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July 10-12, 2015
Radisson Hotel, High Point, NC 
www.con-gregate.com 

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Sunday, July 12 • 12:00am - 12:45am
The Cross Appeal Of Niche Genres

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Does audience enthusiasm for one (like the wildly popular Steam Punk) mean they are willing to experiment with others (like Weird West), or do these pockets of readers isolate themselves?  


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Michael G. Williams

Writer, gamer, athlete, LGBTQ activist & advocate. | | Michael G. Williams writes wry suburban horror: stories of monsters, macabre humor and the deceptively picturesque. He is the author of the novels PERISHABLES (2012 Laine Cunningham Novel Award), TOOTH & NAIL, DEAL WITH THE DEVIL, and the forthcoming ATTEMPTED IMMORTALITY. Michael is on the development team for WRAITH: THE OBLIVION 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION and co-creator of the... Read More →

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Kenneth Gentile

Literary Guest
Kenneth Gentile was born a crossfire hurricane... err, wait. | | No, not the rocket from another world... | | Nope, dad was not a fallen Jedi... | | Oh, here it is: Kenneth Gentile was born in Chester, PA (Just outside Philly), in the way-back days of rotary phones and black & white televisions, when "tweeting" was something a bird did, and your "social network" was the other kids that snuck out behind the garage to get out of an early... Read More →
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Thomas A. Mays

Literary Guest
Thomas A. Mays (Tom) is a 19-years-and-counting veteran of the US Navy, working as an officer in the surface fleet aboard destroyers and amphibious ships, as well as teaching and assisting with research into electromagnetic weapons and ballistic missile defense. He has two degrees in Applied Physics, but his passion is writing (he tries not to let what he actually knows get in the way of telling a good story). A SWORD INTO DARKNESS is his first... Read More →
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Margaret S. McGraw

Literary Guest
Margaret S. McGraw is co-editor, with Misty Massey and Emily Leverett, of The Weird Wild West, an anthology of short stories about the wildest West that never was, published by eSpec Books in 2015. Their next anthology, Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier, will be published by Falstaff Books in 2017. Margaret writes fantasy and science fiction; blogs about prompt-writing, con reviews, and book reviews at WritersSpark.com; and edits... Read More →


Sunday July 12, 2015 12:00am - 12:45am
Provincial A-B

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