ROFCON 2020

Guests and Panelists

Steven Barnes

New York Times bestselling author and award-winning screenwriter.

David Brin

Bestselling author, creator of the Uplift series, and winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards.

Maurice Broaddus

Fantasy and horror author best known for his short fiction and the Knights of Breton Court novel trilogy.

DJ Butler

Dragon Award finalist and bestselling author of the Witchy Eye series and Cunning Man series.

David Drake

Author of the bestselling Hammer’s Slammers series, and foremost writer of realistic action SF and fantasy.

Eric Flint

One of the masters of Alternate History & New York Times bestselling author of the 1632 series.

Charles Gannon

National Bestseller author of the Caine-verse and Nebula and Dragon Award finalist

David Gerrold

Author of over 50 books, hundreds of articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes.

Cecelia Holland

Iconic and prolific historical fiction author as well as the author of speculative fiction novels and non-fiction books.

Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson writes games: Illuminati, Munchkin, Car
Wars, Ogre, Fantasy Trip, GURPS, Zombie Dice . . .

Tom Kidd

Award winning artist and principal illustrator for the Ring of Fire series.

Nancy Kress

Hugo and Nebula award winning author of many novels and short fiction.

Mercedes Lackey

One of most popular and prolific fantasy authors of all time and creator of the Herald of Valdemar series

Edward M. Lerner

Physicist & computer scientist, and author of science fiction, techno-thrillers, and popular science.

Jonathan Maberry

New York Times bestselling and five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, anthology editor, and comic book writer.

Jody Lynn Nye

New York Times bestselling author of the Imperium Series and continuing author of Robert Aspirin’s Myth-Adventures.

Cat Rambo

President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and author of over 200 published works.

Christopher Ruocchio

Bestselling author of the Sun Eater saga; regarded as Barnes & Noble’s best science fiction books of 2018 and 2019.

Tom Smith

Filker extraordinaire (two dozen albums, fourteen Pegasus Awards and a spot in the Filk Hall of Fame).

Melinda Snodgrass

Author of novels, television pilots, feature film
scripts and executive producer on Wild Cards for Universal Pictures.

Ryk E. Spoor

Science fiction and fantasy author known for the Castaway, Boundary, and Demons of the Past series.

David Weber

New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Honor Harrington Series.

Toni Weisskopf

Publisher, Baen Books.

S.M. Stirling

Canadian-American author well-known for the Draka series of alternate history novels.

Other Panelists Include:

Kevin Anderson – Griffin Barber – Chris Barkley – Walt Boyes – David Carrico – Stoney Compton – Iver Cooper – Mariah Crawford – John Deakins – Virgina DeMarce – Nathan Dodge – Allen Dyan-Shapiro – Shoshana Edwards – Bill Fawcett – David Freer – Laura Givens – Paula Goodlett – Shane Gries – Bjorn Hasseler – Gorg Huff – Walter Hunt – Mark Huston – JD Jordan – Anne Keener – Megan Mackie – Michael Lockwood – Neil Litherland – Shahid Mahmoud – Tracy Morris – Steven Quinn – Steven Ruskin – Marella Sands – Natalie Silk – Steven H Silver – Garrett Vance – Alexi Vanderberg – Joy Ward – Robert Waters – Edith Wild

Steven Barnes– New York Times bestselling author and award-winning screenwriter.

David Brin– Bestselling author, creator of the Uplift series, and winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards.

Maurice Broaddus– Fantasy and horror author best known for his short fiction and the Knights of Breton Court novel trilogy.

DJ Butler– Dragon Award finalist and bestselling author of the Witchy Eye series and Cunning Man series.

David Drake– Author of the bestselling Hammer’s Slammers series, and foremost writer of realistic action SF and fantasy.

Eric Flint– One of the masters of Alternate History & New York Times bestselling author of the 1632 series.

Charles Gannon– National Bestseller author of the Caine-verse and Nebula and Dragon Award finalist

David Gerrold– Author of over 50 books, hundreds of articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes.

Cecelia Holland– Iconic and prolific historical fiction author as well as the author of speculative fiction novels and non-fiction books.

Steve Jackson– Steve Jackson writes games: Illuminati, Munchkin, Car
Wars, Ogre, Fantasy Trip, GURPS, Zombie Dice . . .

Tom Kidd– Award winning artist and principal illustrator for the Ring of Fire series.

Nancy Kress– Hugo and Nebula award winning author of many novels and
short fiction.

Mercedes Lackey– One of most popular and prolific fantasy authors of all time and creator of the Herald of Valdemar series.

Edward M. Lerner– Physicist & computer scientist, and author of science fiction, techno-thrillers, and popular science.

Jonathan Maberry– NYT bestselling and five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, anthology editor, and comic book writer.

Jody Lynn Nye– New York Times bestselling author of the Imperium Series and continuing author of Robert Aspirin’s Myth-Adventures.

Cat Rambo– President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and author of over 200 published works.

Christopher Ruocchio– Bestselling author of the Sun Eater saga; regarded as Barnes & Noble’s best science fiction books of 2018 and 2019

Tom Smith– Filker extraordinaire (two dozen albums, fourteen Pegasus Awards and a spot in the Filk Hall of Fame).

Melinda Snodgrass– Author of novels, television pilots, feature film
scripts and executive producer on Wild Cards for Universal Pictures.

Ryk E. Spoor– Science fiction and fantasy author known for the Castaway, Boundary, and Demons of the Past series.

S.M. Stirling– Canadian-American author well-known for the Draka series of alternate history novels.

David Weber– New York Times best selling author and creator of the Honor Harrington Series.

Toni Weisskopf– Publisher, Baen Books.

And more coming…

Other Panelists Include:

Kevin Anderson – Griffin Barber – Chris Barkley – Walt Boyes – David Carrico – Stoney Compton – Iver Cooper – Mariah Crawford – John Deakins – Virgina DeMarce – Nathan Dodge – Allen Dyan-Shapiro – Shoshana Edwards – Bill Fawcett – David Freer – Laura Givens – Paula Goodlett – Shane Gries – Bjorn Hasseler – Gorg Huff – Walter Hunt – Mark Huston – JD Jordan – Anne Keener – Michael Lockwood – Neil Litherland – Shahid Mahmoud – Tracy Morris – Steven Quinn – Steven Ruskin – Marella Sands – Natalie Silk – Steven H Silver – Garrett Vance – Alexi Vanderberg – Joy Ward – Robert Waters – Edith Wild