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Saturday, October 17 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Confederation of Aunties

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Aunties with plates of food in one hand the other ready to smack some sense into you. They make up the backbone of many cultures, so why don't we see more of them in spec fic? What would a novel with an Auntie MC look like? When does one become an Auntie?

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Jenn Lyons

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Jenn Lyons lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, three cats and a nearly infinite number of opinions on anything from Sumerian mythology to the correct way to make a martini. Formally a video game producer, she now writes full time. A long-time devotee of storytelling, Lyons... Read More →
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Diana M. Pho

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Diana M. Pho is a queer Vietnamese-American independent scholar, playwright, and Hugo Award-nominated fiction editor. She has over a decade of experience in traditional, Big Five publishing, including Tor Books, Tor.com Publishing, and the Science Fiction Book Club. Additionally... Read More →
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Nibedita Sen

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Nibedita Sen is a Hugo, Nebula, Ignyte, and Astounding Award-nominated queer Bengali writer, editor and gamer from Calcutta. She acquired several English degrees in India before deciding she wanted an MFA too, and that she was going to move halfway across the world for it. A graduate... Read More →
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Veronica Henry

Veronica Henry was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and has been a bit of a rolling stone ever since. Her debut novel, Bacchanal, will be released May 2021 from 47North. She is a graduate of the Viable Paradise Workshop and member of SFWA.Veronica is proud to be of Sierra Leonean ancestry... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
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