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My Arisia 2017 Schedule

Here's my schedule for Arisia, January 13-16, Westin Boston Waterfront. Hope to see many of you there! Friday, 8:30 PM Reading: Greer Gilman & Kenneth Schneyer – Writing, Reading – 1hr 15min – Hale (3W) Saturday, 1:00 PM In Praise of Unlikeable Characters – Literature, Panel – 1hr 15min – […]

My Arisia 2016 Schedule

Here's my schedule for Arisia 2016, January 15-18, Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel: The Future of Mars – Literature, Panel – 1hr 15min – Faneuil (3W) – Friday 8:30 p.m. We grew up reading about Barsoom and the Mars of Wells and Bradbury. Today, we’re finally exploring the reality of the […]

My Arisia 2015 Schedule

Here is my schedule for Arisia, January 16-19, Boston Westin Waterfront: Remembering Robin Williams —Friday, 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm — Marina 1 (2E) The world lost one of the great funnymen last year when Robin Williams died. From his start as Mork from Ork through cult hits like Toys […]

My Preliminary Arisia Schedule

My tentative schedule for Arisia 2013, January 18-21: Friday, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Bullfinch 3W) A Hero Like Me — Vikki Ciaffone (m), Genevieve Iseult Eldredge, Catt Kingsgrave-Ernstein, Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert, Ken Schneyer: How much does a reader want to be able to identify with the protagonist of a story? Does […]

My Arisia Schedule

Here’s my schedule for Arisia, January 13-16, 2012 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Schools for Magicians Fri 5:30 PM (Douglas) – Cecilia Tan (mod), Charlene Brusso, Victoria Janssen, Bob Kuhn, Kenneth Schneyer A Hogwarts degree isn’t the only path from mundanity to magehood. Let’s consider how writers have portrayed […]