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Saturday, November 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
How Does a Reader Discover New Authors?

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In a world where people are more likely to order new releases by their favorites off of Amazon than drive to a bookstore and browse, how do readers find authors they hadn't previously heard of?

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Phil Giunta

Phil Giunta’s novels include the paranormal mysteries Testing the Prisoner, By Your Side, and Like Mother, Like Daughters. His short stories appear in such anthologies as A Plague of Shadows, Beach Nights, Beach Pulp, the ReDeus mythology series, and the Middle of Eternity speculative... Read More →
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Elektra Hammond

writer/editor, Until Midnight
Elektra Hammond emulates her multi-sided idol Buckaroo Banzai by going in several directions at once. She’s been involved in publishing since the 1990s—now she writes, concocts anthologies & edits science fiction for various and sundry. When not freelancing or appearing at science... Read More →
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Eric Hardenbrook

Eric Hardenbrook is a fan, an author and an artist, generally in that order but not always. Eric's most recent work is being published in the Defending the Future series from E-spec books. He has been part of the team running the Watch The Skies science fiction and fantasy group and... Read More →
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Timothy Pratt

Tim Pratt is the author of more than 20 novels, most recently theAxiom space opera series, including Philip K. Dick Award finalist TheWrong Stars, The Dreaming Stars, and forthcoming third volume TheForbidden Stars. He's a Hugo Award winner for short fiction, and hasbeen a finalist... Read More →
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Elyse Rosenstein

Member of the original Star Trek Convention Committee. Originated the idea along with Devra Langsam in 1971. Honorary lifetime member of Lunarians. Chaired the 1983 Lunacon as well as worked on many Lunacon committees. Earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Physics, and a... Read More →
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Mary Spila

Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania
Mary Spila is not your stereotypical, mild-mannered librarian. She is an active member in the Society for Creative Anachronism. The spins her own yard, knits, and does tablet weaving. She reads everything within visual range. Current favorites are mixed genre fiction, History, and... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Crystal Ballroom Three Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002