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Sunday, April 18 • 00:00 - 00:50
Fandom for All: Creating Inclusive Spaces

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Fandom as a concept takes many forms, and is more important and in the mainstream eye than ever before, with social media making contact between fans and creators easier than it's ever been. But this brings its own set of challenges. In this panel we'll look at ways of creating inclusive spaces for people to enjoy, as well as discussing the problems that can emerge and ways of dealing with them.

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Ciaran Roberts

Attendee, Six to Start/Zombies, Run!
Ciaran is a producer, QA person, and zombie wrangler for the audio drama fitness app Zombies, Run!. She is heavily involved in fandom spaces, including several large community discords, twitch moderating, and being able to explain what to do when your thing suddenly has fanfiction... Read More →



Stitch is a freelance writer in South Florida.Her work looks at queer sub/text in superhero comics, the use of of anti/Blackness in Korean pop and hip hop, gender and race in the urban fantasy genre, and anti-blackness in fandom spaces. You can find her at Stitch's Media Mix and on... Read More →
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Kimberly Nugent

Editor, Game Dev, Writer, Penguicon Featured Guest
Penguicon Featured Guest, Kimberly Nugent, began her career editing speculative fiction and poetry with Far Horizons Magazine as her first position while completing her editing certificate from UC Berkeley. After experience editing shorts and anthologies, she then moved into her lifelong... Read More →

Sunday April 18, 2021 00:00 - 00:50 UTC