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Saturday, January 19 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Sex and Violence in Fairytales (Ages 18+)

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Naughty princes, violent godmothers, and other sordid details. Panelists discuss the role of both sex and violence in the narratives of the Grimm brothers along with other traditional folktales. Issues surrounding why many tales were later sanitized and adapted for the children’s market will also be addressed.

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Nickie Jamison

Literary Guest
Nickie Jamison wrote her first full-length novel at age 10 – that creative endeavor sparked her desire to begin a writing career. Her stories dabble in and blend many different genres; science fiction, fantasy, romance, erotica, poetry, horror...whatever captures her fancy. Ms... Read More →
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Emily Leverett

Author, Writing
Emily Lavin Leverett is an author, editor, and scholar. She is the author of the paranormal romance series The Wolf and the Nun based on the life and stories of 12th century abbess Marie de France: The Wolf and the Cloister, The Enchanted Rose, and The Song of the Black Wolf are out... Read More →
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Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire writes things.  It can be difficult to make her stop, although she’s easily distracted by swamps, corn fields, and traveling carnivals.  She was once lost on a carnival midway for six hours, only to be found happily operating the Ferris wheel.  Her books have been... Read More →


Saturday January 19, 2019 10:00pm - 10:50pm EST
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