When Truth Becomes Stranger Than Fiction: What it Means When Reality Imitates Science Fiction and Fantasy

When Truth Becomes Stranger Than Fiction: What it Means When Reality Imitates Science Fiction and Fantasy

October 08, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1A05
Language:
English

From 1984 to The Handmaid's Tale, science fiction and fantasy novels have imagined humanity's future “ and it's not always efficient hyper drives and intergalactic peace treaties. Led by senior editor Jason Kirk, bestselling authors Rysa Walker (The Delphi trilogy), Meg Elison (THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE), Sean Gandert (LOST IN ARCADIA), Hugh Howey (MACHINE LEARNING), and PJ Manney ((ID)ENTITY) will debate science fiction and fantasy's role in predicting and imagining the near future.

Contributors

  • Sean Gandert

    Speaker

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  • Rysa Walker

    Speaker

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  • Jason Kirk

    Speaker

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  • PJ Manney

    Speaker

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  • Meg Elison

    Speaker

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  • Hugh Howey

    Speaker

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