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Friday, June 3 • 8:00pm - 8:55pm
The Burden of Years

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Readers love vampires and immortals, but how can a mortal writer truly express the awful weight of time on a character who just won't die? Are love stories between centuries-old deathless creatures and modern teenagers remotely believable? Are there stories that have adequately covered the emotional struggle of such characters? 

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J. Matthew Saunders

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J. Matthew Saunders, a native of Greenville, South Carolina, is the author of the Daughters of Shadow and Blood trilogy about the Brides of Dracula and numerous fantasy and horror short stories. He received a B.A. in history from Vanderbilt University and a master's degree from the... Read More →

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Faith Hunter

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New York Times bestselling author Faith Hunter has written the Jane Yellowrock series and the Rogue Mage series, as well as the Rogue Mage Role Playing Game. The Soulwood series will be a paranormal crime solving trilogy featuring Nell Nicholson Ingram. Under the pen name Gwen Hunter... Read More →
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Emily Lavin Leverett

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Emily Lavin Leverett is a writer, editor, and English professor. She is the co-editor of "Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier" and "The Weird Wild West" with Misty Massey and Margaret McGraw. Her first novel "Changeling’s Fall," co-written with Sarah Joy Adams will be followed... Read More →
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Gail Z. Martin

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Gail Z. Martin writes epic fantasy, urban fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, and Falstaff Books. Series include Darkhurst, the Chronicles Of The Necromancer, the Fallen Kings Cycle, the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, the Assassins of Landria and Deadly Curiosities. Newest... Read More →


Friday June 3, 2016 8:00pm - 8:55pm
Carolina A/B

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