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Saturday, July 13 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Why is my Cowboy Fighting Werewolves? (Weird Westerns) (ET)

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Moderator: Toni Weisskopf

Weird Western is a subgenre that brings supernatural or science fiction genre tropes to the 19th-century Southwestern United States. What aspects are key to making something a "western"?



Guests
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Toni Weisskopf

Special Literary Guest
Toni Weisskopf succeeded Jim Baen as publisher of Baen Books, a leading publisher of sf and fantasy, in 2006. She has worked with such authors as David Weber, Mercedes Lackey, David Drake, Lois McMaster Bujold, Eric Flint, Wen Spencer, Larry Correia, Charles E. Gannon, and many others. With Josepha Sherman she compiled and annotated the defi... Read More →
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Alexandra Christian

Literary Guest
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep-fried eccentricity. Her guiding principle as a romance novelist has always... Read More →
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Nicole Givens Kurtz

Literary Guest
Nicole Givens Kurtz's short stories have appeared in over 40 anthologies of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her novels have been finalists for the EPPIEs, Dream Realm, and Fresh Voices in science fiction awards. Her work has appeared in Stoker Finalist, Sycorax's Daughters... Read More →
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Misty Massey

Literary Guest
Misty Massey is the author of Mad Kestrel, a rollicking adventure of magic on the high seas, and the long-awaited sequel, Kestrel’s Dance. She is a co-editor of The Weird Wild West and Lawless Lands: Tales of the Weird Frontier, and was a founding member of Magical Words. Her short... Read More →
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Larry N. Martin

Literary Guest
Larry N. Martin is the author of Salvage Rat, coming in September 2018, co-author of the Steampunk series Iron and Blood: The Jake Desmet Adventures with Gail Z. Martin and a series of related short stories: The Storm & Fury Adventures set in the Jake Desmet universe. These short... Read More →


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