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Friday, October 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adaptation: How Does It Work?

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Hear from these creators about the rewards and challenges involved in the process of adaptation across mediums. Podcast to comics? Comics to films? Books to movies or tv? This panel will cover all these forms of transmutation and more!

Moderators
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Eileen Cook

Eileen Cook is a multi-published author with her novels appearing in eight different languages. She spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. Her newest book, WITH MALICE, came out in June 2016 and was chosen as a summer pick by Seventeen, Teen Vogue and Amazon. She is also a writing instructor. You can read more about Eileen, her books, and the things that strike her as... Read More →

Speakers
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Ben Blacker

Ben Acker and Ben Blacker are the creators and writers of the Thrilling Adventure Hour, a staged show in the style of old time radio, which is also an award-winning podcast. They’ve written for television (including Supernatural and Cassius and Clay) and comic books (including Flash Gordon, Deadpool and Wolverine). Blacker is the producer and moderator of the Nerdist Writers Panel. Acker has written for public radio program Wits. The end.
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Keef Cross

My name is KEEF CROSS and I was born in Gary, Indiana, and raised in Atlanta Georgia. I attended the Columbus College of Art and Design, and after graduation, I began my tattoo apprenticeship. Sixteen years later I am still working as a tattooist, along with being a fine artist and a comic book creator. Of all my different art disciplines, writing and drawing my book “DayBlack”, is my one true passion. In 2013, I joined Rosarium... Read More →
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Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss was born in Madison, Wisconsin to awesome parents. After nine years at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, he accidentally had enough credits to graduate with an English degree. Patrick then went to grad school. He’d rather not talk about it. In March 2007, The Name of the Wind was published and met with surprising success. In the years since, it has been translated into 30 languages, won all manner of awards, and... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 101 BC