Proud to be a part of the Gollancz festival, a weekend of events in Manchester and London. See here for more details.
-Friday 6:15-06:45, Manchester Room 2: Introducing the class of 2015 (with Al Robertson, Alex Lamb, Tom Toner and Mark Stay)
-Friday 7:30-8:30, Manchester Room 1: Introducing the class of 2015 (with Al Robertson, Alex Lamb, Tom Toner and Mark Stay)
-Mass signing afterwards
-Saturday 3:15-4:45, London Room 1, Writing real and imagined cities (with Ben Aaronovitch, Suzanne McLeod, Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Hunt)
-Saturday 6:00-6:30: London Room 2, Would I lie to You (with Ben Aaronovitch, Suzanne McLeod, Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Hunt)
-Mass signing afterwards
-Sunday 12:30-1:45: Introducing the class of 2015, the trials and tribulations of being a new writer
(I’ll sadly have to skip the mass signing afterwards due to, er, an impending Eurostar!)
An event at the American Book Centre in Amsterdam with Bill Campbell, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Corinne Duyvis, Marieke Nijkamp and Tiemen Zwaan, on Nov 21st, 2015. Come meet us and chat about our books!
Saturday 7 November
Getting up early has never been so fun. Enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea) while talking about books, stories and other geek-related subjects with authors Aliette de Bodard, Zen Cho, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Bill Campbell.
14:00-15:30 Q&A and booksigning Aliette de Bodard
Author Aliette de Bodard will talk about and read parts from her debut The House Of Shattered Wings.
Will be pleased this year to be attending the Worldcon in Spokane, August 19th-August 23rd, 2015.
Aug 19 01:00 PM to 01:30 PM (30 minutes)
Reading – Aliette de Bodard. Will be reading from The House of Shattered Wings!
Aug 19 02:00 PM to 02:45 PM (45 minutes)
Headology & Boffo – Character and Cunning on the Discworld
Aliette de Bodard , Shanna Swendson , Gillian Redfearn , Patty Panek (Moderator) , Denise Connell
Aug 20 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Understanding the Science Behind Computers
Fred Moulton (Moderator) , Aliette de Bodard , Ramez Naam
Aug 20 03:00 PM to 03:45 PM (45 minutes)
Kaffee Klatche – Aliette de Bodard
Aliette de Bodard
Aug 21 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Autographing – Aliette de Bodard, P. C. Hodgell, Richard Kadrey, Devon Monk, Michelle Sagara, Lawrence M. Schoen
Aug 22 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Witches, Werewolves, Seamstresses and Soldiers – The Women of Discworld
Denise Connell (Moderator) , Anne Hoppe , Charlotte Lewis Brown , Patty Panek , Aliette de Bodard
Aug 22 04:00 PM to 04:45 PM (45 minutes)
Science and Technology of Discworld
Charlotte Lewis Brown (Moderator) , Aliette de Bodard , Fran Wilde , Karen G. Anderson , Sam Scheiner
Q: will there be copies of The House of Shattered Wings at Worldcon?
A: Yes! Bookseller Larry Smith has confirmed he will be carrying copies. I will be delighted to sign them, either at my official signing or if you grab me in a corridor and I’m not rushing to somewhere else.
Q: I have an ecopy of the book and would like you to sign something?
A: I will have promo postcards–come chat me up!
Eastercon 2015, which I will be proud to attend Friday and Saturday. Here’s my provisional programme:
Friday 11:15: Porcupine Quill (I understand there’ll be a dedicated area for this). Come and meet me in small committee (10-12 people), and chat about influences and favourite writers. I’m planning to use Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather and Patricia McKillip’s Book of Atrix Wolfe.
Friday 15:00: How to Find an Agent (Aliette de Bodard, Pete Newman, Gillian Redfearn, Gareth L Powell).
Saturday 10:00: Kaffeeklatsch (in my case, teeklatsch :p). Come and chat with me! You can sign up for this at the registration desk, and I’m quite happy to field any questions, from information about my forthcoming stuff (*erm* House of Shattered Wings *erm*) to recipe ideas, to how to brew tea :p
Saturday 11:00: How to Write the Other (Ian Whates, Gareth L Powell, Kim Lakin-Smith). Off-piste programme. I’m not too firm yet on where this is happening but I’m assuming it’ll be pretty easy to find. Come and see us!
Saturday 12:30: Reading with Mark Stay. I’ll be reading from The House of Shattered Wings, so if you want a sneak peek at the book this is it!
Saturday 16:15: Signing (after the Jim Butcher interview).
Saturday 21:15: We’re Not Going To Study War No More, a panel on alternate histories and war with Martin McGrath and Christopher Nuttall.
I will otherwise be in the bar, as befits any con :p
Also a note for people who want a signed copy of On a Red Station Drifting: I will have a bunch (ten or so) copies. I can’t promise to always have them on hand, but I will certainly have them at my Kaffeeklatsch, reading and signing, so if you want one, that’s the right moment to grab me! (a bunch of them should be on the TTA Press table, with many thanks to Roy Gray).