James Glass

MisCon 31 Attending Professional

Jim won the grand prize of Writers of the Future in 1991. Since then he has sold over 60 stories to magazines such as ANALOG and TALEBONES, has four story collections and nine novels sold, and is finishing up another one. He is a retired physics professor and dean, and also an artist, and divides his time between Spokane, Washington and Desert Hot Springs, California. Wife Gail is a drummer, costumer and healing dancer.

James C. Glass is a retired physics and astronomy professor and dean who now spends his time writing, painting, traveling, and playing didgeridoo or native American flute. He made his first story sale in 1988 and was the Grand Prize Winner of Writers of the Future in 1991. Since then he has sold nine novels, four short story collections, and over fifty short stories to magazines such as Aboriginal S.F., Analog, and Talebones. A novel SEDONA CONSPIRACY and a new double anthology came out from Wildside Press in 2011. BRANEGATE came out in September of 2012 from Fairwood Press, and EAGLE SQUAD in May of 2013. For details, see his web site at www.sff.net/people/jglass/ . He now divides his time between Spokane, Washington and Desert Hot Springs, California with wife Gail, who is a costumer and healing dancer.

Web site: http://www.sff.net/people/jglass/

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Book Signing: General Session, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Daniel Bensen, Carol Berg, Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), David Boop, Jill Bowers, C.J. Cherryh, Spencer G. Ellsworth, Jane Fancher, David Farland, Eric Scott Fischl, Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg, Julie Frost, Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Randy Henderson, Michael Hodges, Jason A. Holt, Meradeth Houston, Esther Jones, Frog Jones, Elliott Kay, Sanan Kolva, Todd Lockwood, Peter Orullian (Rock Lord), Guy Pace, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Alyson Peterson, J.A. Pitts, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, D.L Solum, Patrick Swenson, Tex Thompson, Dean Wells, Danica Winters

    This signing is moderated, and we will maintain a STRICT 3 item maximum per person--zero exceptions.

  • Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 5:00
  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Rest of the World In Space, Madison
    Panelists: James Glass

    A report on the activities and accomplishments of foreign space programs over the past 12 months.

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Fri 7:00
  • panel Fri 7:00 - 7:50 PM, Temporary Technical Difficulty Panel, Ballroom C
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville , Eekie and Snow Cosplay , Ministry of Magic , Montana Melee , Realm of Stygia , Realms of Avalon , Summit Gaming , Valhalla's Workbench , Christian Ackerman, Josh Aronoff, Darla Babcock, Justin Barba, Philo Barnhart, Jason Benner (El Capita'n), Daniel Bensen, Carol Berg, Pete Berg, Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), David Boop, Jill Bowers, Rob Carlos, Robert Chenoweth (Bob), C.J. Cherryh, Clay Cooper (Ol Scratch), Aaron Douglas, Claire Eddy, Henry Edwards, Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle), Spencer G. Ellsworth, Erik Evjen, Eric the Excellent, Jane Fancher, David Farland, Amy Farrington, Justin Farrington, Eric Scott Fischl, Stewart Fleming (AoF), Deby Fredericks, Ruth Frey, Manny Frishberg, Julie Frost, Ann Gimpel, Gail Glass, James Glass, Tod Glenn, John Goff, Tony Gregori, Hugh S. Gregory, Vandy Hall, Becky Harouz, James Hayes, Randy Henderson, Lane Heymont, J.K. Hinther (GinnyJones), Michael Hodges, Jason A. Holt, Mary Beth Horvath, Matt Horvath, Meradeth Houston, Andrea Howe, Fiona Jallings (dreamingfifi), Crystal Jones, Esther Jones, Frog Jones, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira), Reid Jones, Elliott Kay, Sanan Kolva, Rebekah Leib, Kendra Lisum, Todd Lockwood, John Logan, Tundra Malamute, Matt McAdoo, John McDonald, Rob McDonell (Illuminati Rob), Gene Mealey, Charles D. Moisant, Kevin Nielsen, Erika Noble (Eekie), Tim Nydell, Peter Orullian (Rock Lord), Guy Pace, L.F. Patten (Laurey), J.A. Pitts, Nick Plantz, Carter Reid, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Nikki Rossignol, Ira Sather-Olsen, The SCA, Greg Schneider, Keith Seyffarth, D.L Solum, Brooke Stanley, Jeff Sturgeon, Patrick Swenson, Lord Albion The Wayward Minstrel of Eir Du, Melissa Thompson, Tex Thompson, Peter Wacks (pjwacks), Krista Wallace, Dean Wells, Jason Williams, Danica Winters, Emmett Worthey, John Wright, David Yake

    This is a temporary panel. We are having technical difficulties with the schedule (it won't list panelists unless they are scheduled for panels on the public side of the site). We created this fake panel just so we can get every panelist on the schedule.

  • Break Fri 7:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, The Three Laws of Robotics, Glacier
    Panelists: James Glass

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  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Meet & Greet Signings, Spotlight (1)
    Panelists: James Glass, Michael Hodges, Danica Winters
  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Author Readings, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Patrick Swenson

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works!

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Writers of the Future Panel, Ballroom C
    Panelists: David Farland, Julie Frost, James Glass, Randy Henderson

    MisCon is proud to have many Writers of the Future winners among our guests. In addition, this year's guest of honor, David Farland, is a judge for the Writers of the Future contest. Let's discuss the benefits and the ins and outs of the contest.

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sun 3:00
  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Writing the Future of the Future, Madison
    Panelists: Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg, James Glass, Meradeth Houston

    The radioactive slag has been cleaned, the viro-mutants have been killed and/or restored to human status and the re-building of New Hong Kong Orbital University has begun (by zombies, rumor has it). How do you write this? Do we live in beautiful outdoor gardens or in the protection of the white ceramic walls of New Safe City? What are the sights, sounds, scents and textures of Utopia?

  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, What's New In Science, Gallatin
    Panelists: C.J. Cherryh, James Glass

    Our scientists will discuss what's new in science this year.