Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Diversity Talk Next Week

In Helsinki next week: South African author Suzanne van Rooyen is giving a talk called Diversity in Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. The talk examines why science fiction and fantasy is slow to evolve, why these genres are prone to white- and straight-washing, and why it is vital that young adult literature embrace diversity.

The event takes place in Arkadia International Bookshop next Tuesday, October 8, at 6 PM.

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Awards at Finncon

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