I will be in next weekend and the whole weekend after that. If anyone wants to meet up drop me a line. Next Saturday i.e., October 12, 2013 I will be part of a panel at the New York ComicCon. If you are around then be sure to stop by and say hi. Here is detailed information about the panel!
Geeks of Color Assemble! : Minorities in Fandom
Date: Saturday, October 12
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Speakers: Diana Pho, Ger Tysk, Jay Justice, Jeffrey L. Wilson, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Muse En Lystrala, Emmanuel Ortiz, N.K. Jemisin
From Community’s Abed and Troy to Miles Morales as Spiderman to Rinko Kikuchi and Idris Elba starring in Pacific Rim, this is obvious: people of color are impacting geek media. What challenges, however, do minorities still face? Discuss being a geek of color in comics, cosplay, videos games, steampunk and more. Speakers: Hugo & Nebula Award-nominated writer N.K. Jemisin, Jeffrey L. Wilson, Emmanuel Ortiz, Muse en Lystrala, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Ger Tysk, and Jay Justice. Moderated by Diana Pho (a.k.a. Ay-leen the Peacemaker) of Tor Books and Tor.com.