Schedule

Programming is subject to change. Sessions will be available to watch on YouTube after airing live on Twitch.
Week 3: Arts & Lit
Oct 17 — Oct 18, 2020
Time
Program
Location
Sat 1:00 PM
Making Monsters with Evan J. Peterson
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Type:
Workshop
Speakers:
Evan J. Peterson

This workshop will teach you what makes for a great monster in fiction, films, and other arts. Whether you’re a writer, illustrator, performer, or all of the above, learn to create memorable monsters, who might just become your newest heroes!

Sat 2:30 PM
Sat 4:00 PM
Romance Recs for Every Geek’s Heart
Time:
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Type:
Panel
Speakers:
Robin Bradford, Jasmine Silvera, Olivia Waite, Meka White, Claire Scott

Whether gentle or steamy, paranormal or historical, plausible or bananas, romance novels are full of smart, capable, geeky people who always get their happily-ever-after. Join a panel of enthusiastic readers as we recommend diverse feminist romance titles with a focus on authors of color, authors with disabilities, and LGBTQIA authors. Whether you’re a seasoned romance reader or just genre-curious, this panel has something to make you swoon, make you sweat, or make you sigh with delight.

Sat 5:30 PM
Zines! with Lucy Kagan
Time:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Type:
Workshop
Speakers:
Lucy Kagan

What are zines? What goes into making a zine? Join Lucy Kagan, curator, editor, publisher and designer of “Hazel”,as she shows off some of her favorite zines and teaches you how you can make your own either digitally using desktop publishing software or physically using your average piece of paper and scissors.

Sun 1:00 PM
Sun 2:30 PM
Creator Shout Outs
Time:
2:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Type:
Panel
Speakers:
Porshèa Patterson-Hurst, Bayana Davis, Robyn Jordan

Black Girls Create is an intersectional hub for Black creators and critical fandom. The team behind the website is going to recommend the work of some amazing creators bringing great content. Attend this panel to hear about up and coming creators, where to find them, and how to support their work. Get ready to add titles to your TBR pile, watchlist, and more!

Sun 4:00 PM
Sun 5:30 PM
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