Victor Manibo

Victor Manibo is a Filipino speculative fiction writer living in New York. A 2022 Lambda Literary Emerging Voices Fellow, he is the author of the science fiction noir novel THE SLEEPLESS. His next novel, ESCAPE VELOCITY, is forthcoming from Erewhon Books in Spring 2024. Find him online at and on most social media platforms @victormanibo.

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The Speculative-Literary Connection: Writing and Publishing Across Markets

May 20, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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What is the benefit of reading, submitting to, and publishing in literary markets as a speculative writer and vice versa? What are some markets that are blending genres? What are some popular ways to incorporate weirdness into literary writing? When is a story too speculative or not speculative enough? In this panel, cross-genre writers and editors will address these questions and more!

Genre Benders and Blenders: Storytelling Beyond the Tropes and Conventions

September 30, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Genre categories and conventions can set expectations with readers, but to some authors they represent limitations to the imagination. However, a story that subverts “the rules” can be challenging to place in the market–how can authors find an audience for books that break the mold? Join us as we experiment and celebrate coloring outside the lines!

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