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Sunday, May 15 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Humor

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While tragedy gets award recognition and critical acclaim, everyone acknowledges that humor is harder to write. What makes it so hard and how humor be used effectively in fiction?

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Shane Halbach

Author
Shane Halbach lives in Chicago with his wife, three kids and one nuisance cat. His fiction has appeared in Analog, Escape Pod, Flash Fiction Online, and The Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction, among others. He has been accused of being obsessed with pirates, bacon, zombies and his kids (not necessarily in that order). Shane is a knitter, guitar player, budding accordionista, and a board and card game enthusiast.

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Henry Lien

Author, Penguin Random House
Henry Lien was born in Taiwan and now lives in Hollywood, CA. He attended Clarion West in 2012. Since then, he has sold his work to magazines including Asimov’s, Analog, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and has been nominated twice for a Nebula. | | Henry's first novel, PEASPROUT CHEN, FUTURE LEGEND OF SKATE AND SWORD, will be published by Penguin Random House in 2017 and its first sequel... Read More →


Sunday May 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LaSalle 1

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