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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Saturday, February 23 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ghosts, Witches, Wizards, Magic: Shakespeare and the Supernatural

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Many of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays employ Supernatural elements and creatures to advance plots and torment his main characters. In The Tempest the main character, Prospero, is a magician! Poor Hamlet sees his father’s ghost! Panelists conjure up the history of Shakespeare’s fascination with otherworldly realms in this spooky panel.

Moderators
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Shannon Houff

S.C. Houff is the daughter of a revolutionary and a TV quiz master. A natural story tell and a full time geek, she has been known to tell a tale or two which mostly is considered lying. She is not a liar but the author behind the From the Files of the Department of the Arcane series... Read More →

Speakers
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Lilith

Cast Member, Charming Underclothes
I came to Roanoke from NOVA. I was a member of the Washington DC cast Sonic Transducers for about 3 years before moving here. I performed as Trixxie, Crim, Transylvanians, and Dr. Scott. Since joining Charming Underclothes I have added Rocky and Janet to my list of characters. I enjoy... Read More →
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Tera Fulbright

In Tera’s world, she is dedicated to driving stronger engagement at her place of work, creates innovative programming for SF conventions - including her own (ConGregate), and writes short stories that tug on the emotional heartstrings of her readers.  With over 20 years of event... Read More →
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John Gaines

James F. Gaines and John M. Gaines have been writing science fiction together for several years as a father-son team under the collective name J. M. R. Gaines, besides publishing other works individually.   Their Forlani Saga is composed of Life Sentence (2016), Spy Station (2017... Read More →
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Amanda J. McGee

Writer
Amanda J. McGee is a mapmaker by day and a writer by night. She has degrees from Hollins University and Virginia Tech, and is the author of the epic fantasy series The Creation Saga. When not writing, she can be found in the garden. She lives in Southwest Virginia with the love of... Read More →
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Michael G. Williams

Geek Life
Michael G. Williams writes wry horror and science fiction noir: stories of monsters, macabre humor, alienation, subverted expectations, and the families we forge out of friends and allies. He is the author of three series for Falstaff Books: The Withrow Chronicles, including Perishables... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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