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Terrace Room

Plaza C

Plaza B

Plaza A

The Arbors

Other Event Venues


8:30 - 9:20

& Registration
Open To Attendees
8:00am - 6:00pm

Introduction to StoryStylus: Turning your Books into Interactive Apps and Online Games

- Sheryl Wright

Blood and Gore 1 -- Death and Violence in the Lesbian Novel

Moderator: Justine Saracen

Panelists: JD Glass, Elizabeth Parmer, Alison Solomon, Jody Valley, Connie Ward

Where Am I?

Moderator: Ali Vali

Panelists: Barrett, Marie Castle, Jane DiLucchio, Cheryl Head, RJ Samuel

Author Spotlights

T. Novan
Marianne K. Martin
Laina Villeneuve
Jessica Webb

Moderator: Suzie Carr


9:30 - 10:20

Whaddya' Know?

Karin Kallmaker

Women of Color in Lesbian Literature - 2

Moderator: Dillon Watson

Panelists: Jove Belle, Renee Bess, Jewelle Gomez, Andi Marquette, Nell Stark

Tension, Friction & Chemistry

Moderator: Georgia Beers

Panelists: C.D. Cain, KG MacGregor, Caren Penland, Radclyffe, Ann Roberts

Sponsor: Karin Kallmaker

Author Spotlights

Lynn Ames
Marie Castle
Mary Griggs
Fay Jacobs

Moderator: Melissa Brayden


10:20 - 10:40
BREAK with SNACKS - Sponsored by Our Friends at Lambda Literary: KG MacGregor, Lisa Girolami and Salem West

10:40 - 11:30

Special Speaker:
Rachel Spangler

Sponsors: Rosa Moran & Carleen Spry





11:40 - 12:30

So, You Want To Be An Author? Learning Opportunities with the GCLS

- Beth Burnett, Liz McMullen, C.D. Cain

Legacies of Lesbian Literature

- Marianne K. Martin & Cheryl Pletcher

--Ann McMan & Salem West
--Cheryl Pletcher in Memory of Sandra Moran


Author Spotlights

Pol Robinson Jackie D
Aurora Rey
Erica Abbott

Moderator: Siri Caldwell


12:20 - 1:20

LUNCH - Win a chance to lunch with your favorite author!
OR Join a Birds Of A Feather Table (see Message Board for sign up)

1:20 - 2:10

What to Know Before, During and After Writing a Book - PART 1

Carren Strock

Sponsor: Andrea Bartl

Murder is Everywhere

Moderator: Ann Roberts

Panelists: Ann Aptaker, Jessie Chandler, K'Anne Meinel, Justine Saracen, Carsen Taite

What's Past is Prologue: Making Your Historical Fiction Real

Moderator: Patty Schramm

Panelists: Lynn Ames, Tonie Chacon, Cheyne Curry, Jae, Bonnie Morris, Vanda

Author Spotlights

Julie Cannon
Cheryl Head
Karin Kallmaker
Caren Penland
Cindy Rizzo

Moderator: Wis Wiswell


2:20 - 3:10

What to Know Before, During and After Writing a Book - PART 2

Carren Strock

Sponsor: Andrea Bartl

Differently Able

Moderator: Marie Castle

Panelists: Micheala Lynn, Annette Mori, Paula Offutt, Pol Robinson

How Washington Really Works -- An Insider Perspective on DC

Moderator: Lynn Ames

Panelists: Mara Burr and Guests who work in DC Politics and National Security.

Author Spotlights

Lise MacTague
Lisa Moreau Lee Lynch
Karen Richard

Moderator: Bev Prescott


3:30 - 4:10


Talking About Language: a Round Table Discussion

Rita Mae Brown, Jewelle Gomez, Karin Kallmaker, Marianne K. Martin

Sponsor: Lynne Pierce

Book Club Meeting:


All We Lack
by Sandra Moran

Facilitator: Sandy Thornton

Sponsor: Lesfic_Unbound

Author Spotlights

D. Jackson Leigh
Jeannie Levig Paula Martinac
Caren Werlinger

Moderator: Mary Buchanan


4:10 - 4:30

AUTHORS ==> Set up and get autographs, in Plaza Ballroom
Get your books ready for autographing! Or purchase them in the Vendor Area



4:30 - 6:00








5:30 - 6:00 

FRIENDS OF BILL W. - Willow Room

7:00 - 8:30


Rocky Horror Show
Fun Night

- Come as your favorite Character!





8:30 - 12:00


Karaoke (Theme: Rocky Horror Show)
Cash Bar
Sponsor: Darla Baker






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