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Speeches and Lectures

  • “Octavia Butler’s Positive Obsession” at University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC, October 30, 2014
  • “Science Fiction and Fantasy as a Social Tool” at Antioch University, Seattle, WA, September 2, 2014
  • “Your Diverse Futures: Writing Inclusive SF,” at Field’s End Roundtable, Bainbridge Island, WA, February 19, 2013
  • “Ifa Cosmology: Reverence, Science, and Social Technologies,” at Duke University, Durham, NC, January 29, 2010

Readings, Panels and Interviews

  • "Lost in Time and Space," panel, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 16, 2017
  • Reading, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 15, 2017
  • "Is Fandom More Diverse and Accepting?" panel, Norwescon, Seatac, WA April 15, 2017
  • Autograph Session, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 15, 2017
  • "Dialects in Fiction," panel, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 14, 2017
  • "Alternative History," panel, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 14, 2017
  • "Dystopia/Utopia," panel, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 14, 2017
  • "Words and Worlds II," reading, International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, March 25, 2017
  • "Fantasizing Disability," panel, International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, March 25, 2017
  • "Ladies of Steampunk," panel, Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ, March 12, 2017
  • "Women Destroy Science Fiction," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 18, 2015
  • "Race and Identity Issues in SF/F," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 17, 2015
  • "Dialect in SF/F," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 17, 2015
  • "Avoiding Culture Fail," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 17, 2015
  • "TheWorld Fantasy Award: Behind Lovecraft's Back," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 17, 2015
  • "Erasure Is Not Equality," panel, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 17, 2015
  • Reading, Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 16, 2015
  • “Science Fiction Stories,” panel, 100 Year Starship Symposium, Dallas, TX, September 19, 2014
  • Tweetchat, Editorial Freelancers’ Association interview via Twitter, August 22, 2014
  • Podcast, Broad Universe interview on Octavia E. Butler, June 23, 2014
  • Reading, Science Fiction Research Association Guest of Honor function, May 22, 2014
  • Reading, Norwescon science fiction convention, April 20, 2014
  • “Science Fiction and Postcolonialism,” panel, International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL, March 20, 2014
  • Reading, Science Fiction Writers of America, Portland, OR, April 24, 2013
  • Reading, Science Fiction Writers of America, Kirkland, WA, April 23, 2013
  • “Octavia E. Butler Celebration,” panel, Spelman College, Atlanta GA, March 22, 2013

Classes and Workshops

  • Writer's Workshop, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 14, 2017
  • "Diversity and Narrative Voice," writing workshop, Norwescon, Seatac, WA, April 14, 2017
  • Mini Writing the Other workshop, Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ, March 12, 2017
  • “Authentic Voices: Dialogue and Dialect,” for Arisia science fiction convention, Boston, MA, January 18, 2015
  • “Voice and Voices,” for Clarion West Writers Workshop, Seattle, WA, October 5, 2014
  • “Writing the Other,” for Woodthrush Woods Retreat, Chattanooga, TN, June 8 through 15, 2014
  • “Tell Your Stories,” for Water World: Centrum Youth Arts, Port Townsend, WA, April 27 through May 2, 2014
  • “Breaking In” and “Breaking Out,” for Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, Whidbey Island, WA, January 10 through 12, 2014
  • “Dialect and Dialogue,” “Critiquing,” Cascade Writers Conference, Portland, OR, July 25 through 28, 2013
  • “Tell Your Stories,” for Water World: Centrum Youth Arts, Port Townsend, WA, April 28 through May 3, 2013
  • “Writing the Other” for Clarion West Writers Workshop, Seattle, WA, November 18, 2012
  • “Tell Your Stories,” for Water World: Centrum Youth Arts, Port Townsend, WA, April 22 through 27, 2012
  • “Tell Your Stories,” for Water World: Centrum Youth Arts, Port Townsend, WA, May 1 through 6, 2011
  • “Tell Your Stories,” for Water World: Centrum Youth Arts, Port Townsend, WA, May 2 through 7, 2010

 

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