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Saturday, October 19 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
DAW's Editorial Process

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Among the Big Five and their imprints, DAW Books stands out not just for the quality of the work it produces, but also the unique relationship between its editors and authors. Publisher Sheila Gilbert joins some of DAW’s prolific authors for an open discussion of how that relationship works, and some of the hard or hilarious experiences in their collaborations.

Panelists
avatar for Gerald Brandt

Gerald Brandt

Gerald Brandt is an International Bestselling Author of Science Fiction and Fantasy. He is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. His current novel is The Rebel – A San Angeles Novel, published by DAW Books. His first novel, The Courier, also in the San... Read More →
avatar for Julie E. Czerneda

Julie E. Czerneda

What is magic? As imagined by Julie E. Czerneda, it’s wild and free, a force of nature and source of wonder. She first explored this theme in her Night’s Edge series, starting with the award-winning Turn of Light. In The Gossamer Mage, Julie goes further, envisioning magic not... Read More →
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Sheila E Gilbert

Publisher, DAW Books, Inc.
Sheila E. Gilbert has worked in publishing for 49 years, starting at Ace Books in 1970, then moving to Signet/NAL in 1972, where she ran the Signet science fiction line. In 1985, Sheila joined DAW Books where she is the executive vice president, and co-owner and co-publisher with... Read More →
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Tanya Huff

Born in Halifax, N.S., raised (mostly) in Kingston ON, Tanya Huff lives in rural Ontario, with her wife Fiona Patton seven cats and two dogs. Her 32 novels and 79 short stories include horror, heroic fantasy, urban fantasy, comedy, and space opera. Her Blood series was turned into... Read More →
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Michelle Sagara

Michelle's author bio was written with care, thought, and incredible attention to detail. Unfortunately, while reading a fantasy novel, she folded it in half and stuck it in the book as a bookmark, and she hasn't been able to find it. Her house is also full of books, and sadly, completely... Read More →
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Edward Willett

Edward Willett is the award-winning author of more than sixty books of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction for readers of all ages. His latest fantasy/science fiction novel for DAW Books, MASTER OF THE WORLD, will be brand-new at Can-Con, having released in mid-September; it’s... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm EDT
Salon E - 60 seats