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Saturday, May 14 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Content and Form: Writing SF/F beyond Anglo-America

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How do writers who primarily identify with Anglo-American traditions draw on literary forms that are not privileged in the Anglo-American canon in a way that is respectful as well as interesting? In what ways are the expectations of a “good story” in the Anglo-American tradition perhaps limiting? How can we stretch and expand our ideas about what a “good story” is and how to write one in the context of the full panoply of world literary forms?

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Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott is the author of YA fantasy Court of Fives, and numerous sff novels including Black Wolves, Cold Magic, and King's Dragon. She lives in Hawaii.

Nebula Nominees
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Henry Lien

Author, Holt/Macmillan
Henry Lien is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West Writers Workshop, Seattle. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Peasprout Chen middle grade fantasy series. His short fiction has appeared in publications like Asimov’s, Analog, and F&SF, and he is a four-time... Read More →
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Ken Liu

https://kenliu.name) is an American author of speculative fiction. He has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, as well as top genre honors in Japan, Spain, and France, among other countries.Liu’s debut novel, The Grace of Kings, is the first volume in a silkpunk epic... Read More →

Nnedi Okorafor 

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings... Read More →
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Daniel Jose Older

Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of the Middle Grade historical fantasy series Dactyl Hill Squad, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, Star Wars: Last Shot, The Book of Lost Saints, and the award winning Young Adult series the Shadowshaper Cypher... Read More →

Saturday May 14, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
LaSalle 2