Katherine Wynter

author of distinctive literary fiction and fantasy

Windycon Schedule 2016

Windycon 42 November 13-15 at the Westin Yorktown in Lombard, Illinois.

Do you know where your towel is?If you’re in the Chicago area, stop by Windycon this year where I’ll be a panelist. It’s a very family-friendly con with great panels on gaming, sci-fi, and fantasy. You can read more about the convention online!

Here’s my schedule for the event:

  • Saturday 10:00 Autographing: Hallway: P. Anderson, B. Garcia, M. Oshiro, K. Wynter
  • Saturday 11:30-11:55 Reading: Boardroom: K. Wynter
  • Saturday 1:00 Species Creation: SF vs. Fantasy: Lilac D: Is there a difference in designing nonhuman species for fantasy compared to SF novels. R. Garfinkle, R. Neumeier (M), J. Sneed, S. Weiner, K. Wynter
  • Saturday 3:00 The Wide World of Elves: Lilac A: From Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings to Gygax’s Elven variety pack, the term elf can refer to a whole slew of different types of creature. Why do we use Elf to mean so many different things? D. Berger, J. Lowder, E. McCarty, K. Wynter, W. Zdrodowski
  • Saturday 6:00 Zen Scavenger Hunt: Lilac A: Panelists each bring ten items. Audience members ask for a type of item, a la a standard scavenger hunt. The panelists will then have to show one of the items they’ve brought and try to convince the audience that their item is the best match for what was requested. B. Harper-Murray, C. Johns, J. Nye (M), B. Wiewel, K. Wynter, K. Wynter


An accomplished master of her craft, Katherine Wynter builds fantasy worlds peopled with believable characters and complex cultures. Her original, dark works are captivating. Think you've read all there is to read about monsters and demons? Think again. Wynter deftly walks the razor's edge between fact and fiction to produce fantastic works that are riveting, compelling, and, above all, believable.

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