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Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Human Rights and the influence of Science Fiction/Fantasy

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How scifi/fantasy has advanced human rights...a gateway to opening the conversation.

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Anna Kathryn Davis

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Anna Kathryn Davis is a Young Adult Fiction author from Birmingham, Alabama | currently attending the University of Alabama where she majors in English. She | signed her first novel, The Gifted, during her senior year of high school and it | released in April of 2013. Geek Exchange Magazine ranked The Gifted as the | number 9 fantasy novel debuting in its season and the novel was also added to | two summer reading lists in Alabama. The sequel... Read More →
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Rachel Eliason

Author
Rachel is a transgender woman and writer living in the Midwest. She writes | contemporary YA stories under her given name and fantasy/science fiction | under the name R. J. Eliason. Her contemporary YA novels published as Rachel | Eliason include: Run, Clarissa, Run; The Case of Nikki Pagan; The Best Boy | Ever Made; and The Mage Chronicles. Her fantasy novels published as R. J. | Eliason include the Bear Naked saga (Bear Naked, Bear Naked 2... Read More →
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Jim C. Hines

Author, Toastmaster
Jim C. Hines began writing in the early 90s, while working on a degree in psychology from Michigan State University. His first professional sale was the award-winning “Blade of the Bunny,” which took first place in the 1998 Writers of the Future competition and was published in Writers of the Future XV.For many years, he focused on short fiction. His work has appeared in more than forty magazines and anthologies. During this time... Read More →
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Jed Quinn

Author, DreamCon
Author, historian, world traveler and raconteur, Jed Quinn is a man of obscure | talents and strange associations. Jed spends his days teaching as a community | college history professor, being a father to five ridiculously awesome kids, | serving on his local school board, writing, and traversing the globe. Jed has | released two books with Mike Koogler and Jaren Riley, Hade’s Gambit and The | Rise of Cain, and has been working on a new... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Room #319 Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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