Thursday, December 16, 2021
1:00 pm EST
Nancy Kress won the Hugo and the Nebula in 1991 with Beggars in Spain. She won the Nebula Award for Best Novella in 2013 for After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall, and again in 2015 for Yesterday’s Kin. She is a prolific short story writer and novelist. Her most recent book is Sea Change (2020). Come discuss with our panelists the work of DisCon III’s Author Guest of Honor Nancy Kress.
7:00 pm EST
Our Guest of Honor Malka Older is both a novelist academic, and humanitarian aid worker. She was named the 2015 Senior Fellow for Technology and Risk at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and has more than eight years’ experience in humanitarian aid and development. Our panelists will explore what this means for her science fiction.
Friday, December 17, 2021
5:30 pm EST
Sheree Renée Thomas is one of the most notable editors in our field. She is the editor of the anthologies Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction From the African Diaspora and Dark Matter: Reading the Bones, winners of the 2001 and 2005 World Fantasy Award for Year’s Best Anthology. These books collect works by many African-American and African writers in the genres of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. Join our panel to discuss the work of DisCon III Special Guest Sheree Renée Thomas.
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