Laura (El) Lam

SFF Writer & Creative Writing Lecturer
Edinburgh Napier University
Participates in 3 items

Originally from sunny California, Laura Lam now lives in cloudy Scotland. She is the author of the near-future space thriller, Goldilocks, feminist space opera Seven Devils (co-written with Elizabeth May), BBC Radio 2 Book Club section False Hearts, the companion novel Shattered Minds, and the award-winning Micah Grey series: Pantomime, Shadowplay, and Masquerade. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in anthologies such as Nasty Women, Solaris Rising 3, Cranky Ladies of History, Scotland in Space, and more. Her romance alter ego is Laura Ambrose. She lectures part-time at Edinburgh Napier University on the Creative Writing MA.

Sessions in which Laura (El) Lam participates

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
16:00
16:00
Magic Systems in Fantasy 50 minutes 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy
18:00
18:00
Is Cyberpunk Mainstream Now? 50 minutes 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy

Sessions in which Laura (El) Lam attends

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
10:00
10:00
Future Laws 50 minutes 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Panel
Science/Technology
11:00
11:00
Cyborgs and Society 50 minutes 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 1 (Webinar)
Panel
14:00
14:00
Science Fantasy: A Core Piece of the SF/F World 50 minutes 14:00 NZST  -  14:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
9:00
9:00
Climate Change: Adaptation vs Resilience 50 minutes 9:00 NZST  -  9:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Panel
10:00
10:00
12:00
12:00
The Real Dirt on Exoplanets 50 minutes 12:00 NZST  -  12:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Academic
Science/TechnologyAcademic
16:00
16:00
Juggling for Writers: Making Progress When You've Got a Million Responsibilities 50 minutes 16:00 NZST  -  16:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 7 (Zoom Meeting)
Panel
Writing/Business of Writing
17:00
17:00
Panel
Science Fiction/FantasySociety/Culture
18:00
18:00
Meet and Greet the Programme Participants 50 minutes 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST  |  Programming , Meet and Greets
Reception
19:00
19:00
Not Long Before the End? SF and the Economics of Resource Scarcity 50 minutes 19:00 NZST  -  19:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Speaker Jesper Stage |
Talk
Science Fiction/Fantasy

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
17:00
17:00
Pew! Pew! What Would Realistic Space Battles Look Like? 50 minutes 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Presentation
Science/Technology

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
10:00
10:00
Writing Fantasy and SF from the Margins 50 minutes 10:00 NZST  -  10:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/FantasySociety/Culture
17:00
17:00
Becoming a Grown-up: the Bildungsroman in Stories for Young People 50 minutes 17:00 NZST  -  17:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 4 (Webinar)
Panel
ChildrenLiteratureYoung Adult
18:00
18:00
Towards a Pedagogy of Speculative Fiction 50 minutes 18:00 NZST  -  18:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Academic
22:00
22:00

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
11:00
11:00
The Day After Tomorrow: Near Future SF 50 minutes 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 3 (Webinar)
Panel
Science Fiction/Fantasy
The Geologic Era of the Human 50 minutes 11:00 NZST  -  11:50 NZST  |  Programming , Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)
Academic
Academic