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Sunday, April 18 • 16:00 - 16:50
How We Made Mermaids Monthly

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If you have ever thought about creating a magazine or wondered what sorts of things go on in the background to make magazines happen, this is the session for you! Julia Rios can't tell you how every magazine works, but they will share all the steps they took with Meg Frank to create Mermaids Monthly. This will cover crowdfunding, deciding on budgets, selecting staff, setting up infrastructure and documentation, mistakes we made along the way, and of course the editing and designing and sharing awesome stories parts that are what draw people into this kind of project to begin with!

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Julia Rios

Mermaids Monthly
Julia Rios (they/them) is a queer, Latinx writer, editor, podcaster, and narrator whose fiction, non-fiction, and poetry have appeared in Latin American Literature Today, Lightspeed, and Goblin Fruit, among other places. Their editing work has won multiple awards including the Hugo... Read More →

Sunday April 18, 2021 16:00 - 16:50 UTC