I'm so excited to be headed to Dragon Con this year! Always lots of fun to meet up with friends and enjoy the experience. If you'd like to see me, I'll be on several panels. Check them out below:
EMPOWERING HEROINES: UNVEILING THE MIGHT OF FEMALE LEADS
Fri 2:30 pm; Hyatt- Hanover AB; 1 Hour
Be part of a dynamic and thought-provoking discussion that celebrates the strength and depth of female leads in books, comics, movies, and beyond. Explore the impact and evolution of iconic heroines and delve into the narratives that empower and inspire.
Presenters: Alicia McCalla, Chesya Burke, G. S. Jennsen, Noel Plaugher, LaSha Herring, Jessica Cage
ENCHANTING WORLDS: CRAFTING BLACK STORIES IN FANTASY REALMS
Fri 4:00 pm; Hyatt- Hanover AB; 1 Hour
Discover the art of weaving captivating story worlds that speak to the experiences of people of color. Join a gathering of skilled writers, producers, and storytellers as they share insights and take you on a transformative journey into the realm of diverse fiction.
Presenters: Jannaea Adams, Chesya Burke, Phil Collins(M), Nicholas Hoo, Nick Allen, Alicia McCalla
BUILDING A SPIRITUAL WORLD FOR YOUR FANTASY/SF FICTION
Sat 10:00 am; Embassy EF Hyatt; 1 Hour
Is there a god in your story? Many gods? Why do people worship them? What are the tenets of the religion? How to build a strong base for the spiritual world in your fiction.
Panelists: Fr. Bryan Small, Bill Fawcett, Berta Platas, Alicia McCalla, AJ Hartley, Richard Lee Byers
STATE OF BLACK SCIFI (SOBSF) REUNION
Sun 05:30pm; Embassy Room AB, Hyatt;1 Hour
Milton Davis (M), L.M. Davis, Alicia McCalla, Alan Jones, Edward A. Hall, Balogun Ojetade, Gerald Coleman
And, if you'd like to learn more about the History of SOBSF, click here.