Presented by Leanna Renee Hieber

What are the sub-genres?

Leanna Renee Hieber, award-winning actress, playwright and Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy novelist discusses the history of these specific genre terms, how they came into usage and their current life in the ever-changing publishing industry. This panel will explain the differences in each subgenre and lead an interactive discussion of genre as a whole.

Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright, ghost tour guide and the award-winning, bestselling author of over fourteen Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy, Supernatural Suspense and Non-Fiction books for adults and teens with publishers such as Tor, Sourcebooks and Kensington Books. A Haunted History of Invisible Women: True Stories of America’s Ghosts, co-authored with Andrea Janes, marks Leanna’s first foray into non-fiction.

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