Announcing Tor/Forge’s 2012 BEA Schedule

This year Tor/Forge’s events at BookExpo America will feature an all-star panel of Tor Books authors, exclusive book signings, a science fiction event at the New York Public Library, information on Tor/Forge DRM-free ebooks, and more kittens then you’ll know what to do with! (We’re not actually sure about the kittens part, but we’ll keep you posted.)

The full BEA Tor/Forge schedule is below.

Monday, June 4

  • 11:15-12:30 PM PANEL II: WHO’S ON FIRST? DEBUT GENRE FICTION WITH BUZZ (McGRAW-HILL AUDITORIUM) Moderator: Barbara Hoffert. Panelists incude:
    Karen Engelmann, The Stockholm Octavo (HarperCollins)
    Max Gladstone, Three Parts Dead (Tor)
    Eleanor Kuhns, A Simple Murder (Minotaur)
    Beatriz Williams, Overseas (Putnam)
    Ariel S. Winter, The Twenty-Year Death (Hard Case Crime)

  • 3:15 PM – Talking the Plunge: DRM-free from a Big Six Publisher. With Macmillan EVP Digital Publishing and Technology Fritz Foy, hosted by Mike Shatzkin.

Tuesday, June 5

  • 11:00 AM – Kira Peikoff-signing (Living Proof) at MWA Booth 4451
  • 12:00 PM – Tor Books at the Uptown Stage: Science Fiction Panel with John Scalzi (Redshirts), Jeff and Ann VanderMeer (The Weird) and Walter Mosely (Gift of Fire/The Head of the Pin). Moderated by’s Staff Writer Ryan Britt.
  • 2:00 PM – Walter Mosley-signing (Gift of Fire/On the Head of a Pin) at Tor Booth 3358
  • 3:00 PM – Andrea Thasinos giveaway (An Echo Through the Snow) at Tor Booth 3358


Wednesday, June 6

Author autograph sessions at the Tor & Forge Table #21

  • John Land (Strong Vengeance) 9:30-10:30am
  • John Scalzi (Redshirts) 10:30-11:30am
  • Jeff & Ann VanderMeer (The Weird) 11:30-12:30am
  • Joh Edwards (Fallen Masters) 1:00-2:00pm (ticketed event)
  • Bill Evans (Blackmail Earth) 2:00-3:00pm (ticketed event)
  • William Martin (The Lincoln Letter) 2:00-3:00pm (ticketed event)
  • Charlie Stross (The Rapture of Nerds) 3:00-4:00pm
  • Dan Wells (The Hollow City) 4:00-5:00pm
  • Kevin J. Anderson (Hellhole) 4:00-5:00pm

Tor/Forge In-Booth signings/giveaways

  • Hank Phillippi Ryan-signing (The Other Woman) Tor Booth 3358 9:30AM
  • John Edward-giveaway (Fallen Masters) Tor Booth 3358 2:00PM

Mystery Writers of America signings

  • Hilary Davidson (Next One to Fall) MWA Booth 4451 10:15AM
  • Hank Phillippi Ryan (The Other Woman) MWA Booth 4451 11:00AM
  • Bruce DeSilva (Cliff Walk) MWA Booth 4451 12:30 PM
  • William Martin (City of Dreams) MWA Booth 4451 3:30PM

Also on Wednesday, June 6:

New York Book Week Science Fiction & Fantasy Evening at the NYPL 6:00PM

Please join us for an evening of science fiction, fantasy, and music, hosted by Lev Grossman! With readings from: Kristin Cashore, N.K. Jemisin, Naomi Novik, Catherynne M. Valente. And book-specific improvisational music by Brian Slattery. This is a free event.


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