CONvergence approaches!

Because life hasn’t been busy enough… 🙂

My CONvergence Schedule

Thursday, July 4
Mad Norwegian Press will be launching a new essay collection on June 4th called Queers Dig Time Lords. Both of the co-editors are here at the convention, as well as some contributors. Panelists: Sigrid Ellis, Jason Tucker, Michael Thomas, Lynne Thomas
Thursday July 4, 2013 10:00pm – 11:00pm Atrium 4
Friday, July 5


Panelists: Jason Tucker, Sigrid Ellis, Lynne Thomas, Michael Thomas Autograph table


Guests of Honor, former Guests of Honor, and SPECIAL GUEST record a podcast live. Panelists: Lynne Thomas, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell Atrium 6


In the Venn diagram of sci-fi fans and pro wrestling aficionados, there is a larger intersection than most might imagine. Go beyond Shocker and Hurricane Helms, Gangrel & The Brood, and discuss the connections between the two seemingly disparate genres! Panelists: James Turnbull, Lynne Thomas, Steve Bentley, Jeremy Stomberg, Michael Thomas
Friday July 5, 2013 10:00pm – 11:00pm Atrium 2
Saturday, July 6
Could a female Doctor work? Why or why not? Assuming that at some point there is one, how would you want to see the character develop? Panelists: Charlie Jane Anders, Dave Margosian (mod), Hal Bichel, Lynne Thomas (Bloomington)


What works, what doesn’t, how to make it out of the slush, how the magazine markets work. Panelists: Lynne Thomas, J Boone Dryden, R. Scott McCoy, Michael Thomas (Atrium 3)


How to remain objective and polite when discussing the relative merits of Star Wars vs. Star Trek. What are some of your favorite moments when an argument could have gone south but didn’t? What are some hilarious nerd resolutions to an argument? Panelists: Lynne Thomas, Rachel Kronick, David Rust (Sofitel Bordeaux)
Sunday, July 7


Lou Anders will be interviewed for inclusion in our 2013 convention video. Panelists: Lynne Thomas (mod), Lou Anders (Atrium 3)

About Lynne M. Thomas

Lynne M. Thomas is a five time Hugo Award winning editor and podcaster. In her day job, she is Head of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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