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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Sunday, March 31 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Revolutionary Fantasy

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Epic Fantasy has a reputation for conservatism. Our panel storm the barricades to liberate it from Divine Right and nostalgia. Juliet McKenna moderates Kate Keen, Francis Knight, Gaie Sebold and Adrian Tchaikovsky.


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Kate Keen

Kate attempts to keep up with the latest in science fiction and fantasy, while feeding her fanfiction habit, getting some exercise, and earning a living. There is a balance in there somewhere. She hasn't found it yet.
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Francis Knight

Francis Knight was born and lives in Sussex, England. When not living in her own head, she enjoys SF&F geekery, WWE geekery, teaching her children Monty Python quotes, and boldly going and seeking out new civilizations.
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Juliet McKenna

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I'm a professional writer of fantasy novels and short stories, with the occasional foray into science-fiction and darker fantasy. So far my work's been translated into 13 languages. | | My first novel, The Thief's Gamble, was published in January 1999, first of The Tales of Einarinn (five in all). Southern Fire began the Aldabreshin Compass sequence in 2006. The Chronicles of the Lescari Revolution trilogy followed, consisting of Irons in... Read More →
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Gaie Sebold

My first novel, Babylon Steel, came out in 2012, the sequel, Dangerous Gifts, came out this year, both from Solaris. I write short stories and occasional poetry, I'm embarking on a steampunk novel for Solaris and have at least 6 other projects lined up. They involve, variously, sex, steam, swords, dead people, orcs, and Dylan Thomas.
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Adrian Tchaikovsky

Author of the Shadows of the Apt fantasy series and sundry short stories, with an interest in gaming (tabletop, online, larp), historical combat (KDF/EHCG) and the sciences.


Sunday March 31, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1 - Main Programme Cedar Court