The time has come to post my Worldcon panels, and there is a little something happening in New York afterwards.
When: Thu 19:00 Title: Horror and Dark Fantasy Writers: What Makes the Story "Horror" or "Dark Fantasy"? All Participants: Ellen Datlow, Kari Sperring, Maura McHugh, Susan Forest, Kaaron Warren Description: Horror and dark fantasy writers tell how they do it, how do they think up the horror and how do they know it when they write it? When: Fri 9:00 Location: Outdoors Title: Stroll With The Stars - Friday All Participants: Ellen Datlow, Jay Lake, Scott Edelman, Stephen H. Segal, Stu Segal, Kaaron Warren Description: A gentle, friendly 1 mile stroll with some of your favorite Authors, Artists & Editors. Leaving daily 9AM, from the Riopelle Fountain outside the Palais (corner of Ave Viger & Rue de Bleury), returning before 10AM. When: Fri 19:00 The Angry Robot Books launch. The Moxyland Launch. The Slights Launch. All Welcome! My daughter has already picked out her launch outfit (she calls it her ‘book launch outfit’) and it is fabulous. When: Sat 12:30 Title: Inspiration, Homage or Appropriation? All Participants: Ada G. Palmer, Kij Johnson, Lev Grossman, Kaaron Warren Description: Using Earth-derived cultures in secondary fantasy worlds. When: Sun 11:00 Title: Writing in a Culture Not Your Own All Participants: David D. Levine, Emma Hawkes, Joshua Palmatier, Kaaron Warren Description: How does a writer get into the head of a character from a different culture, race, planet, gender? How can writers include diversity in their writing without using stereotypes? Or should they not try at all? When: Sun 12:00 Location: Other Title: Kaaron Warren Signing All Participants: Kaaron Warren When: Sun 12:30 Title: I'm Not Scared any More All Participants: Russell Blackford, Stephen H. Segal, Kaaron Warren Description: One problem horror has is that, once it puts a new scary idea into the discourse, that idea rapidly becomes normalised and, well, not scary. So what's really scary now, this late in the day? When: Sun 14:00 Title: Author Reading All Participants: Jody Lynn Nye, Kaaron Warren, Lauren Beukes New York, Wednesday August 19th, 7pm
Robert Freeman Wexler and I will be reading at the
Yes, I’m reading at the KGB Bar.