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Saturday, May 30 • 11:30pm - Sunday, May 31 •12:30am
The Problem of the Controversial

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So you're a political liberal, but your favorite writer regularly posts extreme rants against gay marriage on her Facebook. Or the main character of your favorite movie uses sexual violence as his preferred wooing technique. Is it possible (or acceptable) for you to enjoy controversial shows, books or artists without being seen as a hypocrite? And how do you handle the inevitable argument when someone else calls you out?

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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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A.J. Hartley

A.J. Hartley (also writing as Andrew Hart) is the NY Times bestselling author of 23 novels foradults and younger readers spanning multiple genres, notably mystery, thriller, fantasy andscience fiction. Recent work includes Impervious, which grew out of his experience of a schoolshooting... Read More →
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Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
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 →

Edmund Schubert

Editor, InterGalactic Medicine Show

Saturday May 30, 2015 11:30pm - Sunday May 31, 2015 12:30am EDT
Carolina A/B (Writer's Track)

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