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Worldcon Schedule

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
Description:  Using Earth-derived cultures in secondary fantasy

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.

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