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Sunday, October 17 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Author - Inviting Interruptions: Wonder Tales of the 21st Century

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Challenging the popular perception of fairy tales

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Cristina Bacchilega

Cristina Bacchilega is Professor Emerita of English at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa. Her books include Legendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism; Fairy Tales Transformed? 21st-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder; and The... Read More →
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Jennifer Orme

Jennifer Orme is an independent scholar, editor, and writer. She lives in Toronto and teaches online for University of Winnipeg. Jennifer has published on fairy tales in academic journals and books. She’s also written feature magazine articles, multi-sensory fiction, and creative... Read More →

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Joellyn Rock

Joellyn Rock, Associate Professor of Art & Design at University of Minnesota Duluth, seeks new ways to tell old tales. Using digital tools and experimental multimedia, she loves to morph fairy tales for new audiences. Rock recently illustrated Jack Zipes’ adaptation of Tistou, the... Read More →
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Veronica Schanoes

Veronica Schanoes is an American author of fantasy stories and an associate professor in the department of English at Queens College, CUNY. Her novella “Burning Girls” was nominated for the Nebula Award and the World Fantasy Award and won the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novella... Read More →
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Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl edited New Suns: Speculative Fiction by People of Color, winner of the World Fantasy and Ignyte awards. Shawl wrote the 2016 Nebula finalist Everfair and the 2008 Tiptree/Otherwise winning collection Filter House. In 2005 they co-wrote Writing the Other: A Practical Approach... Read More →

Sunday October 17, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm HST