Ravencon 2015 @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, North Chesterfield, Virginia

Timetable | Tags | People

Weird Westerns

From Saturday 19:00 until Saturday 20:00 (60 Minutes)

Participants: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, R. S. Belcher, Doc Coleman, Nicole Givens Kurtz, Jean Marie Ward

Tags: Literature

What is it about the West that draws upon speculative fiction writers? Firefly, The Dark Tower, Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, and The Wild Wild West, film, television, anime and commercial fiction use the west as a setting and place for magic to happen. Why do we love this sub-genre? Where is it going next?