Join us on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Austin, Texas, for our 10th annual celebration of lesbian fiction!

Archive for February, 2017

2017 Festival Schedule!

The 2017 Lone Star LesFic Festival is just 6 weeks away! Join us on Saturday, April 1, at the Norris Conference Center. We’ve got a packed schedule with some of your favorite writers of lesbian fiction.

8:45 – 9:15    Registration (Refreshments courtesy of Bold Strokes Books)

9:15 – 9:30    Welcome: Announcements, Giveaways: Yvette Murray

9:30 – 10:30  What’s Your Favorite, Standalones or Series? (Group Discussion)

Carrie Carr, JM Dragon, Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, Barbara Ann Wright (Stacia Seaman, moderator)

10:30 – 11:30  Mysteries: The Art of Clue Dropping

Renee MacKenzie, VK Powell, J.M. Redmann, Lacey Schmidt (Erin O’Reilly, moderator)

Readings, Group A

Ali Spooner, Stacy Reynolds, Melissa Brayden, C.F. Frizzell

11:30 – 12:30  Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Kris Bryant, Taylor James, Melanie McGowan, Laydin Michaels, Jaycie Morrison (Carsen Taite, moderator)

Readings, Group B

Barbara Ann Wright, Lacey Schmidt, Ali Vali

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch On Your Own

1:30 – 2:30    Period Fiction: Somewhere in Time

Linda Crist, JM Dragon, C.F. Frizzell, Del Robertson (Lacey Schmidt, moderator)

Readings C

Julie Cannon, Carsen Taite, Renee MacKenzie

2:30 – 3:30    Sci Fi/Fantasy: Creating Alien Worlds & Preternatural Societies

Stacy Reynolds, Ali Spooner, Ali Vali, Karis Walsh, Barbara Ann Wright (Maggie Dane, moderator)

Readings, Group D

J.M. Redmann, MJ Williamz, VK Powell, Annette Mori

3:30 – 3:45    Break (Refreshments compliments of the Sapphic Reading Group)

3:45 – 4:00   Autograph Session: ALL AUTHORS

4:00 – 5:00   Romance: Creating Those Sparks

Melissa Brayden, Taylor James, Annette Mori, Karis Walsh, MJ Williamz (Julie Cannon, moderator)

Readings, Group  E

Laydin Michaels, Del Robertson, Jaycie Morrison, Kris Bryant

5:00 – 6:00   Book Reviews: How Important Are They? (Group Discussion)

Julie Cannon, Erin O’Reilly, J.M. Redmann, Stacia Seaman, Ali Vali (Barbara Ann Wright, moderator)

6:00 – 6:30    Closing Announcements:  Silent Auction Results, Raffle, Grand Prize Drawing (Yvette Murray)