We look forward to seeing you this September at &Now: Points of Convergence!
Registration is now open. Please visit Ticketspice to reserve your pass and order boxed lunches.
Complete conference details, including travel, accessibility, and technology information, can be found at the conference website: andnowfestival.com.
General Inquiries: andnowfestival2019@gmail.com.
Registration questions: iasinfo@uw.edu.


Rone Shavers

Rone Shavers is a writer who publishes in multiple genres. His fiction has appeared in ACM: Another Chicago Magazine, Identitytheory.com, Longform.org, Nth Word, PANK, The Operating System, and Thought Catalog, among other places. Shavers’ non-fiction essays and essay-length reviews have appeared in such diverse publications as American Book Review, BOMB, EBR: Electronic Book Review, Fiction Writers Review, and The Quarterly Conversation. Shavers is a fiction and hybrid genre editor at Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora, He is also the co-curator of the art exhibition titled "In Place of Now: Established and Emerging Artists Explore Black Identity through an Afrofuturist Lens," which debuted at the Opalka Galley of Sage College, Albany, NY. His latest work is an experimental Afrofuturist novel titled Silverfish, to be published by Clash Books in 2020.