Shae Connor

Shae Connor

Shae Connor is a scientific editor with a Big Government Agency in Atlanta. Despite a fairly average upbringing, she jumped into fandom with both feet nearly two decades ago, thanks to The X-Files, and has spent much too much time writing fanfic and doling out heaping servings of Machete!Beta upon request. She’s also been known to hang around Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, and various Whedonverse types, among others. In her copious spare time, she's a multipublished author of romance fiction.

Follow @shaeconnor on Twitter.

Website: http://shaeconnorwrites.com

Lost & Found Items

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We received a number of inquiries about lost items and weren’t able to report them all during the convention. Here’s a full list with contact information. If yours has been found, email us (dailydragon@dragoncon.org) and we’ll mark it off. If you found items, email and we’ll add them to the list! CELL PHONES/CAMERAS Lost Samsung galaxy s4 or s5 Sunday morning in the Marriott between 35th floor and line for the Arrow panel at 11:30. White with a black case
 
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Dragon Con Guests Honored at Awards Banquet

Dragon Con Guests Honored at Awards Banquet

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Choosing a starting point to describe Saturday night’s Guest of Honor banquet (Hyatt Regency VI–VII, 7PM) could take until next year’s Dragon Con. Beginning with the emcee, Stargate SG-1’s Gary Jones, referring to the city as “Stargate Atlanta,” the evening offered two hours of laughs, tears, and poignant moments. After a prelude mini-concert by electro-swing band Good Co., Jones brought out actor and voice performer Garry Chalk and joined him in a brief set of improvisational comedy music. Jones then
 
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Nichelle Nichols: Back and Better Than Ever

Nichelle Nichols: Back and Better Than Ever

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Science fiction icon and proponent of space exploration Nichelle Nichols returns to Dragon Con in 2015 and will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2015 Dragon Con Parade. She has several new projects coming and lots of great memories to share and was gracious enough to answer a few questions for the Daily Dragon in advance of her visit to Atlanta.

Covering the LGBTQA Spectrum in Young Adult Literature

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Always well-attended, the “LGBTQA Representation in YA” discussion panel filled the Young Adult Literature track room in Marriott A707 at 11:30AM on Friday. For those who need a quick primer, LGBTQA generally refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, queer/questioning, and asexual, though the spectrum also covers other gender and sexuality categories such as intersex, genderqueer, and undecided. Panelists were librarian Christopher Elliott, Harmony Ink Press YA coordinator Nessa Warin, authors Cinda Williams Chima and Stephanie Perkins, and YA lit fan
 
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Kids Need to Read Arrives at Dragon*Con

Kids Need to Read Arrives at Dragon*Con

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It’s thanks to the Austin Browncoats that the Kids Need to Read foundation will be filling a booth at Dragon*Con 2009.

Kids Need to Read, which distributes books to libraries, schools, and other institutions in need, was founded in 2007 by writer P.J. Haarsma, author of The Softwire book series, and actor Nathan Fillion, best known to D*C attendees as Captain Mal Reynolds of Firefly and Serenity.

Travel Alert: Hurricane Gustav

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The approach of Hurricane Gustav is affecting trains and flights to and through the Gulf Coast region. Many airports in the path of the storm will have suspended or limited service on Monday, including Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans and Mobile Downtown Airport in Mobile, AL, both of which are closed indefinitely. Delays and cancellations may affect flights unconnected with the storm-affected areas, so it is recommended that travelers contact their airline before going to the airport. Most
 
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