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Friday, October 9 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Connecting Through Stories: Communities and Fandom

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Stories have always brought people together. How have these communities changed throughout history, and how will they continue to change in the digital age? 

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Leslie Datsis

Leslie Datsis runs One Time Stories, a video project that shares stories by artists, writers, YouTube creators, and others based on different themes. OTS and its active community of viewer-contributors serves as a reminder that anyone and everyone has exciting, meaningful stories to share. | | Leslie is also an active member of the YouTube community and has created storytelling vlogs since 2008 on her channel lesliefoundhergrail. She was... Read More →

Featured Guests
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Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin is the narrator of the hit podcast Welcome To Night Vale. He is also an ensemble member of the New York Neo-Futurists, performing in their late-night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind as well as Drama Desk nominated The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O’Neill Vol. 2. Cecil has performed at The Shakespeare Theatre DC, Studio Theatre (including the world premier production of Neil Labute’s... Read More →
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Paul DeGeorge

Paul is a fandom innovator. He plays in Harry and the Potters, co-founded the Harry Potter Alliance, created the Golden Snitchwich, and orchestrated the 2012 Nerds for Obama campaign. He and his brother Joe also write and produce The Cephalopodcast, a podcast hosted by a lonely giant squid.
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Sarah Mackey

Sarah Mackey is the Director of Community Engagement for National Novel Writing Month, a nonprofit that works to empower and encourage writing and vibrant creativity around the world. Along with the rest of the NaNoWriMo staff and the 800 volunteers around the world she oversees, Sarah helps people discover that their stories matter. | | Sarah has been participating in NaNoWriMo since 2002, volunteering for NaNoWriMo since 2003, and working... Read More →
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Paul Sabourin

Paul Sabourin is one half of the comedy/music duo Paul and Storm. He has written six internationally-bestselling YA novels. One out of every three sentences in his bio is false.


Friday October 9, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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