Here’s a snapshot of the Panels, Masterclasses and Workshops we’ve highlighted for the weekend!
Supanova Book Club
Join our guests are they chat about their favourite books, movies and TV Series. Which books or movie influenced their writing, and which characters do they wish they had written. Bring your own book recommendations along, because everyone is looking for their new reading or viewing obsession.
- Friday, 7:00pm – Supanova Seminars
The Anxious Geek
Anxiety is a pervasive challenge that many people face on a daily basis. Our Cosplay Ambassador and psychologist Echoing Artemis will guide an open discussion on the impact that anxiety can have in the average geek life, offer insight into what anxiety is and provide guidance on managing the difficulties it can provoke.
- Saturday, 10:30am – Supanova Seminars
Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations
A panel to discuss the importance of diversity in all aspects of geek culture, from media sources through to the spaces in which we engage with them.
- Saturday, 12:30am – Supanova Seminars
Pushing the Boundaries of YA
Young-adult novels are behind some of the biggest movies of our time, proving that books for teens are equally loved by all ages. So, this begs the question, where are the boundaries when it comes to separating young-adult fiction from adult, and what is the secret to writing for the young-adult audience and capturing the adult market?
- Saturday, 3:30pm – Supanova Seminars
Creating Queer Comics
Hear from three independent comic creators creating queer comics – the challenges, rewards and considerations in seeing yourself on the page.
- Saturday, 4:30pm – Supanova Seminars
Fantastic Beasts and How to Write Them
With very few of us being trained Magizoologists, is writing fantastic beasts, creatures and monsters still achievable? Luckily, we have scoured the Muggle world to find the most talented writers who are willing to share their secrets. You won’t even need a Revelio charm!
- Sunday, 12:00pm – Supanova Seminars