction has appeared in a variety of venues including Analog Science Fiction and Fact. She's published seven... Read More →
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Rosemary Claire Smith

Author
My interactive choose-your-own-adventure game, T-Rex Time Machine, was just published by Choice of Games. My story, “Diamond Jim and the Dinosaurs” (April 2016), placed third in Analog's AnLab Readers' Poll. I draw on my background as an archaeologist to write fantasy, science... Read More →
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Bud Sparhawk

CFO, SFWA, Inc
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Jerome Stueart

Jerome is a writer whose work has appeared in Fantasy, Lightspeed's Queers Destroy Science Fiction, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, several Tesseracts anthologies and other magazines and journals. His 2016 self-illustrated collection of stories, The Angels of Our Better Beasts (ChiZine... Read More →
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Shanna Swendson

Shanna Swendson earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas but decided it was more fun to make up the people she wrote about. She’s written a number of fantasy novels for teens and adults and spends her spare time on knitting and music.
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Rebecca Thorne

Writer
R. K. Thorne writes and indie publishes romantic fantasy and science fiction. Her first series, The Enslaved Chronicles, launched in 2016. Her writing is fueled by her addiction to notebooks, role-playing games, coffee, and red wine. She'd love to talk about D&D, computer games, entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Tracy Townsend

Writer, English Instructor
Tracy Townsend is the author of The Nine, book one of the Thieves of Fate series (Pyr), a gaslamp fantasy debut set in a world where theology is a science, three sentient species live in an uneasy truce, and the fate of humanity rests on the shoulders of nine unsuspecting individuals... Read More →
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Michael R. Underwood

Author
Mike is the author the several series, including the comedic fantasy Ree Reyes Geekomancy series and GENRENAUTS, a science fiction series in novellas. By day, he's the North American Sales & Marketing Manager for Angry Robot Books.Mike lives in Baltimore with his wife and their ever-growing... Read More →
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Martha Wells

Martha Wells has written many fantasy novels, including The Books of the Raksura series (beginning with The Cloud Roads), the Ile-Rien series (including The Death of the Necromancer) as well as YA fantasy novels, short stories, media tie-ins (for Star Wars and Stargate: Atlantis... Read More →
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Fran Wilde

Author
Fran Wilde’s novels and short stories have been nominated for three Nebula awards and a Hugo, and include her Andre Norton- and Compton-Crook-winning debut novel, Updraft (Tor 2015), its sequels, Cloudbound (2016) and Horizon (2017), and the novelette “The Jewel and Her Lapidary... Read More →
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Sheila Williams

Editor, Asimov's
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JY Yang

JY Yang is a Hugo/Nebula/Locus award finalist and the author of the Tensorate novellas from Tor.Com Publishing (The Red Threads of Fortune, The Black Tides of Heaven and the forthcoming The Descent of Monsters). A graduate of the Clarion West class of 2013, they live in Singapore... Read More →
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Peter Zuckerman

Author, Journalist, Political Advocacy, Self


Sunday May 20, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grand Ballroom

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