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Sunday, January 20 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Genre-Hopping Fairies

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Traditionally, fairies were a part of what defined the fantasy genre; today, they can be found in science fiction, urban fantasy, speculative fiction, and space operas. Panelists will discuss these versatile creatures and why they can cross into different genres, and whether their presence changes the genre of a novel.

Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Meredith Dillman

Meredith Dillman is an artist and illustrator originally from Minnesota. She now lives in Wisconsin. She is known for her colorful watercolors which blend Art Nouveau, fantasy and Asian influences. She enjoys painting fairies, woodland creatures and other fantasy and medieval themes... 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 →


Sunday January 20, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EST
Room 7