Meet Tor Authors at the Tucson Festival of Books

Want to hear The Tiger’s Daughter author K. Arsenault Rivera talk about epic lands beyond Middle-earth and Westeros? Get tips from L.E. Modesitt, Jr. about creating complex fantasy worlds like the Recluce universe? Have Annalee Newitz answer your pressing questions about whether the future is dystopian? (She wrote Autonomous, she would know.) A bevy of Tor/Forge and Tor.com Publishing authors will be at the Tucson Festival of Books from March 10-11 to touch upon these and other topics! Click through for the complete schedule, including panels and signings.

 

Saturday, March 10

  • Hot Off the Press
    Location: Student Union Bookstore (lower level)
    Author: Candice Fox, Nancy Kress
    Time: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Beyond Middle Earth & Westeros
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 150
    Author: K Arsenault Rivera
    Time: 10:00 AM – 11:100 AM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signings Ares – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Spies, Assassins, and Special Ops
    Location: Student Union Santa Rita
    Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Tor.com Author: Myke Cole
    Signing Area: Sales & Signing Area – UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
  • Workshop: Your Opening Scene
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 141
    Author: Nancy Kress
    Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Creating Fantastic Characters
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 150
    Author: K Arsenault Rivera
    Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signings Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Is the Future Dystopian?
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 150
    Authors: Annalee Newitz, Kristen Simmons
    Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signings Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Inventing Complex Fantasy Worlds
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 150
    Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Authors: Myke Cole (Tor.com), L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
    Signing Area: Sales & Signing Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)

 

Sunday, March 11

  • Real Science and Science Fiction
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 130
    Author: Nancy Kress
    Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signing Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Robots, Droids, and Artificial Intelligence
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 150
    Authors: Annalee Newitz
    Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signings Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Science Fiction and Society
    Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 130
    Author: Kristen Simmons
    Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Signing Area: Sales & Signings Area – Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
  • Get Your Book Out There!
    Location: Koffler Room 218
    Panelist: Patty Garcia
    Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00PM

 

For more information, check out the Tucson Festival of Books website.

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