Known at local science-fiction and fantasy conventions as “The Cookie Lady,” Michelle writes fiction both dark and strange to counterbalance the sweetness of her baking. Her short fiction and poetry can be read in numerous science-fiction and fantasy magazines, and she takes immense joy in crinkling words like little foil puppets. Check out michellemuenzler.com for more of her work. If you are feeling especially brave, pick up her squidgy weird novella, The Hills of Meat, the Forest of Bone, over on Amazon. She promises it won’t bite … much.
Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
Before and After the Apocalypse
What happens after the world ends? How has the threat of apocalypse changed how we live, how we work, how we govern in the modern age? What's the state of the grid, and all the things we take for granted?
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B
Open Discourse and You
The latest installment in the ongoing discussion of censorship, political correctness, the rules of polite society, self-control, and freedom of expression. We'll briefly discuss the bad aspects of these behaviors that are alienating people and what we can do to encourage more positive interactions online and in-person. How can you express dismay without rage?