The Many-Faced God: Unraveling Sub-Genres in Fantasy

GEEK: Fantasy (Harding)

Sunday October 20, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

For much of the early history of SFFH the operative terms for the genre were fantasy and sword and sorcery. But, today we have YA, Epic Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, High Fantasy, Dystopian, Dark Fantasy, Heroic Fantasy and upwards of 50 more subgenres. Are they really that distinct or are they simply marketing tools? The panel will discuss the state of the genre and talk about the development of the subgenre.