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Experts in history and speculative fiction discuss how pandemics have shaped art and how this turbulent moment in world history is transforming the future of publishing and the genre. Speakers include Valerie Garver (Professor of History, Northern Illinois University), Lynne M. Thomas (Hugo Award Winning Publisher and Editor of Uncanny Magazine), and Mary Robinette Kowal (Award Winning Author of the Lady Astronaut Duology, President of the Board of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America), and Maurice Broaddus (Community Activist and Author of Pimp My Airship and The Usual Suspects).
art, pandemics, publishing, science fiction
Fiction | History | Publishing
Garver, Valerie; Robinette Kowal, Mary; Thomas, Lynne M.; and Broaddus, Maurice, "Past, Present, and Futurism" (2020). Future Telling: Science + Fiction Webinars. 8.