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Con of Futures Past
Cedar Rapids Doubletree - October 16-18, 2015
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Saturday, October 17 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
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More and more popular novels and media tell stories with a Fantasy or SciFi bent without getting the label. Think of TV shows like Forever, and books by people like Daniel Suarez. Is this good or bad for our genre?  We'll have some examples of crossovers, both good and bad, and examine their effect on SciFi/Fantasy.

Moderator
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Joe Haldeman

retired, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... 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... Read More →
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Tamara Jones

Author
Jones started her academic career as a science geek, earned a degree in art, and, when she's not making quilts or herding cats, writes grisly thrillers. Her award winning Dubric Byerly Mystery series, “Ghosts in the Snow”, “Threads of Malice”, and “Valley of the Soul... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room #315 Cedar Rapids Doubletree, 350 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401

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