Continuum 16: All Possible Futures

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16th Annual Melbourne Speculative Fiction Convention
On Friday 5 June 2020 at 4:00pm
Guest of Honour for Continuum 16

Zen Cho

Zen Cho was born and raised in Malaysia, and lives in the UK. Her short fiction has been awarded a Hugo, nominated for the Pushcart Prize, honour-listed for the Carl Brandon Society Awards, and translated into French, Spanish, Italian, Finnish and Chinese. Cho was a finalist for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer (previously the Campbell), joint winner of the Crawford Award for her short story collection Spirits Abroad, and winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer for her historical fantasy novel Sorcerer to the Crown.

Glenda Larke

Glenda was born in Western Australia, the daughter of a farmer. She was educated at the University of Western Australia, where she obtained a degree in history and a diploma in education. Married to a Malaysian scientist, she lived for several decades in Malaysia, including a stint in Borneo, where she was actively involved in rainforest and bird conservation. While Glenda was living in Vienna she decidedto get serious about writing fiction and sent a fantasy novel to an agent in the U.K. that book has now been published by Voyager (Harper Collins Australia) as The Aware.

 

Marlee Jane Ward

Marlee grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales and studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong. She attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in 2014.

You can find her stories at Interfictions, TerraformApexThe SockdolagerAurealis, Mad Scientist JournalSlink Chunk PressFeminartsy and the In Your Face, Hear Me RoarKindred and Best Summer Stories anthologies.

Marlee’s debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorpwon Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3 and the 2016 Victorian Premiers Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.

 

Location

Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston St, Carlton , VIC 3053

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