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Sunday, May 6 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Sensitivity Readers: Who Are We and Why Do You Need Us?

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As the interest in diversity and the representation of marginalized people in literature has grown, so has the need for people to assist authors in ensuring that their work authentically represents the experiences of marginalized people. These often-unsung heroes are known as sensitivity readers. Come learn why sensitivity reading is important, and what it can do for you!

Speakers
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Mari Brighe

Writer/Editor/Speaker/Educator
Professional scientist and healthcare pro turned queer academic, essayist, editor, and speaker.
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Mark Oshiro

What if you could re-live the experience of reading a book (or watching a show) for the first time? Mark Oshiro provides just such a thing on a daily basis on Mark Reads and Mark Watches, where he chronicles his unspoiled journey through various television and book series. Since 2009... Read More →


Sunday May 6, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Algonquin A

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