Visit Tor/Forge & Publishing at BEA and BookCon!

Tor Books, Tor Teen, Publishing, and Forge will be at BookExpo America (May 31-June 1) and BookCon (June 2-3)!

Click through for the complete schedule, your guide to in-booth signings and giveaways, plus awesome SFF panels. Annalee Newitz and Malka Older will be talking women in science fiction (with Charlie Jane Anders moderating); later, Newitz and Anders will join Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi in exploring technology, fantasy, and the future! For more information and updates, follow along on the Tor/Forge blog.


Tor/Forge schedule BookExpo America BEA


Wednesday, May 31st

  • Library Journal Day of Dialog: SF/Fantasy/Dystopia with Annalee Newitz (Autonomous)
    11:15am-12pm, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    This event is sold out; you can sign up for the waitlist or register for the livestream
  • Library Reads Librarian Dinner with guest Annalee Newitz
    6:30pm, The Yale Club
    RSVP required, as space is limited


Thursday, June 1st

  • Signing: Jon Land (Strong Cold Dead)
    9:30am-10:30am, Tor Table #8 (Autographing Area)
  • Signing: Bob Gleason (And Into the Fire) and Linda Stasi (Book of Judas)
    10:30am-11:30am, Tor Table #8 (Autographing Area)
  • In-Booth Giveaway: Gone to Dust by Matt Goldman
    10:45am, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • Women in Science Fiction
    1pm-1:30pm, Uptown Stage
    with Annalee Newitz (Autonomous), Malka Older (Infomocracy, Null States); moderated by Charlie Jane Anders (All the Birds in the Sky)
  • Ticketed Signing: Cora Carmack (Roar)
    1pm-2pm, Tor Table #8 (Autographing Area)
  • Signing: Malka Older (Null States) and Charlie Jane Anders (All the Birds in the Sky)
    2pm-3pm, Tor Table #8 (Autographing Area)
  • Signing: Ed Gross (Slayers & Vampires)
    2pm-3pm, Tor Table #7 (Autographing Area)
  • In-Booth Signing: Annalee Newitz (Autonomous)
    3:30pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • Signing: Sarah Porter (When I Cast Your Shadow)
    3pm-4pm, Tor Table #8 (Autographing Area)


Friday, June 2nd

  • In-Booth Signing: Chad Michael Murray and Heather Graham (American Drifter)
    1pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • In-Booth Signing: Gregg Hurwitz (Last Chance)
    2:30pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • In-Booth Giveaway: The Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera
    2:45pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • In-Booth Giveaway: Love Songs & Other Lies by Jessica Pennington
    3:45pm, Tor Booth 3008/9


BookCon logo Tor/Forge Books schedule


Saturday, June 3rd

  • Fierce Reads Author Breakfast featuring Susan Dennard
    10:30am, Meeting Room #MR3103
    50 fans will get a chance to have breakfast with their favorite Macmillan YA authors
  • Chad Michael Murray and Heather Graham in conversation about American Drifter
    11:15am-12:15am, Room 1E10
  • Booth Guest Booksellers: Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi
    11:30am, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • In-Booth Signing: Chad Michael Murray and Heather Graham (American Drifter posters)
    1pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
    100 tickets will be distributed to panel attendees on a first come, first served basis
  • Booth Guest Booksellers: Susan Dennard and V.E. Schwab
    3pm, Tor Booth 3008/9
  • Tor Science Fiction and Fantasy
    3pm-4pm, Room 1E10
    Charlie Jane Anders, Cory Doctorow, Annalee Newitz, and John Scalzi explore technology, fantasy, and the future, and shake up traditional notions of speculative fiction
  • The YA/Adult Crossover
    4pm, Room 1E16
    Tor and Tor Teen authors Cora Carmack, Susan Dennard, Gregg Hurwitz, and V.E. Schwab discuss tackling social issues for a teen audience, writing novels to appeal to all ages, making your characters vibrant with authentic voices and relationships, and more; moderated by Tor/Tor Teen Editor Diana Pho
  • Signing: Charlie Jane Anders, Cory Doctorow, Annalee Newitz, and John Scalzi
    4:15pm, Tor Tables #10 & #11 (Autographing Area)
  • Signing: Cora Carmack, Susan Dennard, Gregg Hurwitz, and V.E. Schwab
    5:15pm, Tor Tables #9, #10, #11, & #12 (Autographing Area)


Sunday, June 4th

  • Signing: Michael Johnston
    11am, Tor Table #5 (Autographing Area)
  • Cult Classic Throwdown: Science Fiction and Fantasy in Film, Lit, and Pop Culture
    3pm-5pm, Room 1E10
    Join a panel of science fiction and fantasy authors and bloggers as they discuss the best—and worst—of genre tropes, from muscle-brained berserker barbarians to aliens bedecked in bad prosthetics. Featuring Michael Johnston (Soleri).


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