Venue: Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
|Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2010||End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2010|
|Registration Date: Sep 08, 2010|
|Abstract Submission Date: May 07, 2010|
Inspired by the daring adventures of women characters and compelled by the brilliant works by women authors, Sirens is dedicated to women in fantasy literature. Our conference, part scholarly examination and part networking retreat, welcomes academics, authors, professionals, and readers--and encourages all attendees to provide their perspectives on fantasy books by women, female characters in fantasy works, the market for fantasy by and about women, and how to support women in fantasy literature.
Within our focus on women in fantasy, each year Sirens selects a type of female character to feature--and in 2010, we will feature faeries of all kinds: powerful and mischievous, helpful and ruthless, kind and vengeful. Our guests for 2010 are Holly Black, Marie Brennan, and Terri Windling, each of whom has written of myriad fey, faery courts, and even mortals. In addition, all attendees are welcome to submit presentations of all styles on all topics related to women in fantasy literature.
Sirens will take place October 7â€“10, 2010, at the Vail Cascade Resort and Spa in Vail, Colorado.
Please feel free to contact us at help[at]sirensconference.org. We're happy to answer any questions you might have.
Registration Information: $165 from November 1, 2009 through April 30, 2010. $180 from May 1, 2010 through September 8, 2010: $180. $200 at the door. Registration includes t-shirt, all programming, dessert reception, two lunch keynotes, and a breakfast.