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Saturday, January 19 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Westerns in SciFi and Fantasy

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In many ways, the Western and Scifi genres are uniquely American—but their blending has influenced fiction worldwide. From Star Wars and Mad Max to Firefly and Cowboy Beebop, some of the most successful titles in genre fiction blend these two themes. But how do you balance them, what are the strengths and benefits of each, and how have some cross-genre properties succeeded where others have failed.

Moderators
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Margaret McGraw

Editor/Author
Margaret S. McGraw is co-editor of the Predators in Petticoats anthology (Black Cat White Cat Books, 2020), as well as two anthologies about the wildest West that never was: Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier (Falstaff Books, 2017) and The Weird Wild West (eSpec Books, 2015... Read More →

Speakers
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Jason Gilbert

Literary Guest
Jason is the author of The Clockworks of War series, The Rifle Chronicles, and Wolfbane: The Coldstone Files. His stories are Alternate History with an Urban Fantasy and Horror element set in worlds of the supernatural, and sometimes involve steam and gears! You can check out his... Read More →
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John G. Hartness

Falstaff Books


Saturday January 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Room 8

Attendees (15)