I have the privilege of being a guest at Philcon this weekend and will be on the following panels:
- Sat 11:00 AM in Plaza IV (Four)—The Editors Panel (Short Fiction) (54)
Hildy Silverman (mod), Darrell Schweitzer, Gardner Dozois, Neil Clarke, Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Professional Science Fiction editors of magazines and anthologies explain what they are looking for and discuss the nature of the Science Fiction and Fantasy short fiction market.
- Sat 3:00 PM in Plaza II (Two)—Agents And Editors Panel (48)
Hildy Silverman (mod), Ty Drago, Neil Clarke, Neal Levin, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Brian Koscienski
You know the drill — find out what they are looking for in the current market.
- Sun 11:00 AM in Plaza IV (Four)—Is The Short Story On Its Way Out? (71)
Neil Clarke (mod), Larry Hodges, Lawrence M. Schoen, Dina Leacock
There have been dramatic declines in magazine subscriptions in recent years. Is the short story medium on its way out or is it an essential part of the genre? Or is it all going digital?
- Sun 12:00 PM in Crystal Ballroom Two—The New Generation Of SF Writers (59)
James Daniel Ross (mod), Neil Clarke, Stephanie Burke
These are writers who grew up in a science fictional world of computers, space travel, virtual reality and robots. How does this affect their approach to the subject matter and technique of their work?
- Sun 3:00 PM in Crystal Ballroom Three—The Future of Print Genre Magazines (45)
Alan Beck (mod), Gardner Dozois, Thomas Nackid, Tony DiGerolamo, Tom Purdom, Neil Clarke
The major print magazines have suffered a large loss of circulation and many smaller magazines have gone out of business altogether. Is there a future for genre fiction magazines or are they going the way of the dinosaur?
I’ll also have a table in the Dealer’s Room, where I’ll be selling surplus from Clarkesworld Books and the latest books from Wyrm Publishing. If you’ll be joining us in Cherry Hill, NJ, stop by and say hi! Oh and if there is something you want me to bring for pickup there, you should order before Thursday night at 8PM EST.