Visit Tor Books and Publishing at San Diego Comic-Con 2016!

Tor Books and Publishing have just released their lineup for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, including appearances by V.E. Schwab, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Seanan McGuire, and more! Authors from both imprints will participate in panels about everything from Fantasy Mixology: The Perfect Literary Cocktail to Science Fiction/Future Now, as well as in-booth signings. You’ll find all the excitement at the Tor Booth 2707. And don’t forget to follow @TorBooks and @TorDotComPub on Twitter for up-to-date information and last-minute events!

Check below for the full schedule—we can’t wait to see you in San Diego!


Thursday, July 21

  • Nerd Trivia Challenge: Author Edition
    1:30pm – 2:30pm, Horton Grand Theatre
    Nerd Trivia Challenge is a one-hour game show featuring three teams of today’s biggest authors competing for the chance to be the champions of nerdy knowledge. Authors Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle), Pierce Brown (Red Rising), Romina Russell (Zodiac), Chuck Wendig (Invasive), Sam Sykes (The City Stained Red), Cecil Castelucci (Star Wars: Moving Target), V. E. Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows), Camilla D’Errico (Pop Manga, Pop Painting, Pop Manga Coloring Book), and Duane Swierczynski (Revolver) test their knowledge of everything from Marvel Universe characters to Harry Potter. Moderated by Brandon T. Snider (What Would Captain Kirk Do?).
  • In-Booth Signing: Thomas Olde Heuvelt (HEX)
    2:00pm, Tor Booth 2707
  • Fantasy Mixology: The Perfect Literary Cocktail
    3:00pm – 4:00pm, Horton Grand Theatre
    While the average happy hour involves a bit of gin, rum, or vodka, these authors mix things up with witches, demons, giants, ghosts, Celtic gods, and other magical beings. Top-shelf authors Paul Cornell (Witches of Lychford), Kevin Hearne (The Iron Druid Chronicles), Richard Kadrey (Perdition Score), Paul Krueger (Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge), Drew Magary (The Hike), and Mary Robinette Kowal (Ghost Talkers and The Glamourist series) discuss the ingredients that go into making your favorite fantasy cocktails. Moderated by Petra Mayer from NPR.
  • Signing: V.E. Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows)
    3:30pm – 4:30pm, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 07
  • Signing: Paul Cornell (Witches of Lychford) and Mary Robinette Kowal (Ghost Talkers)
    5:00pm – 6:00pm, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 07
  • In-Booth Signing: Sylvia Day (One With You)
    5:00pm, Tor Booth 2707


Friday, July 22

  • In-Booth Signing: Paul Cornell (Witches of Lychford)
    12:00pm, Tor Booth 2707
  • In-Booth Signing: Madeline Ashby (Company Town)
    2:00pm, Tor Booth 2707
  • Spotlight Panel: Seanan McGuire (Every Heart a Doorway)
    2:30pm, Room 24ABC
  • Sweet Dreams Aren’t Made of These: Horror and Thriller Authors Bring Your Nightmares to Life
    3:00pm – 4:00pm, Room 29AB
    Featuring: Thomas Olde Heuvelt (HEX)
  • Science Fiction/Future Now
    4:30pm – 5:30pm, Room 26AB
    Featuring: Madeline Ashby (Company Town)
  • In-Booth Signing: Mary Robinette Kowal (Ghost Talkers)
    5:00pm, Tor Booth 2707
  • Signing: Thomas Olde Heuvelt (HEX)
    5:00pm, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 09
  • The Annual International Association of Media Tie-In Writers Awards Panel
    6:00pm – 7:00pm, Room 28DE
    Featuring: Max Allan Collins, Adam Christopher, Nancy Holder, Jonathan Mayberry


Saturday, July 23

  • The Female Geek: Women as Fans and Creators
    12:00pm – 1:00pm, Room 7AB
    Featuring: Madeline Ashby (Company Town)
  • In-Booth Signing: Claudia Christian and Morgan Grant Buchanan (Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator)
    12:00pm, Tor Booth 2707
  • Signing: Madeline Ashby (Company Town)
    1:30pm – 2:30pm, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 09
  • In-Booth Signing: V.E. Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows)
    2:00pm, Tor Book 2707
  • Worldbuilding: Creating Realistic Fantasy Settings
    2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 9
    Featuring: Seanan McGuire (Every Heart a Doorway) and Claudia Christian (Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator)
  • Signing: Seanan McGuire (Every Heart a Doorway) and Claudia Christian (Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator)
    4:00pm – 5:00pm, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 09
  • In-Booth Signing: Seanan McGuire (Every Heart a Doorway)
    5:00pm, Tor Booth 2707

Sunday, July 24

  • Signing: V.E. Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows)
    9:00am – 10:00am, Autograph Area (Under the Sails) – AA 09
  • What’s Hot in Young Adult Fiction
    3:45pm – 4:45pm, Room 5AB
    Featuring: V.E. Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows)


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