Women in Science Fiction

Sep 12, 2020, 11:00 am

A panel discussion on the role of women, both as creators and stars, in science fiction in the past and at present, including a look at the rise of women of color in the genre.

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Panelists include:

Dr. Lisa Yaszek (Moderator), Regents Professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech, and author of such books as "Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction" and "The Future is Female."

Chinelo Onwualu, the non-fiction editor for Anathema Magazine, and co-founder of Omenana, a magazine of African Speculative Fiction. Her work has been featured in several anthologies and magazines.

Malka Older, an author who lives in The Netherlands, and is best known in science fiction circles for her series, The Centenal Cycle (Infomocracy, Null States, and State Tectonics).

Sheila Williams, longtime editor of "Asimov's Science Fiction" magazine, has won the Hugo Award twice for Best Short Form Editor and has published numerous anthologies and articles. She also co-founded the Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing.

This event is made possible with support from Boom Bungalow and Utah Humanities

Zoom Conference Call

202 W 300 N
Salt Lake City , UT 84103-1108
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Book Bungalow
(435) 562-9026