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Saturday, October 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beautiful Weeds: Thriving When We Weren't Meant to Survive

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Real talk about the challenges of growing around institutional limits expectations, finding joy in difficulty, the freedom that lies on the other side. A survival guide roadmap: Here's where we fell down. Here's who helped us up. Here are the doors that were closed to us. Here's how to fly over them.

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E. Lily Yu

E. Lily Yu is the author of On Fragile Waves, forthcoming in December 2020. She received the Artist Trust / LaSalle Storyteller Award in 2017 and the Astounding Award for Best New Writer in 2012. Her stories appear in venues from McSweeney's to Tor.com and in eleven best-of-the-year... Read More →

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Lisa M. Bradley

BIO: A queer Latina originally from South Texas, Lisa M. Bradley now lives in Iowa. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous venues, including Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Anathema, and Fireside Fiction. Her first collection is The Haunted Girl (Aqueduct Press... Read More →
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K.S. Villoso

K.S. Villoso writes speculative fiction with a focus on deeply personal themes and character-driven narratives. Much of her work is inspired by her childhood in the slums of Taguig, Philippines. She is now living amidst the forest and mountains with her husband, children, and dogs... Read More →
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Corinne Duyvis

Corinne Duyvis is the critically acclaimed author of the YA sci-fi/fantasy novels Otherbound, which Kirkus called “a stunning debut;” On the Edge of Gone, which Publishers Weekly called “a riveting apocalyptic thriller with substantial depth;” and The Art of Saving the Wo... Read More →
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Amal El-Mohtar

Amal El-Mohtar is an award-winning writer of fiction, poetry, and criticism. Her stories and poems have appeared in magazines including Tor.com, Fireside Fiction, Lightspeed, Uncanny, Strange Horizons, Apex, Stone Telling, and Mythic Delirium; anthologies including The Djinn Falls... Read More →

Saturday October 17, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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