Links only: Martha Wells’ 2017 World Fantasy Awards speech; V.E. Schwab’s 2018 J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture

 Thought- provoking reflections on SF & Fantasy:  its history, its diversity ….

Links:  SFF Lectures & Essays

“Unbury the Future”: Martha Wells’ speech from the 2017 World Fantasy Awards
November 7, 2017

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“In Search of Doors”:  V.E. Schwab’s 2018 J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature

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— the video is embedded in the essay at the Tor website, with a link to Youtube also.