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Saturday, October 17 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Comics: Why do they stand out?

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Comics serve as a uniquely powerful form of storytelling. Why does their power endure? What made you fall in love with comics? how can we expand the medium to be even more inclusive?

Moderators
avatar for Leslie E. Light

Leslie E. Light

Editor/Writer, Black Nerd Problems
Leslie E.H. Light is a writer, editor, mother, and pound cake enthusiast. She stands up for Black Speculative Fiction at BlackNerdProblems.com, where she’s a writer and editor. Her short fiction has been published in Finding Home: Community in Apocalyptic Worlds and she’s self-published... Read More →

Guests
avatar for Troy Wiggins

Troy Wiggins

Troy L. Wiggins is a writer and editor from Memphis, Tennessee. His short fiction has appeared in Griots: Sisters of the Spear, Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction From the Margins of History, Beneath Ceaseless Skies Magazine, Uncanny Magazine and the Memphis Noir anthology, among... Read More →
avatar for Suzanne Walker

Suzanne Walker

Suzanne Walker is a Chicago-based writer and editor. She is co-creator of the Hugo-nominated graphic novel Mooncakes (Oni Press/Lion Forge) with artist Wendy Xu. Her short fiction has been published in Clarkesworld, and she has published nonfiction articles with Uncanny Magazine... Read More →
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Alex Brown

critic, author, librarian
Alex Brown is an asexual and aromantic biracial Black woman working as a teen services librarian, local historian, writer, and author. She has a BA with honors in Anthropology and Sociology, a Master’s of Library and Information Science, and a Master’s in US History, specializing... Read More →
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Mildred Louis

Mildred Louis is a jack of all trades artist and comic creator born and raised in Boston whose now living in SoCal. She started the magical girl inspired webcomic series Agents of the Realm in 2014, and has also launched her sci-fi epic webcomic Catalyst Overdrive in 2019 and her... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
The Great Hall
  Panel, Craft
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