Where I’ll Be: DragonCon 2018

Friday

10-1 I will be at the Bards Tower in the Dealers Room.

Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) meeting
01:00 pm Location: Marietta – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
SFWA members, come hear about all the cool stuff we’ve been doing – like the NetGalley program, the mentor program, Storybundles, Nebula conference expansion, grants to organizations promoting F&SF, the Youtube channel, a disability committee, the Speakers Bureau — and how you can take advantage of it. Curious about volunteering? I have plenty of interesting opportunities. 😉

Title: Reading Session: Cat Rambo
04:00 pm Location: Marietta – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)

Saturday

3-7 I will be at the Bards Tower in the Dealers Room.

Dragon Con Guest of Honor Banquet
We honor our 2018 Guests of Honor & present the Eugie Foster Award for Short Fiction, the Julie Award, and the Hank Reinhardt Fandom Award.
7:00 pm Location: Regency VI-VII – Hyatt (Length: 2.5 Hours)
(Tentative Panelists: Brom, Steven Barnes, George PĂ©rez, Katherine Kurtz, Erin Hill, Tiffany Colwell)

Dragon Award Nominee Reception – Private event
10:00 pm

Sunday

10-1 I will be at the Bards Tower in the Dealers Room.

Third Annual Dragon Awards Presentation
The winners of the Third Annual Dragon Awards will be announced.
01:00 pm Location: Centennial I – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Larry Niven, Bill Fawcett, Tim Powers, Dr. Charles E. Gannon, Eric Flint, Richard “Lord British” Garriott, Paul Jenkins, Mike Capps, Katherine Kurtz, Steven Barnes, Peter Kelamis, Craig Martelle, Laurell K. Hamilton, Cat Rambo)

15-Minute Mentor Session
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Embassy G – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: A chance for budding authors to talk one-on-one with a successful industry professional about business, promotion, the writing process, and career advice. Sign up in the Writer’s Track (Embassy C-D).

What the World Needs Now Is Fantasy, Sweet Fantasy!
08:30 pm Location: Embassy EF – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: No, not just for some, but for everyone… Talking about how Fantasy literature is used to explore social issues & change. There’s enough room in Fantasy for everyone!

Monday

All the Subs! (or, at least, a good number of Fantasy categories)
01:00 pm Location: Embassy EF – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel
Description: Ever wonder what litRPG is? Or Supervise? How about Weird West? Prairie Gothic? Time for some answers! What makes these splinter parts of Fantasy more than just one-off themes.

What Can SFWA Do for You?
02:30 pm Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
SFWA has dozens of services for its members, so it’s easy to overlook things. In this presentation, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America will present an overview of things SFWA can do for you. Afterwards, SFWA representatives will be available to answer questions. (But I have a flight soon after that so I will be skedaddling to airport!)

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About Cat

Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.
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