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Sunday, October 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Young Adult and Middle Grade Spec Fic

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Why are the YA and children's sections of bookstores and libraries so full of speculative fiction? Why is speculative work for these age ranges selling so well? Are YA/Middle Grade works really aimed at young people? Where and what is the future of YA/Middle Grade speculative fiction?

Moderators
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Marcie Lynn Tentchoff

Marcie Lynn Tentchoff is an Aurora award winning writer/poet/editor from Gibsons, BC. Her work has appeared in such publications as Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, and On Spec.

Guests
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Kevin Harkness

Kevin Harkness is a writer of YA Fantasy novels and short stories in a number of genres. His City of Demons series is published by Tyche Books.
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Alyx J. Shaw

Alyx J Shaw is an irritable rantaholic who enjoys writing, making medieval honey wine, smoking, tarantulas, and raising strange and toxic plants. She shares her seedy apartment with a cat, tarantula, dog, and pet dove named Cupid. She's pretty sure there is a husband in there somewhere as well, and expects she will find him buried under the laundry the next time she feels like doing a washing. Her trilogy "A Strange Place in Time" is available... Read More →
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Lisa Voisin

A Canadian-born author, Lisa Voisin spent her childhood daydreaming and making up stories, but it was her love of reading and writing in her teens that drew her to Young Adult fiction. She is also a technical writer, a meditation teacher, and leads a local writing group for teens. More about Lisa can be found on her web site: http://www.lisavoisin.com.
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Lynda Williams

Lynda Williams is the author of the Okal Rel Saga and editor of the legacies series set in the Okal Rel Universe.


Sunday October 6, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 03: Medium Programming (The Armstrong) 2nd Floor

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