Semi-Final Program Grid for Andrew Fox
This is the Semi-Final program schedule. Andrew Fox may or may not actually be on these items, but probably will. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, modifications to the program can occur throughout the convention.
|Saturday 10:00 am: Unsung Author (Ends at: 10:55 am)|
Panelists: Michael Dirda (M), Tom Doyle, Andrew Fox
Robert Sheckley. He was nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula awards. SFWA awarded him the 2001 Author Emeritus award. Learn more about his career and writings.
|Saturday 1:30 pm: Reading Andrew Fox (Ends at: 1:55 pm)|
Panelists: Andrew Fox
|Saturday 4:00 pm: Young, Adult, or Both? (Ends at: 4:55 pm)|
Panelists: Andrew Fox, Ron Garner, Victoria Janssen (M), Morgan Keyes, Diana Peterfreund
How does a YA differ from a children’s book or an adult book? How is the pacing, characterization, and language different or the same? Are there things you can do in one and not the other? Are these distinctions needed? And what about series like Harry Potter in which the children grow up?
|Saturday 6:00 pm: RIP Bookstores or Not Dead Yet? (Ends at: 6:55 pm)|
Panelists: Andrew Fox, Katie Hartlove (M), Michael D. Pederson, Steve Stiles
With the growth of Amazon online, the demise of Borders, and the rapid adoption of ebooks, does the traditional bookstores have a future? What is the role of bookstores in the age of instantly downloadable ebooks and Amazon Prime? Can we do anything to save the bookstore?
|Saturday 7:30 pm: Mass Signing (Ends at: 8:25 pm)|
Panelists: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Eric Choi, Brenda Clough, David Louis Edelman, Andrew Fox, Ron Garner, Morgan Keyes, Dave Klecha, Jonah Knight, Yoji Kondo (Eric Kotani), Dina Leacock, Edward M. Lerner, Craig Alan Loewen, James Maxey, Mike McPhail, James Morrow, Diana Peterfreund, Lawrence M. Schoen, Darrell Schweitzer, Alan Smale, Bud Sparhawk, Jean Marie Ward, Lawrence Watt-Evans
This is the mass signing held before the presentation of the WSFA Small Press Award.
|Sunday 11:00 am: WWI comeback (Ends at: 11:55 am)|
Panelists: Tad Daley J.D., Ph.D., Andrew Fox, John G. Hemry, Victoria Janssen (M), Jean Marie Ward
It has been nearly a hundred years since the War to end all wars, is this a setting that still has potential? Will the movie "War Horse" and the tv show "Downton Abbey" spark a new interest in fiction set during World War One?
|Sunday 3:00 pm: The Bradbury Effect (Ends at: 3:55 pm)|
Panelists: Roger MacBride Allen, Marilyn "Mattie" Brahen, Andrew Fox (M)
How Ray Bradbury affected authors through his writing and contacts.
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