Preliminary Program Grid for James Morrow
This is the Preliminary program schedule. James Morrow 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: The Martian and the Robinsonade (Ends at: 10:55 am) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Michael Capobianco, Elektra Hammond, James Morrow, Michael D. Pederson (M)
What's so intriguing and enduring about being stranded and alone? The panelists will discuss if there is room left in the reading market for variations on this theme.
|Saturday 11:00 am: Alternate & Secret History (Ends at: 11:55 am) Salon A|
Panelists:Neil Clarke, Walter H. Hunt, Edward M. Lerner, James Morrow (M), Tim Powers
Although alternate and secret history seem related, they are quite different. What are the differences? How do you tell them apart? What factors must you keep in mind when writing in either area?
|Saturday 12:00 pm: Author Table Morrow (Ends at: 12:25 pm) Author's hallway table|
|Saturday 4:00 pm: Remembering David Hartwell (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Frederick|
Panelists:Catherine Asaro, James Morrow, Kathryn Morrow (M)
A celebration of the life, the passions, and the extraordinary achievements of the editor who influenced science fiction more than anyone since John W. Campbell. He was a not only an editor but also a book dealer, book collector, publisher, superfan, and a friend.
|Saturday 11:00 pm: Unused Secret Histories (Ends at: 11:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Tom Doyle, Bjorn Hasseler, James Morrow (M), Jean Marie Ward
Tim Powers' novels frequently use secret histories in which the recorded history does not change but the reasons behind the events are rather different. What historical events would make for a good secret history and what would be your explanation?
|Sunday 2:00 pm: James Morrow Reading (Ends at: 2:25 pm) Suite 1209|
|Sunday 3:00 pm: Why Does Everyone Love A Good Apocalypse? (Ends at: 3:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Sarah Avery (M), Meriah Lysistrata Crawford, James Morrow, K.M. Szpara
The genre that will not die. What makes apocalyptic stories so popular? What do they represent to the cultural mindset of today's world?
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