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Sunday, November 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Fifty Years of Pern

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Anne McCaffrey's longest-running series was a trailblazing hybrid of fantasy and science fiction. What impact has it had on SF, fantasy, and multi-genre works? How well does it hold up when viewed in the present era?

Speakers
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Elektra Hammond

writer/editor, Until Midnight
Elektra Hammond emulates her multi-sided idol Buckaroo Banzai by going in several directions at once. She’s been involved in publishing since the 1990s—now she writes, concocts anthologies & edits science fiction for various and sundry. When not freelancing or appearing at science... Read More →
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Victoria Janssen

Victoria Janssen reviews for Publishers Weekly. Her most recent novel is The Duke and the Pirate Queen, fantasy erotica from Harlequin (2010). It's set in the same universe as her first novel, The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover (2008). The Duchess… has been translated... Read More →
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Hildy Silverman

Hildy Silverman is the publisher of Space and Time, a 52-year-old magazine featuring fantasy, horror, and science fiction (spaceandtimemagazine.com). She is also the author of several works of short fiction, most recently including "The Great Chasm (co-authored by David Silverman... Read More →
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Phillip Thorne

Interested in everything, especially if it can be organized and analyzed, except for sportsball. "Everything" includes LEGO bricks, vintage science magazines, international travel plans, linguistics, and macroeconomic time series databases. Affiliated with Philcon since 2001 as repeat... Read More →


Sunday November 18, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Crystal Ballroom Three Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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