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Sunday, October 18 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Editing Through a BIPOC Lens

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Self-rejection is a problem that plagues BIPOC writers because they often run into editors that continously do not understand their work. How can BIPOC editors make the difference for BIPOC writers? What considerations do BIPOC editors have to make that white editors don't? How can the larger SFF community help to uplift these editors?

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Pablo Defendini

Publisher & Art Director, Fireside
Pablo Defendini is the Publisher and Art Director of Fireside Magazine. He is also a designer and developer for hire, with a focus on editorial design for digital media. He helped launch Tor.com, before moving on to work for companies that sit in the overlap between publishing and... Read More →

Guests
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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 →
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Diana M. Pho

Editor
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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Chimedum Ohaegbu

Chimedum Ohaegbu (CHIH-may-doom aw-HAY-boo, she/her) attends UBC in pursuit of hummingbirds and a dual degree in English literature and creative writing. She’s Uncanny Magazine’s managing editor and a Hugo Award winner, her fiction debut was longlisted for the Nommo Award for... Read More →


Sunday October 18, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT
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