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Saturday, January 19 • 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Beyond Manic Pixie Dream Girls

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Laurie Penny argues that women "deserve to be able to write our own stories rather than exist as supporting characters in the stories for men." How can we write our way past 'mournful men-children' who attach themselves to the bright, the unconventionally pretty, the eager-to-please"? What movies, books, and TV shows in today's world embrace wild women and girls behaving badly, being ugly, and telling their own stories?

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Emily Lavin Leverett

Emily Lavin Leverett is a writer, editor, and English professor. She is the co-editor of "Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier" and "The Weird Wild West" with Misty Massey and Margaret McGraw. Her first novel "Changeling’s Fall," co-written with Sarah Joy Adams was followed... Read More →

Tina Glasneck

USA Today bestselling author Tina Glasneck is back with a fantastical tale filled with magic, myth, and dragons. Fans of Norse mythology, time travel, and paranormal romance, as well as action and adventure, will enjoy this new addition in the Dragon series! www.TinaGlasneck.com

Saturday January 19, 2019 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Room 8

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