Saturday, May 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Diversifying story form, themes and aesthetics

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Diversity and representation discussions tend to focus on the identity of the characters and the creators. This panel explores how diversity can also encompass different story forms, themes, aesthetics, and values drawn from non-Western traditions. 

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Henry Lien

Author, Holt/Macmillan
Henry Lien is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West. His works have appeared in publications including Asimov’s, Analog, F&SF, and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, and earned multiple Nebula Award nominations. He is the author of the Peasprout Chen fantasy series, which he workshopped... Read More →

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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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Yudhanjaya Wijeratne

Researcher, LIRNEASIA
Science fiction author. Futurism and Big Data Researcher @LIRNEasia. Politics + data science guy. Wrote Numbercaste, now working on the Commonwealth Trilogy for @HarperCollinsIN.

R. F. Kuang

Author, HarperCollins

Saturday May 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
I/J Salon

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