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Friday, August 26 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Science Vampires

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Vampires have existed in myths and legends have existed for centuries. Early myths were often steeped with superstition, fear, and curses. The modern vampire, however, is just as often a product of science or disease that can be rationally explained (Blade, Daybreakers, etc.). What are the advantages and disadvantages to writing or reading in this version?

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Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
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Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

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