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Saturday, July 13 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Portals in Fantasy (ET)

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Moderator: Gail Z. Martin

From The Magicians to Star Trek, portals are often used in science fiction to move protagonists into new territory.  Our panelists discuss the best and worst uses of portals in the genre.

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Gail Z. Martin

Literary Guest
Gail Z. Martin writes urban fantasy, epic fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, Falstaff Books, SOL Publishing and Darkwind Press. Urban fantasy series include Deadly Curiosities and the Night Vigil (Sons of Darkness). Epic fantasy series include Darkhurst, the Chronicles... Read More →
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Patrick Dugan

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Patrick Dugan is the author of the Darkest Storm series. The first book in the series, Storm Forged, debuted in May 2018.  Storm Forged is a near future dystopian super hero novel that follows Tommy, a powered individual as he fights to save his father from being killed on TV.  The... Read More →
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Stuart Jaffe

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Stuart Jaffe is the madman behind the Nathan K thrillers, The Max Porter Paranormal Mysteries, the Parallel Society novels, The Malja Chronicles, The Bluesman, Founders, Real Magic, and much more. He trained in martial arts for over a decade until a knee injury ended that practice... Read More →
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Darin Kennedy

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Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After completing family medicine residency in the mountains of Virginia, he served eight years as a United States Army physician and wrote his... Read More →
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Leann M. Rettell

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Leann M. Rettell was born and raised in West Virginia but now lives in North Carolina with her husband, three children, three crazy dogs, and two aloof cats. She is the author of the Conjuragic Series and the upcoming Dream Thief Series published by Falstaff Books. She has dreamed... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Victorian A
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