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Self-Publishing: Punk Rock vs Pathetic

Sunday, October 2, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Is traditional publishing for wusses who are happy to relinquish control of their art, or is it the only way to guarantee quality? We scheduled this debate to find out!

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BFA vs NYWF

Friday, September 30, 2016
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Is writing something you can teach? Is studying writing for hacks? This debate will decide.

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Science Writing vs Science Fiction

Saturday, October 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The apocalypse has come and gone - but what's left of humanity? Scientists pit their predictions for the future against the speculations of sci fi writers.

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Page vs Stage

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Poetry publishing is ailing while the popularity of slam and performance poetry is growing. Where will a young poet turn, the page or the stage?

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Fact vs Fiction

Saturday, October 1, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A comedy debate about fiction vs non fiction in writing. Does "the truth" really exist or is it just a construct?