Events

2022

Katherine Quevedo Reading
April 8, 2022, 6:00pm-6:50pm PDT

The State of Speculative Poetry
April 10, 2022, 3:00pm-3:50pm PDT

A panel on speculative poetry- defining it and discussing speculative poets, trends and publications.

Panelists:  Bogi Takács, Akua Lezli Hope, Katherine Quevedo, Wendy Van Camp

  • Rhysling Reading Series, poetry reading, June 3, 4:00pm-5:00pm PDT
    • Online via Facebook, hosted by Akua Lezli Hope and presented by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association
    • This is the third of three virtual readings of the 2022 nominated poems for the Rhysling Award for Best Short Poem – find the full reading schedule here
    • I will be reading my poem “Sonnet of the South American Sphinx”

2021

Bridging Verse and Prose in Speculative Writing

June 4, 2021, 3:30pm-4:30pm PDT

What can speculative fiction learn from speculative poetry, and vice versa? Our panelists discuss how their experience in one field informs the other, where the two blend, and advice for writers trying to expand or improve their repertoire.

Panelists: R.B. Lemberg, Mari Ness, Eugen Bacon, Katherine Quevedo, May Chong

2020

Future Economics

In NZST: 29 Jul 2020, Wednesday 1:00pm – 1:50pm

In PDT: 28 Jul 2020, Tuesday 6:00pm-6:50pm

Will we ever fully disentangle from the physical? Blockchains, cryptocurrency, differently organic sentience. Will economic concepts of supply, demand, money, resources hold up? Evolve? Or be completely different?  And what might they look like?

Panelists:  Karl Schroeder, Katherine Quevedo, Eli K. P. William, Jesper Stage

Why We Read/Write/Edit Anthologies

In NZST: 1 Aug 2020, Saturday 6:00pm – 6:50pm

In PDT: 31 Jul 2020, Friday 11:00pm-11:50pm

In a world of Netflix, podcasts, and video games, where the most lucrative advances are from novels at big five publishers, are anthologies still viable? A panel of authors share why they still edit/write for anthologies, list their favorite “good reads” and invite the audience to share their recommendations.

Panelists:  Katherine Quevedo, Dr. Jack Dann, Aidan Doyle, Mimi Mondal

Speculative Poetry 2020 The Rhyme of the SF Mariner

In NZST: 2 Aug 2020, Sunday 11:00am – 11:50am

In PDT: 1 Aug 2020, Saturday 4:00pm-4:50pm

What’s the state of play with science fiction, fantasy and horror poetry in 2020? And how much of a distinction is there between speculative poetry and poetry overall?

Panelists:  Ryn Yee, Brandon O’Brien, Joyce Chng, Katherine Quevedo, Hester J. Rook