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Saturday, May 16 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Worldbuilding in YA

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How does worldbuilding work if you are writing a YA SFF story? Are there specific rules you need to follow or is it the same process as adult works? Join our panel as we dive into different YA novels to see how those worlds are built with young adults in mind.

Moderators
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LaShawn Wanak

Attendee
LaShawn M. Wanak lives in Wisconsin with her husband and son. She writes science fiction, fantasy, and a little bit of horror. Her works have been published in Fireside Magazine, FIYAH, Uncanny Magazine, and many others. She is the editor of the online magazine GigaNotoSaurus and... Read More →

Speakers
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Rosiee Thor

Rosiee Thor began her career as a storyteller by telling her mother bedtime stories instead of the other way around. She spent her childhood reading by flashlight in the closet until she came out as queer. She lives in Oregon with a dog, two cats, and an abundance of bread. Tarnished... Read More →
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Rachel Hartman

Writer
I am the author of three YA fantasy novels|: SERAPHINA, SHADOW SCALE, and most recently TESS OF THE ROAD, which was a Nebula and Lodestar nominee in 2019. I live in Vancouver, Canada, and am currently working on my fourth novel, TESS OF THE SEA.
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Nafiza Azad

Nafiza Azad is a self-identified island girl. She has hurricanes in her blood and dreams of a time she can exist solely on mangoes and pineapple. Born in Lautoka, Fiji, she currently resides in BC, Canada where she reads too many books, watches too many Kdramas and writes stories... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Porthos Stream