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Saturday, April 17 • 01:00 - 01:50
Slush Readers Get Together

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Whether you're an S&SF writer, an avid reader, or both, diving through magazine submissions--colloquially known as the "slush pile"--can be a rewarding and enlightening experience. Join three experienced slush readers as they discuss the ins, outs, and challenges of slush reading, what makes them praise or pass on a story, and the joy of finding that rare diamond in the rough.

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Nandi Taylor

Nandi Taylor is a Canadian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent based in Toronto. Her debut novel GIVEN earned a starred review from ALA’s Booklist magazine. Common themes she writes about are growth, courage, and finding one’s place in the world.

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Coral Moore

co-Editor and Mermaid-in-Chief, Constelación Magazine
Coral Alejandra Moore is a writer, a genetics nerd, and the co-editor and co-publisher of Constelación Magazine. She believes the best thing in life is a well-made cup of coffee. Coral lives near Seattle with a dangerously smart Catahoula Leopard Dog, a small flock of chickens, and... Read More →

Eliana González Ugarte

Born and raised in Asunción, Paraguay. Eliana wrote her first and only picture book fanfiction in 1995, titled Frog and Toad go to the Zoo, as a second-grade class assignment. Spoiler: everyone gets eaten in the end. She has won over ten short story awards in Paraguay, and one for... Read More →
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Brahidaliz Martinez

I wear multiple hats...
Brahidaliz - a 2019 graduate of American University's MFA in creative writing program - is the author of the forthcoming cross-genre chapbook, Coqui's Song (late 2023 from Mason Jar Press.) They're a reviewer for The Geekiary, Sage Cigarettes, and CatStone Books.

Saturday April 17, 2021 01:00 - 01:50 UTC