Wednesday, December 15, 2021
7:00 pm EST
An author reading by DisCon III Guest of Honor Nancy Kress.
Kaffeeklatsch With Sheree Renée Thomas
A small-group discussion with DisCon III Guest of Honor Sheree Renée Thomas. Advance sign-up required.
8:30 pm EST
Author Reading — Thomas, Hairston, Morigan
An author reading by DisCon III Guest of Honor Sheree Renée Thomas and friends Andrea Hairston and Pan Morigan.
Thursday, December 16, 2021
1:00 pm EST
Get books signed by Guest of Honor Nancy Kress
4:00 pm EST
DisCon III is delighted to host a conversation between Author Guest of Honor Nancy Kress, Bob Silverberg, and Alvaro Zinos-Amaro. This conversation is prerecorded for broadcast at the convention, and is introduced by DisCon III Chair Mary Robinette Kowal.
Friday, December 17, 2021
10:00 am EST
Kaffeeklatsch With Nancy Kress
Nancy Anne Kress began writing in 1976 and won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for her 1991 novella Beggars in Spain, which became a novel in 1993. Her five other Nebulas include recognition for her novellas After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall (2013), and Yesterday’s Kin (2015). Her most recent novels are Flash Point (2012), The Eleventh Gate (2020), and Sea Change (2020).
2:30 pm EST
Sheree Renée Thomas with Danian Darrell Jerry
We are honored to host DisCon III Special Guest Sheree Renée Thomas, winner of the 2001 and the 2005 World Fantasy Award for Year’s Best Anthology in conversation with Danian Darrell Jerry: writer, and teacher of literature and composition at the University of Memphis.
4:00 pm EST
Gary K. Wolfe interviews Nancy Kress
Gary K. Wolfe, well known reviewer for Locus Magazine, interviews DisCon III Guest of Honor Nancy Kress.
5:30 pm EST
An author reading by DisCon III Guest of Honor Malka Older.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
1:00 pm EST
The Convention Career of Ben Yalow
Ben Yalow has been involved in SF fandom for about 45 years, been to more than 800 cons, and worked on about a third of them. His first con was Lunacon 14 in 1971. He’s been a member of numerous Worldcon bids and has worked on many since the mid-1970s. He has often served as hotel liaison and is known as keen negotiator of fan-favorable contracts. He knows the WSFS Business Meeting inside out. Panelists will discuss Ben’s career in fandom and why he is DisCon III’s fan guest of honor.
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2:30 pm EST
Geri Sullivan interviews Fan GoH, Ben Yalow
DisCon III is delighted to welcome you to an interview with our fan guest of honor, Ben Yalow, one of the best known Worldcon convention runners and meeting presiders in the field. Ben will be introduced by DisCon III chair, Mary Robinette Kowal, and interviewed by Geri Sullivan, convention runner and winner of the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine.
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Nicholas Whyte interviews Malka Older
Malka Older is an author, academic, aid worker, and a special guest of DisCon III. Her first novel, Infomocracy (2016), is the first in the series The Centenal Cycle, which also includes Null States (2017) and State Tectonics (2018), which won the Prometheus Award in 2019. Malka is interviewed by Nicholas Whyte, a former Hugo Award administrator and advisor on ally development and coalition building for APCO International, and introduced by DisCon III chair, Mary Robinette Kowal.