Diana M. Pho

Diana M. Pho is a queer Vietnamese-American independent scholar, playwright, and Hugo Award-nominated fiction editor. She has over a decade of experience in traditional, Big Five publishing, including Tor Books, Tor.com Publishing, and the Science Fiction Book Club. Diana currently works as Story Producer at Realm developing unique and cutting-edge science fiction and fantasy stories. Learn more about Diana’s work at dianampho.com and follow her on Twitter @writersyndrome.

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Interrogating Scare Tactics: Today’s Horror Writing (Sponsored by Clarion west)

June 5, 2021 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Authors and editors discuss how current horror writers are subverting the genre’s troubling past and what new twists lay ahead.

Hanging up Your Shingle: How to Start in Freelance Editorial (Sponsored by podium audio)

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Taking Marginalization to Acquisitions (sponsored by Liminal Fiction)

June 6, 2021 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Panelists: Diana M. Pho, Ruoxi Chen, Angeline Rodriguez and Tiana Coven (moderator)

Editors discuss how they approach pitching books featuring marginalized identities and non-western inspired worlds in acquisition meetings to marketing and sales teams that might fear they are not “commercial enough.”