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Odyssey Writing Workshops: Fantasy & Science Fiction Slam

Date/Time

Jul 25, 2018
06:00 PM until 08:30 PM

Description

Prepare for an evening of mind-blowing adventures filled with awe, wonder, mystery, terror, and suspense. Twenty-four science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers will read their original short stories, each five minutes or less in length, at the Fantasy and Science Fiction Slam, July 25 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Manchester, New Hampshire, Barnes & Noble.

All authors are graduates of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, a six-week summer program for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester. Top authors, editors, and agents have served as guest lecturers at the workshop, including George R. R. Martin, Robert J. Sawyer, Terry Brooks, Harlan Ellison, Holly Black, and Dan Simmons. Fifty-nine percent of graduates go on to professional publication.

Readers at this year’s slam include talented writers from all across the US, as well as from Canada and France: Larry Hodges, author of over 100 published stories and the novels Sorcerers in Space and Campaign 2100: Game of Scorpions; historical crime fiction author Gigi Vernon, who was a finalist for the International Thriller Writers' 2015 Thriller Awards; Gerald Warfield, winner of the Writers of the Future contest; Barbara A. Barnett, who has published over 50 short stories in magazines such as Beneath Ceaseless SkiesLady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet,and Daily Science Fiction;and many others.

The Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Jeanne Cavelos, director and creator of Odyssey, will host the evening. A former senior editor at Bantam Doubleday Dell and winner of the World Fantasy Award, she is the author of seven books, including the bestselling The Passing of the Techno-Magestrilogy and The Science of Star Wars

Don't miss this fast-paced evening of entertainment. 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Barnes and Noble
1741 South Willow Street
Manchester, NH

Additional Information

Sponsor

Odyssey Writing Workshops

Phone

603-673-6234

Contact name

Jeanne Cavelos

Contact email

jcavelos@odysseyworkshop.org

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