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Apocalypse. Calamity. The end of the world. Whether exciting adventures or dire warnings, science fiction often takes us to the edge of existence to examine who we are as humans. Join Ryka Aoki, Jennifer Marie Brissett, and Claire North as they discuss their visions of humanity in the face of extraordinary challenge and change.
With new books that contend with American history and brutality, Natashia Deón, Lucinda Roy, and Rivers Solomon discuss seeking truth and justice and questioning one's origins via speculative fiction.
C.L. Clark, Shelley Parker-Chan, and Tasha Suri come together for a ground-breaking conversation on empire, resistance, and gender. They discuss their new books that center women standing in their power and claiming their destinies—all in the context of epic story-telling.
Join P. Djèlí Clark, M.J. Kuhn, and Cadwell Turnbull for an electrifying discussion about magic and myth, gender and otherness, and bold world-building in fantasy.
These new sci-fi and fantasy books by LGBTQIA+ and/or BIPOC authors have been nominated by editors as their top picks! In this session, the editors and authors behind these highly anticipated titles share why these books belong on your shelf. The goal of this Editors’ Picks series is to amplify under-supported voices in publishing while helping you find your next great read.
Speakers: Anita Kopacz (author), Catherine Lundoff (Queen of Swords Press), V. Castro (author), Nivia Evans (Orbit / HBG), Chloe Ramos (Image Comics), Shawn Speakman (Grim Oak Press), Christine Neulieb (Lanternfish Press), Lauren Klouda (echo / IPG), Sara Richmond (Edelweiss)