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Sunday, October 18 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
AAVE, Pidgin, and the Global Patois

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Panelists discuss regional dialects and their proper execution in fiction. How do you display it authentically and still meet the needs of publishing? Should the needs of publishing even be a concern?

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Shingai Njeri

Shingai Njeri Kagunda (She/her) is an Afrofuturist freedom dreamer, Swahili sea lover, and Femme Storyteller hailing from Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently pursuing a Literary Arts MFA at Brown University. Shingai's work has appeared or will appear in Omenana, The Elephant, FANTASY... Read More →

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Shiv Ramdas

Shiv Ramdas is an Indian writer of Tamil and Sikh heritage. His short speculative fiction has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards and has appeared in publications such as Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, Podcastle and others. He has spent several years hosting radio shows... Read More →
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Eden Royce

Eden Royce’s short fiction can be found in various print and online publications including: FIYAH, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Apex Magazine, Strange Horizons, and PodCastle. She’s a recipient of the Speculative Literature Foundation’s Diverse Worlds grant and a... Read More →
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Christopher Caldwell

Christopher Caldwell is a queer, Black American living in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a Clarion West alumnus, and a recipient of the Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship. His work has appeared in Fiyah, Strange Horizons, and Uncanny Magazine, and reprinted in The Best of British Fantasy... Read More →

Sunday October 18, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
The Great Hall
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