Thursday, October 9

8:00-8:45 PM: GEEKS OF COLOR GO PRO – WORKING IN THE INDUSTRY (1A18)
How can fans of color become successful Creators? Experienced pros in TV, publishing, comic books, gaming, and pop culture journalism offer their advice. With LeSean Thomas (BLACK DYNAMITE: THE ANIMATED SERIES; THE LEGEND OF KORRA; THE BOONDOCKS), Tracey J. John (MTV.com; Gameloft), Alice Meichi Li (Dark Horse), Daniel Jose Older (Half-Resurrection Blues); Jennifer Crute (Jennifer’s Journal) & I.W. Gregorio (Author, #WeNeedDiverseBooks). Moderated by Diana Pho (Tor Books).

Friday, October 10

11:00 – 12:00 PM: DANIEL JOSE OLDER & AMBER BENSON / PENGUIN BOOTH SIGNING (#2108)
Daniel Jose Older will sign copies of Half-Resurrection Blues.

Saturday, October 11

12:00-12:45 PM: THESE ARE MY PEOPLE/ALIENS/ZOMBIES/VAMPIRES/DRAGONS! – BUILDING COMMUNITY IN THE SCI-FI/FANTASY WORLD (1A18)
Military fantasies, space operas, post-apocalyptic SF, a graphic novel about frogs penned by a former professional football player—if you build it, they will come. Richard Kadrey (The Getaway God), Daniel Jose Older (Half-Resurrection Blues), Jerzy Drozd (The Warren Commission Report), Sanford Greene (Kulipari), N.K. Jemisin (The Fifth Season), Arwen Elys Dayton (Seeker), Nicholas Sansbury Smith (Orbs) and moderator Petra Mayer (NPR Books) discuss finding and building a SF/F World audience.
Autographing: 1:00 – 2:00 PM (Table 19)

3:00 – 4:00 PM: DANIEL JOSE OLDER & AMBER BENSON / PENGUIN BOOTH SIGNING (#2108)
Daniel Jose Older will sign copies of Half-Resurrection Blues.

8:00 – 10:00 PM: PENGUIN PARTY
Bongo NYC
395 West Street
New York, NY 10014