Program Changes

We will be updating the online version of the program as any last minute changes are made. However, for the benefit of members at Tonopah in person, we will post any changes to the printed program schedule here.

Current State of Space Opera – Friday July 1st, 9:30am
Gareth Powell has gone down with COVID. He’s hoping to be fit for his Monday panel, but for this one we are delighted to welcome his fiancée, J Dianne Dotson, who also writes space opera.

Speculative fiction of the world – Monday July 4th, 9:30am
Historical Writing in Fiction – Sunday July 3rd, 8:00am
Due to a family emergency, Lauren Beukes is no longer able to participate in Westercon 74. Her place on these two panels will be taken by Nigerian writer, Wole Talabi. Our thanks to Lauren for facilitating this.

Who could have Predicted? – Saturday July 2nd, 8:00am
In the absence of Lauren Beukes, Cheryl Morgan will moderate this panel

Space Westerns – Friday July 1st, 8:00am
Stark Holborn will be in conversation with Cheryl Morgan

Having a Point of View – Monday July 4th, 8:00am
Sadly Ken MacLeod is no longer able to be on this panel.

Gulf Futurism – Sunday July 3rd, 9:30am (Virtual)
Unfortunately Cristina Jurado is no longer able to be on this panel. Cheryl Morgan will step in to moderate. We are also delighted to welcome Basma Ghalayini, editor of the critically acclaimed Palestine +100 anthology.