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Saturday, October 19 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Behind the Scenes of Grant Applications

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Authors across a variety of genres would love to get that coveted grant for their project. Misconceptions and uncertainty abound concerning grants, but our expert panelists are here to help. Past grant recipients and those behind the scenes of granting discuss tips for applying, pitfalls to avoid, and how to give a tough process your best shot.

Moderators
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Matt Moore

Matt Moore is an Aurora Award-winning author, poet and columnist. His collection It’s Not the End and Other Lies was published by ChiZine Publications in 2018. He’s also a Contributing Editor for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, Co-Chair of the Ottawa Chiaroscuro Reading... Read More →

Panelists
avatar for Leah Bobet

Leah Bobet

Leah Bobet's most recent novel, An Inheritance of Ashes, won Canada's Prix Aurora Award, Sunburst Award, and Copper Cylinder Award. Her short fiction has appeared in multiple Year's Best anthologies, been transformed into choral work, and is taught in Canada, Australia, and the US... Read More →
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Susan Forest

Laksa Media Groups
Susan Forest writes SF, fantasy and horror, and is an award-winning fiction editor for Laksa Media. Her novel, Bursts of Fire, came out in 2019, to be followed by Flights of Marigolds. She has published over 25 short stories, contributes to When Words Collide, and has appeared at... Read More →
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Hayden Trenholm

Hayden Trenholm is an award-winning editor, playwright, novelist and short story writer. His first novel, A Circle of Birds, won the 3-Day Novel Writing competition; it was translated and published in French. His trilogy, The Steele Chronicles, were each nominated for an Aurora Award... Read More →
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Terese Mason Pierre

Terese Mason Pierre is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in Strange Horizons, FIYAH Magazine, Uncanny, and elsewhere online and in print. She is the senior poetry editor of Augur Magazine, a speculative and surrealism literature journal, and she is the author of chapbooks... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Salon D - 20 seats