2 PM: YA For Today
Our panel of Young Adult novelists talk about what makes a good YA novel, and the ways they reward their readers, adult or teen. Discover your new favorite author and your new favorite book. With Kosoko Jackson, Vera Brook, Gwendolyn Clare, Zoraida Córdova, and Andrea Tang
3 PM: Afrofuturism: Black Panther, Janelle Monae, and the Spaces In Between
The Afrofuturism of Black Panther is the culmination of years of literary works by Black authors that imagined a future in which Blackness was valued and exalted. On this panel, authors will discuss how the impact of Black Panther and reimagining Blackness in literature can forge new grounds for the stories of the future. With Bill Campbell, Kosoko Jackson, Irette Y. Patterson, and L. Penelope.
4 PM: Signing in the Science Fiction Writers of America tent.