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Saturday, May 30 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
What's An Award Worth?

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Lately lots of folks have been talking about how the big awards like the Hugos and Nebulas work, and whether or not it even matters if writers win such things. Are they just popularity contests? Are they skewed in a particular direction? Are the right books even being nominated? Is there a better way to recognize truly exceptional work?

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Misty Massey

Literary Guest
Misty Massey is the author of MAD KESTREL, a rollicking adventure of magic on the high seas (Tor), KESTREL'S VOYAGES, a collection of short stories featuring those rambunctious pirates (Amazon) and the upcoming KESTREL'S DANCE (Lore Seekers Press).  She is a co-editor of THE WEIRD... Read More →

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Wendy S Delmater

Editor and Publisher, Abyss & Apex Magazine
Short fiction, writing, editing.
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Gray Rinehart

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Gray Rinehart writes science fiction and fantasy stories, nonfiction, songs ... and other things. He is the only person to have commanded an Air Force satellite tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, originated a poetic form, and had music on The Dr. Demento... Read More →
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John Scalzi

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I enjoy pie.
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Edmund Schubert

Editor, InterGalactic Medicine Show


Saturday May 30, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT
Carolina A/B (Writer's Track)

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