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Saturday, May 18 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
The wider world of publishing

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Science fiction and fantasy take us to worlds beyond our own, but often the business of publishing is geographically centered in one or two locations. What are the challenges and opportunities for international authors, and how can those of us lucky enough to attend events like the Nebula Conference expand our reach to our colleagues who don’t have that opportunity? What can we do to encourage a diversity of voices in our literature?

Moderators
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Susan Forest

Laksa Media Groups
Susan Forest has published over 25 short stories (Analog, Asimov's), and is an award-winning fiction editor for Laksa Media. Her novel, Bursts of Fire, will be out in 2019, followed by Flights of Marigolds. Susan loves travel and has been known to dictate novels from the back of her... Read More →

Speakers
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Lee Harris

Senior Editor, Tor.com Publishing
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Xia Jia

Author, Researcher
Xia Jia (a.k.a Wang Yao) is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at Xi’an Jiaotong University. She has been publishing speculative fiction since college. Seven of her stories have won the Galaxy Award, China's most prestigious science fiction award. So far she has published... Read More →
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Jacob Weisman

Publisher, Tachyon Publications
Jacob Weisman is the editor and publisher at Tachyon Publications, which he founded in 1995. He has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award three times for his work at Tachyon and is the series editor of Tachyon’s Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and Shirley Jackson Award-winning novella... Read More →
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Darusha Wehm

Author
M. Darusha Wehm is an author, long-distance sailor, and cyborg. They are the author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, as well as the science fiction novels Beautiful Red, Children of Arkadia, The Voyage of the White Cloud, and the Andersson Dexter cyberpunk detective... Read More →


Saturday May 18, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
I/J Salon

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