James Cambias

Participates in 6 items
James L. Cambias writes science fiction and designs games. Originally from New Orleans, he was educated at the University of Chicago and lives in western Massachusetts. His first novel, A Darkling Sea, was published by Tor Books in 2014, followed by Corsair in 2015. Baen Books released his third novel, Arkad's World in 2019. His short stories have appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Shimmer, Nature, and several original anthologies. Mr. Cambias has written for Steve Jackson Games, Hero Games, and other roleplaying publishers, and is a partner in Zygote Games. His new urban fantasy novel The Initiate was published in February 2020 by Baen Books. Check out his blog is at www.jamescambias.com.

Sessions in which James Cambias participates

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
Kaffeeklatsch: James Cambias 50 minutes, 9:00 NZST - 9:50 NZST , Signup required

Programming - Kaffeklatch and Literary Beer Room

Kaffeeklatsch

James Cambias (Participant)

11:00
11:00

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

Daniel Abraham (Moderator)

Jeffrey A. Carver, SFWA, Starstream Publications (Panelist)

James Cambias (Panelist)

G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist)

Ian McDonald (Panelist)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
9:00
9:00
COVID-19: A Great Filter? 50 minutes, 9:00 NZST - 9:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar)

Panel

Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Moderator)

Vylar Kaftan (Panelist)

Ion Newcombe, AntipodeanSF (Panelist)

James Cambias (Panelist)

10:00
10:00
Reading: James Cambias 25 minutes, 10:00 NZST - 10:25 NZST

Programming - Reading Room 1

Reading

James Cambias (Speaker)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/Wellington
10:00
10:00
The Ascent of Wonder: What Makes Hard SF 50 minutes, 10:00 NZST - 10:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar)

Panel

Kenn Bates (Panelist)

James Cambias (Moderator)

Mark English, Clarinspect (Panelist)

Harun Siljak, CONNECT Centre For Future Networks and Communications (Panelist)

Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Panelist)

15:00
15:00
RPG Design (and what to do next) 50 minutes, 15:00 NZST - 15:50 NZST

Programming - Gaming Zoom

Panel

Michael Sands, Generic Games (Panelist)

Morgan Davie, Taleturn Ltd (Panelist)

Brandon O'Brien, FIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction (Panelist)

James Cambias (Moderator)

Stephen Dedman (Panelist)