Rayguns Over Texas Reception & Readings
Thursday 6:30 - 8:30
This reception is the launch of Rayguns Over Texas, a new anthology edited by Rick Klaw. Note: This event will be held at the central branch of San Antonio Public Library.
Rick Klaw (M), Don Webb, Chris N. Brown, Jessica Reisman, Scott A. Cupp, Joe Lansdale, Josh Rountree, Stina Leicht, Mark Finn
Turkey City Turns 40
Friday 12:00 - 1:00
The Turkey City Writer's Workshop and Neo-Pro Rodeo is the stuff of legend. How did it begin, and what hath it wrought?
Chris N. Brown (M), Eileen Gunn, Don Webb, Jessica Reisman, Howard Waldrop
Ghosts of Texas Past: Oliver, Utley, Reamy, Mayhar
Friday 1:00 - 2:00
Friends and fans talk about great Texas authors that have passed: Chad Oliver, Steve Utley, Tom Reamy, Ardath Mayhar.
Bradley Denton (M), Becky (Rebecca) Haynie, Jessica Reisman, Howard Waldrop , Willie Siros
Friday 4:00 - 5:00
Do you have a will? No one likes to think about making a will. But one of the components of an estate is intellectual property. Literary and artistic works fall under that rubric. Digital rights also need to be considered. The panelists will have a general discussion of these issues.
Melinda M. Snodgrass (M), Melissa Conway, Jessica Reisman, Art Dula, John Berlyne
Do SF Stories have Fewer Happy Endings Now?
Friday 6:00 - 7:00
In the 1940s, 50s and even 60s the Good Guy usually won and the Earth was saved. How and why did our stories' endings change?
Bryan T. Schmidt (M), Jessica Reisman, Martha Wells, David Nickle, Grant Carrington
The Role of the Companion
Saturday 1:00 - 2:00
The Doctor's companions are more than just your run-of-the-mill sidekicks. The companions change the Doctor and influence our view of him. This panel will discuss the affect of the Doctor's companions over the years.
David D. Levine (M), Julie Barrett, Jessica Reisman, Selina Rosen, Michael Damian Thomas
Stop Calling It a Kerfuffle
Saturday 6:00 - 7:00
It's harassment and it isn't cute. Bad behavior isn't new, but why are we still putting up with it?Caroline Spector (M), Eileen Gunn, Steven Gould, Pat Murphy, Jessica Reisman