Are you going to WisCon? Hopefully I’ll see you there! Meet me in May! I plan to bring chocolate!
Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading
Conference 2 • Readings • Sat 4:00 PM –5:15 PM
Meet the Broads of Broad Universe! The authors of Broad Universe will drop you into their fictional universes with short readings from multiple authors and works. Within the session you will hear a variety of writers in a variety of speculative fiction subgenres, like a variety box of chocolate! Broad Universe is an international organization dedicated to promoting women and traditionally underrepresented genders in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.
Prospective participant information: Katherine Villyard, Larissa N. N. Davila, Cy Villyard and others as they arrive
I’ll be in two other panels as well–one on Murderbot (I LOVE MURDERBOT) and one on Broad Universe.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in SF/F
University B • Feminism and Other Social Change Movements • Sat 2:30 PM–3:45 PM
Let’s catch up with initiatives that are working to make sf/f more inclusive — Carl Brandon Society, Broad Universe, Con or Bust, the Otherwise Award, FIYAH, khōréō, Glittership, Speculatively Queer, and more. What are they doing, what can we celebrate, and what help do they need?
Prospective participant information: Candra Gill, Julia Rios, Keffy Kehrli
Mod: Sumana Harihareswara
Monk Murderbot & Posthumanism: Wells & Chambers
Conference 3 • Academic • Sun 1:00 PM–2:15 PM
Katherine Villyard, Cynthia Shin, Lauren Lacey