Readercon 23 Link Roundup (Panels) – 2012

All about the programming in one place.

Many photos by Jonathan Crowe.

Many photos by Ellen Datlow.

Readercon 2012- Some of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year and What I Bought by The Boston Bibliophile. Includes a writeup of “The Year in Novels” panel.

Writeup of the World SF Panel by darkcargo.

Writeups of “Why Am I Telling You This (in the First Person)?” and Guess Who’s Coming to Fairland?” by Kate Nepveu.

Athena Andreadis on The Other Half of the Sky.

Jeff Vandermeer gives some details of the various panels he participated in – you have to scroll down a bit for them.

Michelle of the Green Hand Bookshop did a brief writeup of the Peter Straub Guest of Honor panel.

Janicu succinctly summarized several panels.

Amperzen on some Friday panels.

Hat tip to KAte Nepveu for finding this one: .

Also, there were some issues with gender relations both on panels and with harassment:

Genevieve Valentine wrote up her bad/ugly experiences with two different male attendees of the con, one on a panel and one not. Many people commented, some with similar experiences.

L. Timmel Duchamp comments on G.L. Valentine’s experience and on sexism at cons in general.

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Victoria Janssen’s writing showcases her voracious lifelong love of books. She reads over 120 new books each year, especially historical romance, fantasy, and space opera, and incorporates these genres into her erotic fiction. Her first erotic novel, The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover (Harlequin Spice, December 2008), was translated into French and German. Her second Spice novel, The Moonlight Mistress (December 2009), was translated into Italian and nominated for a RT Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award. Her third novel is The Duke & The Pirate Queen (December 2010). She has also published erotic short stories as Elspeth Potter. When not writing, Victoria conducts research in libraries and graveyards, lectures about writing and selling erotica, and speaks at literary conventions on topics such as paranormal romance, urban fantasy, erotic science fiction/fantasy, and the empowerment of women through unconventional means. Her daily writing blog features professional writing and marketing tips, genre discussion, book reviews, and author interviews. She also guest blogs for Heroes & Heartbreakers and The Criminal Element. She lives in Philadelphia.