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Saturday, October 15 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Doing All the Things

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Listen as some super talented people talk about doing ALL THE THINGS! Editing, writing fiction, nonfiction, puppetry, acting, teaching, podcasting... these panelists have done it all. How do stories and narratives operate across different mediums, and what are some of the challenges inherent in creating for different audiences with different goals in mind?

Moderators
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John Scalzi

John Scalzi writes science fiction. He like pie. HE BREATHES FIRE. One of these previous statements is false. Which one might surprise you.

Speakers
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Leslie Carrara-Rudolph

Leslie Carrara-Rudolph is an Emmy-nominated multifaceted entertainer/artist/puppeteer best known for performing Abby Cadabby on Sesame Street. She has received an UNIMA Citation of Excellence and two Jim Henson Foundation Grants for her stage show "Wake Up Your Weird" which premiered Off-Broadway and has written and created several shows that champion the arts. Her latest podcast, featuring all her original characters, ”Lolly's... Read More →
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Mikki Kendall

Mikki Kendall aspires to be an over-educated loudmouth with deep pockets. Failing that she manages to be a periodic cyborg who masquerades as a person with a spouse, kids, and all the trappings of quasi respectability. Once gainfully employed by an unnamed agency, she now invests her time in writing, wrangling jackasses on the internet & telling people to go straight to hell. Raised by a family of cutthroat sarcastic assassins with magic... Read More →
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Javier Morillo

Javier Morillo is a labor leader, activist, podcaster, writer and storyteller based in Minnesota. In his day job, he is the president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26, which unites close to 6,000 property service workers in the Twin Cities metro area. As president, he leads the organizing, legislative and political activities of the local union representing Minnesota’s union janitors and private security guards. He... Read More →
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Sandeep Parikh

Sandeep is a talented writer/director/actor. He is best known for playing the affable stalker Zaboo on multi-award winning web series THE GUILD. His TV appearances include NEW GIRL, CALIFORNICATION, COMMUNITY, and THE CRAZY ONES. He is also known for his involvement in Comedy Central's online smash hit THE LEGEND OF NEIL; SAVE THE SUPERS; and THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF HORROR from Nerdist. His current projects include writing and co-producing MISS... 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 →


Saturday October 15, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 101 DE

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