Going to ALA? Check out Tor Authors and Events!

Are you going to the 2013 ALA conference in Chicago? Tor Books is, and we have the full schedule of our authors in attendance, as well as the events they’ll be participating in. Check below the cut for the schedule, including our headline panel, “Science Fiction and Fantasy: the Factual and the Counterfactual.”


Friday, June 28

8:30 AM – Noon
Teens Top Ten Anniversary

McCormick Place Convention Center – S106a

With Cory Doctorow.

1:00 PM – 3 :00 PM
Movers and Shakers Lunch (Library Journal)

Location to be announced

With John Scalzi.

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Bleak New World: YA Authors Decode Dystopia
Booklist Youth Author Forum
Sheraton Ballroom 5

With Cory Doctorow


Saturday, June 29

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Tor Book Buzz
McCormick Place Convention Center S104b

Featuring Tor Books editors Susan Chang and Melissa Frain.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Factual and the Counterfactual
Sponsored by LITA Imagineering Interest Group and Tor Books
McCormick Place Convention Center S105a-c

Featuring Tor Books authors Elizabeth Bear, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi and Timothy Zahn, this is the panel you don’t want to miss. A complimentary bag of books will be given away to the first 250 attendees.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Quirky Books for Quirkier Librarians
McCormick Place Convention Center S404-A

With John Scalzi.

Signings at the Tor Books booth (#2203)

10:00 AM – Cory Doctorow (Homeland)

11:00 AM – John McGoran (Drift)

1:00 PM – Ralph Peters (Cain at Gettysburg)

2:30 PM – Tricia Hoover (Solstice)


Sunday, June 30

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Coffee Klatch with Cory Doctorow

McCormick Place Convention Center S406b

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Library Family Feud

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Jackson Park, 10BC

With John Scalzi.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
LITA President’s Program

McCormick Place Convention Center S105 A-C

With Cory Doctorow.

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
W.Y. Boyd Literary Award Ceremony

McCormick Place Convention Center Grand Ballroom S 100

With Ralph Peters (Cain at Gettysburg)

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ALA’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Pop Top Stage

McCormick Place Convention Center Show Floor at the end of aisle 2600

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Jonathan Maberry

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM – Cory Doctorow

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM – Brandon Sanderson

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM – John Scalzi

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM – Jim C. Hines

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM – David Brin

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM – Elizabeth Bear

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM – Timothy Zahn

Signings at the Tor Books booth (#2203)

11:00 AM – John Scalzi (The Human Division)

1:00 PM – David Brin (Existence)

2:30 PM – Timothy Zahn (Judgment at Proteus)

4:00 PM – Elizabeth Bear (Shattered Pillars)


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