Going to BEA? Check out Tor/Forge Books Events

An Editor’s Buzz Pick, a Ticketed Autographing and an two Author Spotlight Stages are just some of the highlights that Tor/Forge Books will be bringing to this year’s Book Expo America.

There’s a table in the autographing area reserved exclusively for Tor/Forge authors this year; including Bill Willingham (Fables, Down the Mysterly River), Vernor Vinge (the upcoming Children of the Sky), John Scalzi (Fuzzy Nation), Carrie Vaughn (After the Golden Age), and Ice-T and Coco, and more!

All signings will take place at Table 12 unless otherwise noted. Read on for show highlights and a day-by-day guide to this year’s BEA!

Highlights for Tuesday, May 24th

Ice-T & Coco Ticketed Autographed Signing! 175 tickets and copies of Kings of Vice and Angel will be available on a first come first serve basis. 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Bill Willingham’s Down the Mysterly River has been selected as an Editor’s Buzz Pick for Children! The book is only one of four chosen within all of the publishing houses; Editor Susan Chang will present. 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 1E15

New York Book Week Science Fiction & Fantasy Evening at the NYPL

Tor authors John Scalzi & Catherynne Valente along with Lev Grossman & Scott Westerfeld will read with improvisational music courtesy of our own Brian Slattery, followed by a Q&A. 6:00pm – 7:45pm, Stephen A. Schwarzman Bldg, South Court Auditorium, New York Public Library

Other events on Tuesday:

Tor In-Booth Giveaway

  • Card & Card / Laddertop / Macmillan Booth 3352 / 3:30pm – 4pm

Formal Autographings at the Tor & Forge Table (Table #12)

  • Edward Lazellari & Lev A. Rosen / Awakenings & All Men of Genius / 10:30am-11:30am / “A salute to debut authors from Tor”
  • Lisa Desrochers & Kiki Hamilton / Original Sin & The Faerie Ring/ 2:30pm – 3:30pm / “A salute to debut authors from Tor Teen”
  • Bill Evans / Dry Ice / 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Highlights for Wednesday, May 25th

Author Spotlight Stage with Bill Willingham! Heidi MacDonald, Graphic Novel Editor, Publishers Weekly to moderate. 10:30pm – 11:00pm, Midtown Stage

SFF Author Insight Stage: Tor Authors with John Scalzi, Carrie Vaughn  & Vernor Vinge . Moderated by Ron Hogan, founder of Beatrice.com and SFF reviewer for Shelf Awareness. 1:30pm – 2:10pm, Midtown Stage

Other events on Wednesday:

Tor In-Booth signing

  • Bill Willingham / Down the Mysterly River / Macmillan Booth 3352 / 11:30am –12:00am

Formal Autographings at the Tor & Forge Table (Table #12)

  • Carrie Vaughn & CJ Henderson / Kitty’s Greatest Hits & Central Park Knight / 9:30-10:30am “A salute to urban fantasy from Tor”
  • Ellen Datlow & F. Paul Wilson / The Dark at the End & Blood and other Cravings / 11:30 – 12:30 “A salute to horror legends from Tor”
  • Vernor Vinge & John Scalzi / 3:30pm – 4:30pm / “Science fiction legends from Tor”


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