Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 33: Level Up!, May 24 - 27, 2019 Missoula, Montana

Patrick Swenson

MisCon 33 Attending Professional

Patrick Swenson edited Talebones magazine for 14 years, and he still runs Fairwood Press, a book line, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, his first novel The Ultra Thin Man appeared from Tor. The sequel is The Ultra Big Sleep. He has sold stories to the anthology Unfettered III, 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. He's been a high school teacher for 35 years. He lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his son Orion.

Patrick Swenson edited Talebones magazine for 14 years, and he still runs Fairwood Press, a book line, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, his first novel The Ultra Thin Man appeared from Tor. The sequel is The Ultra Big Sleep. He has sold stories to the anthology Unfettered III, 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. He's been a high school teacher for 35 years. He lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his son Orion.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Author Reading, Yellowstone
    Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Patrick Swenson

    Join a few of our authors as they read from their works!

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Spotlight: Swenson, Gimpel, Reynolds-Ward, Spotlight
    Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Patrick Swenson

    Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Too Busy to Write?, Yellowstone
    Moderator: Krista Wallace; Panelists: Frog Jones, Joseph Malik, Patrick Swenson, Krista Wallace

    We're all busy, but there are people who become full and part time writers despite it all. How do they divide their time between writing and All The Things?

  • Break Sun 2:50 - Sun 4:00
  • moderator Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Ask an Editor, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Patrick Swenson; Panelists: Andrea Howe, Sanan Kolva, Patrick Swenson, Clare Wood

    A Q&A session with professional editors.