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

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Saturday, July 11 • 12:00am - 12:50am
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Rhonda Oglesby

Co-host, Producer, Designer, GameOnGirl
Rhonda Oglesby is a writer, designer, and herder of ideas on the GameOnGirl web site. Through three years of interviews, writing, and speaking, she has become a student of how gender identity is portrayed and treated in the real and cyber life of the gaming community. Her articles on the site are deeply researched critical thinking about how to be a better geek citizen. She has dual degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Western... Read More →

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Ron Garner

Literary Guest
Ron Garner is the CEO of Silence in the Library Publishing, a small press specializing in science fiction and fantasy and dedicated to changing the relationship between publishers, authors, and readers. He grew up in Vicksburg, Mississippi, but spent thirteen years of his life moving around the country in various billets as an officer in the United States Marine Corps before becoming a publisher. He holds an undergraduate degree in... Read More →
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Rebecca Ledford

Literary Guest
Rebecca Ledford is the Manager of Phase 5 Publishing, LLC, a small publisher of science fiction, fantasy, and horror based in Western North Carolina. After graduating UNCA with a BA in psychology, she worked at a photo/graphics store, the Mössbauer Effect Data Center as a publication assistant, and a law firm in Asheville. In her limited spare time, she enjoys making things (all sorts of things), listening to music, indulging in photography... 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 →
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Darcy Wold

Literary Guest
Darcy Wold was raised in the realm of science fiction conventions, and has never, to her knowledge, been mistaken for normal (a fact of which she is rather proud). She paints and draws vibrant abstracts and fantasy 'scapes, and has a growing smattering of clinical knowledge and copyright law from her day job as a technical writer for data standards. Darcy is also a regular panelist on Allen Wold's Writer's Workshop, where she represents that... Read More →


Saturday July 11, 2015 12:00am - 12:50am
Provincial A

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