Preliminary Program Grid for K. Ceres Wright
This is the Preliminary program schedule. K. Ceres Wright 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 2:00 pm: What's the Future of Afrofuturism? (Ends at: 2:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:M'Shai Dash, William Jones, Chad Eric Smith, Diane Williams, Kenesha Williams, K. Ceres Wright (M)
Afrofuturism represents the intersection of Black culture, history, mysticism, science, and technology, all set with an eye toward the future. Listen as this group of artists, filmmakers, and writers detail their journeys in producing Afrofuturistic works and their hopes for the field, moving forward.
|Saturday 5:00 pm: Writing Characters of Color: Where to Start (Ends at: 5:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:B. Sharise Moore, L. H. Moore, Diane Williams, K. Ceres Wright (M)
Adding characters of color to your writing not only helps to reflect the real world, but adds complexity and depth to your stories. Learn about specific ways you can conduct effective research and avoid stereotypes to empower your characters and stories.
|Saturday 6:00 pm: Octavia Butler (Ends at: 6:55 pm) Seneca|
Panelists:Victoria Janssen (M), B. Sharise Moore, L. H. Moore, Sarah Pinsker, K. Ceres Wright
Twelfth Planet Press has just published Luminescent Threads. While a more prolific novelist than short story writer, her short fiction, such as "Bloodchild" continues to be discussed to this day. Panelists will discuss the late Octavia Butler's ongoing influence on the field.
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