Preliminary Program Grid for Vanessa Phin
This is the Preliminary program schedule. Vanessa Phin 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.
|Friday 7:00 pm: Toward A More Diverse Genre (Ends at: 7:55 pm) Salon A|
Panelists:Sarah Avery, Craig L. Gidney, Vanessa Phin (M), Michelle D. Sonnier, K.M. Szpara
How do authors portray persons of color, the disabled, and gender in their stories? Science fiction and fantasy have come a long way and have often been at the forefront of these issues and sometimes not. What more needs to be done? What's the next step in portraying a more diverse universe?
|Saturday 10:00 am: Doctor Who, End of an Era, Beginning of a New One (Ends at: 10:55 am) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Victoria Janssen, Vanessa Phin (M), Hildy Silverman, A.C. Wise
Moffatt's era ends and Chibnall's era begins. What did we think of the Capaldi era and Clara and Bill as companions? What do we want from Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor? What are our hopes for Chibnall as showrunner? Moffatt era vs. Davies era?
|Sunday 11:00 am: LGBTQ Speculative Fiction (Ends at: 11:55 am) Frederick|
Panelists:Craig L. Gidney, Vanessa Phin (M), Sarah Pinsker
Panelists will discuss where to find the best LGBT fiction being written today and what they think are the dos and don'ts of writing LGBT characters.
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