Folklore, Fantasy, and Retellings

Saturday May 27   04:00 PM to 04:45 PM (45 minutes)
Hotell Clarion Gillet - Gillesalen
As a genre, fantasy borrows a lot of folklore and mythology. How do you go about retelling and reworking those stories, tropes and figures for a fantasy novel? What do you keep and what do you change? Do you need to modernize it? How do you go about making what is often rather familiar narratives and fictional devices new and original? A conversation between Siri Pettersen and Katherine Arden.