Every Little Thing They Do Is Magic: Latinx Writers Talk Fantasy and Realism
May 22, 2022 9:00 am to 10:00 am
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Panelists: Tehlor Kay Mejia, Claribel Ortega, David Bowles, J.C. Cervantes and Carlos Hernandez (moderator)
Track: 2022 Nebula Weekend
Latinx writers still write under the shadow of Magical Realism–and not even the original conception of it, but a kind of generic, watered-down, and frankly, appropriated version of it. But all of you write exciting, extra-real stories that blend blatant fantasy with characters and situations that speak to the Latinx experience in authentic and useful ways. How is that thing done?