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Saturday, May 27 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Why Write Short Stories? LIMITED

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They often don't pay well, the markets are drying up, and short stories aren't read as widely as longer work. As an attendee of last year's conference asked me, "Why write short stories, at all?" In this panel, short story writers would discuss why they continue to write short fiction, what they enjoy about the format, and what they think will be the future of short story publishing will hold.

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Jack Campbell Jr

Dark Fiction Writer
When he's not stepping on his son's Lego creations, Jack Campbell Jr. writes horror and dark literary fiction in Lawrence, KS. His writing has appeared in a variety of venues both online and in print. He possesses both a real Master's degree from Fort Hays State University and a fake... Read More →

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Karen Bovenmyer

Assistant Editor, Escape Artists
Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror... Read More →
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Sean Demory

Founder, Pine Float Press
Sean Demory is a Kansas City-based author, publisher and would-be impresario and cultural force. In addition to writing short fiction recognized on Locus Magazine's Recommended Reading List and the Best Horror of the Year's Honorable Mention list (a fact that he'll milk as long as... Read More →
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Dora Furlong

Dora Furlong grew up on a steady diet of Battle Star Galactica, Buck Rogers, Star Trek, and Batman. These shows inspired her to create universes in her head. It’s hard to contain the infinite, it just doesn’t work. Eventually it had to come out. She started her creative career... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Fremont 2345 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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