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Friday, May 29 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Gender Issues in Alternate History

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Once upon a time, it was common in conversation to use descriptors that are now considered horribly insulting. When writing alternate history, how do we handle gender and racial issues in a way that accurately reflects history without offending modern sensibilities? Or is that even possible?

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Gail Z. Martin

Author, Writing
Gail Z. Martin is the author of Scourge: A Darkhurst Novel, from Solaris Books. Gail is also the author of Vendetta: A Deadly Curiosities Novel and Trifles and Folly 1: A Deadly Curiosities Collection, the latest in her urban fantasy series set in Charleston, SC; Shadow and Flame is the fourth... Read More →

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A.J. Hartley

Author/Editor/Publisher
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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Emily Leverett

Author, Writing
Emily Lavin Leverett is an author, editor, and scholar. She is the author of the paranormal romance series The Wolf and the Nun based on the life and stories of 12th century abbess Marie de France: The Wolf and the Cloister, The Enchanted Rose, and The Song of the Black Wolf are out... Read More →
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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 →


Friday May 29, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
Carolina A/B (Writer's Track)

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