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Saturday, May 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Writing Just Enough: The Novella

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Advances in technology have resulted in a surge of new novels entering the market yearly, making competition for readers even more fierce. How do we adapt? Enter the novella. These works of longer fiction are giving novels a run for their money. Independent presses have published increasing numbers of novellas and novella collections, while major houses have launched dedicated novella programs online. What does this mean for authors? What are some of the most notable works of long, horror fiction of recent years?

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Angela Yuriko Smith

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Space & Time Magazine
Angela Yuriko Smith is a third-generation Shimanchu-American and an award-winning poet, author, and publisher with 20+ years of experience as a professional writer in nonfiction. A three-time Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist for excellence in long fiction (Bitter Suites, 2018), excellence... Read More →

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Ellen Datlow

Trustee, Editor of short fiction through novellas
Ellen Datlow has been editing sf/f/h, short fiction for more than forty years. She currently acquires short fiction and novellas for Tor.com. She’s edited more than one hundred anthologies, including the annual The Best Horror of the Year series and has won multiple awards for... Read More →
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JG Faherty

Horror Writers Association
Writer of dark fiction (horror, S/F, fantasy). HWA Mentorship Program Manager. Talk to me about horror, writing, books, editing, movies, guitars, bourbon, or just about anything except politics!
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Usman Malik

Horror writing, reading. Short fiction. Dark Fantasy. Hauntings and haunted houses. Global horror.
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Michael Bailey

Senior Editor, Written Backwards
Michael Bailey is a writer, editor who lives near the Caribbean Sea in Costa Rica. He is a recipient of the Bram Stoker Award (and nine-time finalist), Benjamin Franklin Award, a four-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee, and an insane number of independent accolades. Publications include Palindrome... Read More →

Saturday May 11, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Grand View Room A