MisCon 32 Attending Professional
Patrick Swenson's first novel The Ultra Thin Man appeared from Tor in August 2014. He edited the small press magazine Talebones for 14 years, and still runs Fairwood Press, a book line, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, he has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as Marion Zimmer Bradley�s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others. He runs the Rainforest Writers Village retreat every spring at Lake Quinault, Washington. Patrick, a high school teacher for 30 years, has a Masters Degree in Education, teaches in Auburn, Washington, and lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his thirteen-year-old son Orion.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Much Ado About Novellas, Ballroom C
Moderator: Rhiannon Held; Panelists: David Boop, Rhiannon Held, Patrick Swenson
What are novellas good for? Awards season has a category, do you read any of them? What are some of the strengths of that length, or are they just too-long short stories or too-short novels?
- Break Sat 10:50 - Sat 1:00
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Ask the Editor, Ballroom B
Moderator: Andrea Howe; Panelists: Meradeth Houston, Andrea Howe, Sanan Kolva, Patrick Swenson, Clare Wood
It's back! Ask our panel of editors anything you want about editing and writing!
- Break Sat 1:50 - Sun 4:00
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Author Readings: Swenson, Glass, Yellowstone
Panelists: James Glass, Patrick Swenson
Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (15 minutes a piece)