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Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 9:00pm - 9:50pm
No, it's MY story!

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Star Wars - Is it the "The Fall and Rise of the Jedi?" How about "The Tragedy of Annekin Skywalker?" Or maybe even "The plucky little R2 unit who saved the Galaxy?" We'll examine some of our favorite tales with the idea of analyzing whether or not the protagonist is the person (or robot) we've always thought it was.

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Ann Leckie

Author, Guest of Honor
Ann is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Award winning novel “Ancillary Justice”.  She has also published short stories in: Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy.  Her story, Hesperia and Glory, was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton. Ann has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording... Read More →

Speakers/Panelists/Moderators
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Dennis W. Green

Author
Best known in Iowa for his long career as a radio personality, Dennis’s on-air adventures were covered by newspapers from Anchorage to Los Angeles, and he has received awards from Billboard Magazine, JazzWeek, and many community organizations. | His first novel, "Traveler," a sci-fi thriller in the tradition of Daniel Suarez and Dean Koontz, came out in 2013. It finished in the top ten of the 2014 Ben Franklin Independent Publishing awards... 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 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Room #319 Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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