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Authors talk about their own literary influences, and the works that inspired them to become writers.


Eric Avedissian

Eric Avedissian is an award-winning journalist and writer with a penchant for the weird, macabre, and fantastic. His published works include the science fiction/pulp roleplaying game Ravaged Earth and short stories in Aphotic Realm and Outposts of Beyond. His novella Gargoyles & Absinthe... Read More →

Samuel Delany

With four Nebula Awards and two Hugo Awards behind him, Samuel R. Delany became a Grandmaster of Science Fiction in 2014. His novels include BABEL-17, THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION, NOVA, DHALGREN, STARS IN MY POCKET LIKE GRAINS OF SAND, the four-volume Return to Nevèrÿon, and his most... Read More →
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Chuck Rothman

Chuck Rothman has been writing SF & Fantasy since 1982, with stories in Analog, F&SF, Asimov's, Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, Daily SF, Flash Fiction Online, and in anthologies including Temporally Out of Order, Futuredaze, and Unidentified Funny Objects. His novel Staroamer's... Read More →

Michael Swanwick

Michael Swanwick has received the Hugo Nebula, Theodore Sturgeon, World Fantasy, and Grand Roscon Awards and His work has been translated and published throughout the world. His novels include CHASING THE PHOENIX, DANCING WITH BEARS, STATIONS OF THE TIDE, JACK FAUST, BONES OF THE... Read More →

Robert E. Waters

Robert E Waters has been writing professionally since 2003 with his first publication in WEIRD TALES. Since then, he has published over 60 sf/fantasy stories in both print and online magazines and anthologies. He is also a frequent contributor to The Grantville Gazette, Eric Flint's... Read More →

Joan Wendland

Joan Wendland is a game designer, an engineer, and the owner of Blood and Cardstock Games. Joan has designed card games, live action role playing games, and honest to God war games for the US government. In addition she has published two novels- Backstage: a novel of secret agendas... Read More →

Saturday November 9, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am EST
Crystal Ballroom Three Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002