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Saturday, November 11 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Dying Sun: Tales of a Very Remote Future
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The ultimate fate of earth and humanity has been explored by H.G. Wells, Jack Vance, Frederik Pohl, N.K. Jemisin, and many others. What is the appeal of this scenario? How have recent writers explored this topic differently than classic-era SF authors?

Speakers
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John Ashmead

John Ashmead has a BA in physics from Harvard, summa cum laude, and a masters in physics from Princeton. For several years he was an assistant editor for Asimov's SF Magazine. Since then he has worked as a software and database developer, working in the medical, legal, advertising... Read More →
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Darrell Schweitzer

Darrell Schweitzer's books include three novels, THE WHITE ISLE, THE SHATTERED GODDESS, THE MASK OF THE SORCERER, and THE DRAGON HOUSE, plus nine short-story collections, the most recent of which is a volume of Lovecraftian stories, AWAITING STRANGE GODS, published by Fedogan & Bremer... Read More →
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Michael J. Walsh

Michael J. Walsh once chaired a Worldcon. His first convention was Disclave 1969. His second was Philcon 1969. Too many since then ... For his publishing of Howard Waldrop he won a World Fantasy Award in 2009.


Saturday November 11, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Plaza II