The Importance and Challenges of #OwnVoices

Track:
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)
What:
Panel
When:
Saturday Aug 10   03:15 PM to 04:15 PM (1 hour)
Where:
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)

The #OwnVoices movement advocates for stories about marginalized communities to be written by people who actually fit the description on the page. Our panel will discuss why #OwnVoices matters, whether there are–or should be–exceptions to the rules, and the work that goes into building fictional worlds as diverse as the world we live in.

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Mashable
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