Jay Lake


Jay Lake lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works on numerous writing and editing projects.  His 2007 novels are _Trial of Flowers_ from Night Shade Books and _Mainspring_ from Tor Books, with sequels to both books in 2008. 

Jay is the winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and a multiple nominee for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.  Jay can be reached through his blog at jaylake.livejournal.com.


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DayTimeTitleDescriptionParticipants
Sat1000Kaffeeklatsche Jay LAKE
Sat1100Readings Jay LAKE
Sat1200Meet the John W. Campbell Award Finalists for Best New WriterA discussion of how the finalists for the John W. Campbell award made their professional debuts. What kind of backgrounds do they have? Where did they submit work? To what do they attribute their success?Jay LAKE, John A DAVIS, Lawrence M. SCHOEN, Naomi NOVIK
Sat1400Making Writing More Vivid and MemorableHow can a writer make their story particularly vivid or memorable? Show, don't tell? How else do writers bring their writing to life? Why do some passages stay with us after the book is done, but others are gone a month later. Panelists are welcome to bring their favorite passages.Alma ALEXANDER, Jean LORRAH, Kirsten (KJ) BISHOP, Jay LAKE